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89'
N. D'Agostino
É. Bauthéac
86'
N. Burns
R. Krishna
83'
M. Nichols
A. Rufer
78'
J. Pepper
Yellow Card
75'
L. Fenton
Yellow Card
74'
É. Bauthéac
Yellow Card
72'
Mandi
Yellow Card
71'
J. Hingert
Yellow Card
67'
M. Burgess
D. Williams
64'
Henrique Silva
T. Mikkelsen
11'
A. Papadopoulos
Yellow Card
Kick Off
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4
3
2

Stats

Possession
% %
5
6
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 2 3
Total Passes 438 291

Commentary

FULL TIME - For the fourth consecutive match these two teams have played off in a draw with the final scoreline of 0-0. Both teams had their chances to score but in the end they will have to settle for a share of the spoils. 
90' + 3' Wellington look set for an unbeaten start to the season from their first two matches. 
90' + 1' Lopez with a great run and Kurto makes a great save. 
90' There are four minutes of stoppage time to be played. 
N. D'Agostino
É. Bauthéac
Brisbane Roar
89' SUBSTITUTION ROAR - Éric Bauthéac comes off for Nicholas D'Agostino.
89' Burns tries to cross the ball in but it's deflected safely to Young. 
N. Burns
R. Krishna
Wellington Phoenix
86' SUBSTITUTION PHOENIX - Roy Krishna is replaced by Nathan Burns as Wellington clear their bench. 
84' Bautheac with a full bag of tricks completely deceiving the Phoenix defence but his pass is cleared. 
M. Nichols
A. Rufer
Wellington Phoenix
83' SUBSTITUTION PHOENIX - An attacking change for Wellington with Alex Rufer replaced by Mitch Nichols.
82' We don't have a goal here and it's not through a lack of trying. Both sides are chasing this game and hard!
80' Mauk and Taggart combine but the return to Taggart sees him waste the ball in. 
J. Pepper
Yellow Card
Brisbane Roar
78' YELLOW CARD - Pepper is the latest entrant into the referee's note book after his foul on Krishna. 
78' Taylor goes down in the box and looks at the referee but there's nothing coming. 
L. Fenton
Yellow Card
Wellington Phoenix
75' YELLOW CARD - Welcome to Yellow Card Central! This time it's Fenton who is booked for time wasting. 
É. Bauthéac
Yellow Card
Brisbane Roar
74' YELLOW CARD - Éric Bauthéac is booked for kicking the ball away. 
Mandi
Yellow Card
Wellington Phoenix
72' YELLOW CARD - Mandi loses the ball before fouling Mauk and being shown the yellow card. 
J. Hingert
Yellow Card
Brisbane Roar
71' YELLOW CARD - Jack Hingert is shown the yellow card for his foul on Krishna. 
M. Burgess
D. Williams
Wellington Phoenix
67' SUBSTITUTION PHOENIX - Wellington make their first change with David Williams replaced by Max Burgess.
67' Bautheac with another chance but he just drags it wide. 
Henrique Silva
T. Mikkelsen
Brisbane Roar
64' SUBSTITUTION ROAR - Tobias Mikkelsen comes off for Henrique.
64' Bautheac delivers into the box and Taggart goes down, but play continues. 
63' Taggart is brought down by Durante and Brisbane have the free kick in a dangerous position. 
61' O'Toole sends the cross in but Kurto has it covered.
60' Mikkelsen shoots first time but his effort is comfortably saved by Kurto. 
58' Mikkelsen sends it towards Taggart but Doyle is there to head away. It comes back to Bautheac but he shoots wide. 
56' The corner is sent to the near post and Pepper heads clear. 
56' Williams with a great ball to Krishna but Papodopoulos launches himself at the ball to cut it off. Corner to Wellington. 
55' Bautheac gets back onto his left but his shot is charged down. 
55' The corner bounces dangerously in the box but the Phoenix defence is able to deal with the danger. 
54' Roar with a quick counter that earns them a corner. 
52' Papodopoulos is lucky not to have been shown a second yellow card with referee Alex King giving him a stern warning. 
51' Krishna is on the end of a good run but his shot is rather tame. 
50' O'Toole almost slips the ball through but his through ball is charged down. 
49' Singh with a neat little turn and attempted centre but it's charged down and out for a corner. 
46' The second half is underway. 
HALF TIME - The referee calls an end to the first half and somehow we are still without a goal to show for the first 45 minutes of play. Steven Taylor will not want to see a replay of his very bad miss. At half-time it's 0-0. 
45' + 1' Mauk is in space and shoots from a long way out but his shot is well over. 
45' There will be just one minute of stoppage time. 
43' The short corner doesn't exactly come off and Wellington are pushed out.
43' The ball is sent into the box and Pepper heads it out for another corner. 
40' Krishna drags it across looking for Singh at the back post but he just doesn't get there. Opportunities gone begging at both ends. 
38' O'Toole with a lovely ball to Taggart but he can't get onto the end of it. So close yet so far. 
36' Wellington really need to steady here as they are under the pump. 
34' O'Toole brings down Williams inside the Roar attacking half and Wellington will get a rare chance to get out of the danger zone. 
32' Brisbane are getting more than their fare share of possession but they can't get one into the back of the net. 
29' Brisbane have the free kick with Bautheac sending the ball in but but it is ineffective and out for a goal kick. 
27' Brisbane continues to put the Wellington defence under sustained pressure. 
24' It has been a very entertaining start to the match here with opportunities for both sides. 
22' Roar are getting on top here and the visitors are under real pressure. 
21' A decent ball is sent in towards Taggart but Doyle shows composure to clear the danger. 
19' Hingert has a shot from range but it is charged down. 
17' Wellington are wasting chances all over the place with Singh just snatching at the ball and missing a very gettable opportunity. 
15' Jamie Young steps on the ball accidentally but he is just able to recover in time. That was close for comfort!
13' The free kick is driven into the wall with appeals for handball but they are ignored. 
A. Papadopoulos
Yellow Card
Brisbane Roar
11' YELLOW CARD - Papadopoulos slides in across Mundy and he is shown the first yellow card of the match. 
9' Mark this down right now. Steven Taylor has just achieved the miss of the season. How did he miss that from one metre out with an unguarded goal? That was horrible!
9' Wellington with another corner but this time Durante can't get onto it and the Roar will have a goal kick. 
6' The corner is sent in towards Fenton but he wastes the ball and Mauk clears. 
5' Wellington win the first corner of the match.
4' Neither side are wondering early with this match being played at a good pace. 
1' Singh with an early chance but his shot rolls comfortably to Young. 
1' We are off and underway. 
We are all set and ready to go. 
Wellington (4-2-3-1): Kurto (GK); Doyle, Durante, Taylor, Fenton; Mandi, Rufer; Williams, Singh, Cacace; Krishna. Subs: Sail (GK), Burns, Lowry, Burgess, Nichols.
Brisbane Roar (4-2-3-1): Young (GK); O'Toole, Pepper, Papadopoulos, Hingert; Lopez, Kristensen; Bautheac, Mauk, Mikkelsen; Taggart. Subs: White (GK), Henrique, McKay, Bowles, D'Agostino. 
Time to check out the line ups. 
Adam Taggart has scored six goals in his last four games. He’s also scored in three successive appearances against Wellington Phoenix
Wellington Phoenix will be looking to open their campaign with two wins for the first time in their history and they have a tough job on the road. 
The last three games between Brisbane Roar and Wellington Phoenix have ended in draws so another would not surprise here. 
Both teams are unbeaten at this stage of the season with the Roar drawing last week and Wellington coming off a home win to kick off the season. 
Good afternoon and welcome to Suncorp Stadium for today's clash between the Brisbane Roar and Wellington Phoenix. 
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