Central Coast's worst start to an A-League season continued with their 2-0 loss to Western Sydney extending their winless run to seven games.
A first-half rocket from Keanu Baccus -- his first goal in the league -- was followed on Friday night by Jaushua Sotirio's follow-up midway through the second period. Winger Bruce Kamau was involved in both goals; assisting on Baccus' effort from distance before firing his own long-ranger that fell to Sotirio's feet.
The win, played in front of a meagre 8163...
A spectacular strike from midfielder Brandon O'Neill gave Sydney FC a hard-earned 2-1 away A-League victory over winless Central Coast on Saturday.
O'Neill's left-foot screamer from 25 metres in the 65th minute in Gosford rocketed into the net after the Mariners backed off and allowed him to take two touches and advance closer to goal.
There's talk of overseas interest in O'Neill but Sydney coach Steve Corica says the club wants to extend his contract, which expires at the end of the season.
Chris Ikonomidis scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to lift Perth Glory to a thrilling 3-2 win over Central Coast at nib Stadium on Sunday.
The Mariners looked set to take a hard-earned point after a Glory own goal and Aiden O'Neill's 23-yard strike in the 64th minute levelled the scores at 2-2.
Glory were given a glimmer of hope when Mariners defender Kalifa Cisse was sent off in the third minute of stoppage time for his second yellow card.
But it wasn't until the dying seconds of the fifth...