Macarthur FC was thrown to the ground when Daniel De Silva and Jordan Smylie defeated the A-League newbies 2-0 at the Central Coast Mariners in the historic clash on Sunday afternoon

Mariners striker De Silva hit a decisive blow after falling behind Josh Nisbet in the 36 Minute cleverly missed Adam Federici Though Ante Milicic’s team dominated the number of ball owners and the odds, Smylie made the points for the Gosford club by shooting home late at break

It is two straight wins for Central Coast after triumphing in the F3 derby in the first round against Newcastle Jets For the first time since the only victory in the A-League Grand Final 2012, the club has won two away games in a row / 13

Macarthur must regroup after his first loss in competition after beating Western Sydney Wanderers in the opening round

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The clink of cowbells greeted Ante Milicic’s side as Macarthur ran out for the first time at Campbelltown Stadium

Despite the enthusiastic crowd in Southwest Sydney and the Bull’s dominance in the first half, Macarthur fans fell silent when De Silva Nisbet’s cross from the sideline neatly finished

The Bulls signaled their intention in the second round when Loic Puyo’s attempt went just over the crossbar while Mariners’ goalkeeper had to look out for Matt Derbyshire’s header and Denis Genreau’s chance

The Mariners glove maker was on top form to fend off Ivan Franjic’s deflected hit after 75 minutes

But while Macarthur kept pushing for an equalizer, the Mariners beat the new boys with a sucker when Smylie converted Daniel Bouman’s cut to 2-0

A change in Brisbane Roar’s tactics and a lack of match fitness at Melbourne Victory Camp were the key factors that contributed to Brisbane’s 3-1 win on Saturday night, according to coaches on both sides

An exciting first half ended 1-1 at AAMI Park with Scot

What a start into the new year

Fireworks filled the skies in Gosford on Thursday night as the final A-League game in 2020 ended the year for good Two days later, those fireworks continued to explode when four goals of the highest caliber over two were scored

Dylan Wenzel-Halls put in a superb solo performance as Brisbane Roar responded with an impressive 3-1 win over Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park after losing in the opening round

Wenzel-Halls had caused Victory problems all evening and the 23-year-old finally scored in 79 minute

Adelaide United captain Stefan Mauk believes opposing defenses should be afraid of the Reds’ young shooters who are making their way to get off the submarine bench

Mauk scored the second goal in Adelaide’s 2-0 win over ten-man Melbourne City after 16-year-old Mohamed Toure stood up

A returning Tomi Juric delighted more than 10000 spectators at Coopers Stadium as Adelaide United celebrated a 2-0 triumph over ten-man Melbourne City

The Socceroo with 41 international matches scored in 66 Minute a moment of pure quality to achieve a deadly finish

A change in Brisbane Roar’s tactics and a lack of match fitness at Melbourne Victory Camp were the key factors that contributed to Brisbane’s 3-1 win on Saturday night, according to coaches on both sides

An exciting first half ended 1-1 at AAMI Park with Scot

What a start into the new year

Fireworks filled the skies in Gosford on Thursday night as the final A-League game in 2020 ended the year for good Two days later, those fireworks continued to explode when four goals of the highest caliber over two were scored

Dylan Wenzel-Halls put in a superb solo performance as Brisbane Roar responded with an impressive 3-1 win over Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park after losing in the opening round

Wenzel-Halls had caused Victory problems all evening and the 23-year-old finally scored in 79 minute

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