The football action last weekend saw a total of 15 goals scored in six matches, with the winning team in three out of five matches having less possession than their opponents. Here are the players who made the difference for each team:
Macarthur FC: Ulises Davila impressed with his ball control, passing, and his assist for the solitary goal of the match.
Melbourne Victory: Damien Da Silva made a critical goal-line clearance and helped his team secure a late goal.
Wellington Phoenix: Alex Paulsen made pivotal saves, including a stop from a penalty kick.
Melbourne City: Samuel Souprayen’s goal line clearance helped maintain the team’s clean sheet.
Central Coast Mariners: Jacob Farrell provided the vital assist for the goal that broke the deadlock at the end of the first half.
Newcastle Jets: Archie Goodwin returned from injury to make a critical play that led to a goal.
Sydney FC: Joel King defended well, but the team conceded a goal just minutes after his substitution.
Western Sydney Wanderers: Zac Sapsford scored the only goal of the match and was integral to the team’s victory.
Brisbane Roar: Jay O’Shea made crucial contributions, including an assist and a goal.
Perth Glory: Cameron Cook’s saves were instrumental in keeping the team in the game.
Western United: Lachlan Wales’ equalizer goal helped the team secure a point.
Adelaide United: Ben Halloran’s stunning goal and assist made a significant impact on the outcome.