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Nabbout, Stanley's goals light up A-League

Sat 29 February 2020 | 11:06

Today's spectacular stunners from Andrew Nabbout and Nikolai Topor-Stanley, winning the match for their respective sides, lit up the A-League.

In a match against Adelaide United, Melbourne Victory's Andrew Nabbout scored in 91st minute and secured a much-needed 2-1 win for his side.

Victory peppered the Adelaide goal but looked set to fall short in their bid for a first league win since January 5 as they trailed to Kristian Opseth's fine early finish.

George Blackwood hit the crossbar as the visitors threatened a second approaching the hour-mark, only for Marco Rojas to quickly equalise at the other end, getting ahead of his marker and prodding past Paul Izzo.

At the end of the normal time the match was still 0-0 until Nabbout cut inside from the left flank and arrowed a stunning drive high past Izzo from the corner of the area to steal three points for his side.

Victory moved back ahead of Newcastle Jets, who had temporarily leapfrogged the Melbourne side earlier in the day courtesy of head coach Carl Robinson's first win.

The Jets' 2-1 triumph over Perth Glory featured a magnificent goal from Nikolai Topor-Stanley who found the top-right corner from 25 yards to open the scoring after 12 minutes.

Neil Kilkenny equalised from the penalty spot after Newcastle captain Nigel Boogaard's handball, but Roy O'Donovan sealed the win for his side by scoring at 74th minute.

Although Perth have had no win in their three previous matches, they still remain in the second place in A-League.


source: SportMob