A-League: Brisbane Roar defeats Sydney 3-1 after recovering from a 0-1 deficit

BRISBANE. Brisbane Roar found a way to turn the table against Sydney.


BRISBANE. Brisbane Roar was able to turn the table against Sydney. It was Sydney to score first with a goal from M. Burgess. However, later Brisbane Roar found the way to turn the table scoring 3 consecutive goals with A. Parsons (36′), J. Lescano (40′) and L. Ivanovic (67′).

The match was played at the Moreton Bay Central Sports Complex 1 stadium in Brisbane on Tuesday and it started at 7:05 pm local time. The referee was Adam Kersey who had the assistance of Ashley Beecham and Nathan MacDonald. The 4th official was Chris Beath. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant around 20.7 degrees Celsius or 69.22 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 79%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Brisbane Roar was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Sydney that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

Sydney was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. Anyhow, Brisbane Roar found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Brisbane Roar shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Sydney shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target.


Brisbane Roar received 1 yellow card (C. Chapman). On the other side, Sydney received 2 yellow cards (T. Buhagiar and A. Wilkinson).

After this match, Brisbane Roar will have 23 points to stay in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Sydney will stay with 31 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 23'

    C. Chapman

  • 30'

    M. Burgess

  • 36'

    A. Parsons

  • 40'

    J. Lescano

  • 46'

    A. Le Fondre

    E. Kamsoba

  • 46'

    L. McGing

    B. Warland

  • 46'

    T. Buhagiar

    P. Wood

  • 53'

    H. Hore

    C. Chapman

  • 56'

    T. Buhagiar

  • 66'

    N. Mileusnic

    E. Adams

  • 66'

    L. Ivanovic

    A. Parsons

  • 67'

    L. Ivanovic

    N. Mileusnic

  • 72'

    L. Zabala

    J. Brindell-South

  • 76'

    L. Narsingh

    M. Burgess

  • 77'

    A. Segecic

    M. Amini

  • 86'

    A. Wilkinson

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Brisbane Roar: Formation and Lineups

Brisbane Roar started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Warren Moon chose to play with the following team: Jordan Holmes (7.8), Josh Brindell-South (6.8), Tom Aldred (7.0), Kai Trewin (7.3), Nicholas Olsen (7.4), Connor Chapman (6.4), Alex Parsons (6.8), Jay O’Shea (7.5), Rahmat Akbari (6.8), Eli Adams (6.3) and Juan Lescano (6.5).


Brisbane Roar made 4 changes: C. Chapman for H. Hore (53′), E. Adams for N. Mileusnic (66′), A. Parsons for L. Ivanovic (66′) and J. Brindell-South for L. Zabala (72′).

Best player: Jordan Holmes

The player that probably impressed the most for Brisbane Roar was the goalkeeper: Jordan Holmes. His rating is 7.81. He performed 5 saves.

Sydney: Formation and Lineups

Sydney started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).

On the other side, Steve Corica played with: Tom Heward-Belle (6.4), Rhyan Grant (7.1), Alex Wilkinson (6.2), Ben Warland (6.4), Callum Talbot (6.6), Patrick Yazbek (7.1), Mustafa Amini (6.8), Anthony Caceres (7.9), Max Burgess (6.8), Elvis Kamsoba (6.8) and Patrick Wood (6.4).


Sydney made 5 changes: E. Kamsoba for A. Le Fondre (46′), B. Warland for L. McGing (46′), P. Wood for T. Buhagiar (46′), M. Burgess for L. Narsingh (76′) and M. Amini for A. Segecic (77′).

Top player: Anthony Caceres

Probably the most impressive player in Sydney was Anthony Caceres.

His rating is (7.9) with 58 passes (86% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 9. He performed 6 crosses.

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