Sydney FC moved up to third in the A-League following a comfortable 3-0 victory away to leaders Wellington Phoenix, with both sides finishing the match with 10 men.
Jacques Faty handed the visitors the lead early on and Shane Smeltz made it two just before the half-hour mark, while Sebastian Ryall added a third.
Wellington lost Albert Riera to a second yellow card after 68 minutes and Sydney saw Smeltz follow for a straight red two minutes later.
The defeat leaves Wellington with a narrow lead at...
Drawing inspiration from his Olympic medallist mother, the A-League's top striker Marc Janko shifted his focus this week from Sydney FC's title charge to leading Austria to a first major football tournament in eight years.
Eva Janko won a bronze medal in javelin for Austria at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico. Now her son is hoping to book a place for the nation at the 2016 European Championship on the back of scintillating form on the other side of the world that has brought him an A-League best 16...
James Brown scored the only goal as Melbourne City shocked high-flying Sydney FC on Friday.
Brown's strike nine minutes from time handed Melbourne a 1-0 win and kept Sydney a point behind league leaders Wellington Phoenix who face Brisbane Roar on Sunday.
The result also moves City five points clear of Brisbane in the race for the final playoff spot but the Roar have three games in hand.
Marc Janko struck a hat trick as Sydney FC ran out 5-4 winners against Brisbane Roar to climb up to second in the A-League.
It was Brisbane who took an early lead, with Henrique opening the scoring inside five minutes, before Matthew Jurman netted an equaliser just two minutes later.
Janko then scored the first of his three goals from the penalty spot to edge Sydney in front, adding two more -- including another spot kick -- in the second half.
With the home side looking like strolling to victory,...