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82'
C. Lewis
Yellow Card
75'
J. Sotirio
U. Dávila
1 - 3
66'
L. Fenton
Goal
1 - 2
58'
J. Chianese
Goal
1 - 1
56'
B. Waine
Goal
0 - 1

Match Stats

Possession
61% 38%
9
2
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 5 7
Total Passes 636 406
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Commentary

FULL TIME - Wellington took their chances in the second half to claim their third win in five matches after defeating Perth Glory 3-1. The win brings Wellington's resurgence back on track and leaves them just four points out of the top six. For Perth it seems that a season that started well may be slipping away from them after winning just one of their last ten matches. 
J. Laws
J. Sotirio
90' + 4' SUBSTITUTION PHOENIX - Wellington soak up some more time as they replace Jaushua Sotirio with Joshua Laws.
A. Rufer
U. Dávila
90' + 1' SUBSTITUTION PHOENIX - Ulises Dávila is in no rush to leave the field to be replaced by Alex Rufer.
90' There will be five minutes of stoppage time to be played. 
J. McGarry
B. Waine
89' SUBSTITUTION PHOENIX - Ben Waine is replaced by James McGarry.
88' Time is running out for Perth to try and get something from this match. 
86' Chianese with a shot from long range but teh save from Sail denies Perth. 
85' Kilkenny sends it into the box but it's punched away by Sail. 
C. Lewis
Yellow Card
82' YELLOW CARD - Clayton Lewis has been booked for walking away with the ball after Perth were awarded the free kick. 
80' Davila finds the back of the net but this time it's been disallowed for a handball on the way through. 
J. Geria
Yellow Card
77' YELLOW CARD - Jason Geria is booked for his foul or words he had to say after conceding the foul on Fenton. 
J. Sotirio
Goal
75' GOAL PHOENIX - Wellington with a great counter with Davila sliding it through for Jaushua Sotirio who slams it past Reddy inside the roof of the net. Wellington lead 3-1!
C. Bramwell
A. Keogh
74' SUBSTITUTION GLORY - Andy Keogh comes off for Ciaran Bramwell.
73' Sail is warned to stop wasting time as he delays his goal kick for as long as he could. 
72' Geria sends it into the box where Chianese heads it wide. 
71' Castro lays it off for Keogh who gets underneath it and shoots over. 
68' Castro finds Timmins who creeps into the box but his shot is well wide. 
L. Fenton
Goal
66' GOAL PHOENIX - Davila gets into the box and is allowed to roam. He shoots with Reddy making the save but unable to hold it. Fenton runs onto it for the easiest of tap ins to put Wellington 2-1 ahead. 
65' Chianese is in the box once again but his first touch is a little too heavy and the chance is gone. 
62' The match continues with it's electrifying pace with both sides looking to catch the other on the break. 
C. Timmins
O. Malik
59' SUBSTITUTION GLORY - Osama Malik is replaced by Callum Timmins.
Diego Castro
C. Armiento
59' SUBSTITUTION GLORY - Carlo Armiento makes way for Diego Castro.
J. Chianese
Goal
58' GOAL GLORY - Davila loses the ball and Chianese pounces to shoot from outside the box and land a lethal blow inside the top left corner! We are all square at 1-1!
T. Payne
Yellow Card
57' YELLOW CARD - Timothy Payne is booked for a shove from behind. 
B. Waine
Goal
56' GOAL PHOENIX - Sotirio is through and Reddy comes scrambling to dispossess him well outside the box. The ball spills out to Waine who lofts the shot over Reddy and it bounces into an empty net. Wellington lead 1-0. 
55' Davila with another chance but his effort aimed at the near post is well saved by Reddy. 
54' Fenton cuts it back into the box for Ball but the ball has gone out of play for a goal kick before he crossed it. 
52' Ota's corner sees Fornaroli caught flat footed and he couldn't get onto the end of it. 
52' Kilkenny with a chance but it deflects out for another corner. 
52' It's end to end football at the moment. 
51' Devlin shoots from the box but it hits the upright. 
49' Wellington are building nicely. 
J. Chianese
C. Ikonomidis
46' SUBSTITUTION GLORY - Chris Ikonomidis comes off at half-time and he is replaced by Joel Chianese.
45' The second half is underway. 
HALF TIME - We have a stalemate at half-time with neither side able to break through in the first half. Perth dominated possession and had their chances as did Wellington on the counter. If the second half is as good as the first was we have a cracking second half ahead. 
45' + 2' Ikonomidis runs onto it and shoots on the half volley with his effort just wide of the post. 
45' There will be three minutes added onto the end of the first half. 
44' Kilkenny's corner is flat and easily cleared by Fenton. 
44' Fornaroli is on the burst but his shot takes a deflection off Taylor for another corner. 
43' Lewis takes the corner with Keogh heading clear. 
42' Sotirio shoots from just outside the box. It takes a deflection on its way through before just going wide. 
41' Ikonomidis twists and turns and shoots with the ball headed for the top corner, but he lacks the power to beat Sail. 
40' Keogh tries to catch Sail off his line but his effort is off target. 
37' Armiento looks to send it in but it takes a couple of deflections and Sail takes the ball. 
36' Davila sends it in but Geria clears. 
32' The corner is sent to the box where it comes out to Lachman who sends it into the stands. 
32' Perth enjoying another good spell with another corner. 
31' Ota sends the corner in with Malik throwing himself at it, but it bounces clear for a throw in. 
30' Ikonomidis has been busy upon his return to the starting line up and he wins the corner after Lewis sends it out. 
29' Devlin looks for Sotirio but he hits it a little too hard and Perth clear through a string of bail out passes. 
29' Waine into the path of Ball who tries to cut it back for Sotirio but Reddy intercepts it well. 
26' Davila chips it over the top to Ball but his touch takes him across the line for a goal kick. 
24' The ball is played through to Fornaroli with Sail closing him down and blocking the shot. 
21' Perth are enjoying a good period of possession. 
18' Sutton cuts it back to Lewis who shoots from a long way out, but his shot is well wide. 
17' After a VAR check regarding the possible penalty to Armiento the referee comes back to indicate the original decision to not give the penalty has been upheld. 
14' Kilkenny to Armiento who shoots but has his shot saved by Sail. Armiento looks for the follow up and he goes down in the box and requires treatment. 
8' Wellington are playing in their Wollongong strip for what would normally be the longest road trip in football. 
6' Chris Ikonimidis crosses the ball to Carlo Armiento who does a first time volley but his shot went straight into the ground and well wide of the goal.
3' The corner is well dealt with by the Wellington defence. 
2' Carlo Armiento makes a good run into the box but his run is cut off by Louis Fenton who clears it away for a corner.
1' We are off and underway with the Wellington Phoenix kicking off.
Wellington (4-5-1): Sail (GK); Sutton, Payne, Taylor, Fenton; Ball, Lewis, Davila, Devlin, Sotirio; Waine. Subs: Marinovic (GK), Laws, Ngoy, McGarry, Rufer, Ridenton, Muratovic.
Perth (4-4-2): Reddy (GK); Ota, Warland, Lachman, Geria; Ikonomidis, Malik, Kilkenny, Armiento; Fornaroli, Keogh. Subs: Velaphi (GK), Timmins, Rawlins, Bramwell, Chianese, Castro, Aspropotamitis. 
This is an evenly matched contest with both sides on 18 points and desperate to keep in touch with the top six. Both sides will be chasing the win. 
Good evening and welcome to HBF Park for the final match of the round with Perth hosting Wellington in what is usually known as the Distance Derby.