In-form Phoenix rises to second
The in-form Wellington Phoenix are now sitting second on the table after beating Melbourne Heart 3-1.
The Brisbane Roar had lost 1-nil to the Newcastle Jets at Suncorp the previous which guaranteed the Phoenix second spot with a win at home.
The Phoenix two consecutive rare away victories coming into this match.
Perth Glory also had two successive three goal winning margins after beating Adelaide United 3-nil at Hindmarsh.
The Glory had beaten Melbourne Victory 4-1 in their previous match.
Here is the form table showing only points from the last six matches for each team:
|Central Coast Mariners||6||4||2||0||8||3||5||14||DWWDWW|
According to this table, Glory is the team in top form with 14 points from the last six.
Heart have the worst form as they continue to slide down the table. They have managed only two draws from their last six matches.