Wellington Phoenix FC
Two fine goals from Nathan Burns lifted Wellington Phoenix to a 2-0 victory over Sydney FC in the A-League.
Burns opened the scoring from a well-worked goal after 73 minutes before sealing the three points with a low drive nine minutes from time.
Burns, 26, is hoping to make the Australia squad for next month's Asian Cup and his starring role in the win should bolster his hopes, having now scored 10 goals in 11 games.
The win lifts Wellington above their opponents into fourth spot while Sydney have...
Melbourne City were subjected to a five-goal hiding in New Zealand on Sunday as they were beaten 5-1 by Wellington Phoenix.
Manchester City's sister club never got going as Nathan Burns scored three goals.
He started and ended the scoring, with his second sandwiched in between goals from Roly Bonevacia and Roy Krishna. He brought his hat trick up with a penalty.
David Williams scored City's goal from the spot.
Sunday's other game saw Newcastle Jets draw 1-1 with Central Coast Mariners, with the...