Glory come back in sensational 12-goal draw in Foxtel Y-League Round 2

A stunning 12-goal thriller headlined Round 2 as Melbourne Victory and Western Sydney Wanderers got their Foxtel Y-League campaigns up and running.

Four games were played out in the Foxtel Y-League last weekend, two of which saw 18 goals scored but no teams walk away on top.

Read on to catch up on all of the action from Round 1 of the Foxtel Y-League.

Glory come back from three goals down in 6-6 thriller

Ciaran Bramwell hit a hat-trick as Perth Glory fought back from three goals down to share the points in a phenomenal 6-6 draw against Melbourne City.

Heading into the 35th minute, City led 1-0 through Raphael Borges Rodrigues, before Glory flipped the script with two goals in five minutes through Trent Ostler and Bramwell at CB Smith Reserve. 

With three minutes until half-time, goals from Moudi Najjar and Kerrin Stokes pushed City back in front, 3-2, at the break.

A minute after the interval, Stefan Colakovski struck for City and Daniel Walsh hit back for Glory, before the hosts started to mount a lead when Rodrigues scored a second and Jordi Valadon made it 6-3 on 63 minutes.

Not to be deterred, Perth’s Bramwell his second again on 67 minutes and completed his hat-trick seven minutes later. Bryce Bafford had the final word in a breathtaking second half to wrap the scores up at 6-6 on 83 minutes.

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Roberts holds his nerve in 3-3 shootout

John Roberts’ stoppage-time penalty salvaged a draw for Central Coast Mariners in a match with saw six goals and two missed spot-kicks against Sydney FC.

Jordi Swibel put the away side ahead at Pluim Park before a double from Alou Kuol turned the game in the home side’s favour at half-time.

Young Socceroo Marco Tilio missed a 57th-minute penalty but made amends to make it 2-2, and he put the Sky Blues ahead at 3-2 on 83 minutes.

Mario Shabow had the chance to level the scores from the penalty spot on 89 minutes but could not convert. The Mariners earned another chance in the 92th minute, and Roberts kept his composure to wrap it up at 3-3. 

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Grozos nets as Wanderers pick up first win

Konstandinos Grozos was on the scoresheet as Western Sydney Wanderers powered past Canberra United in a 2-0 triumph.

Mathieu Cordier put the Red and Black a goal to the good after eight minutes at Marconi Stadium.

The 19-year-old Grozos, who has made two Hyundai A-League appearances this season, added the second four minutes later to get the Foxtel Y-League 2018/19 runners-up off the mark in the wins column for the new campaign.

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Velupillay the match-winner for Victory

Melbourne Victory recorded their first Foxtel Y-League win of the season against Adelaide United.

A late goal from Nishan Velupillay proved decisive at Jack Smith Park to wrap up the weekend’s action on Sunday morning.

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Round 3 Fixtures

Melbourne Victory v Perth Glory
Date: Friday, 29 November
Kick-off: 4.30pm AEDT
Venue: AAMI Park

Melbourne City v Brisbane Roar
Date: Saturday, 30 November
Kick-off: 4pm AEDT
Venue: John McEwan Reserve

Newcastle Jets v Canberra United
Date: Sunday, 1 December
Kick-off: 10am AEDT
Venue: No.2 Sportsground

Western Sydney Wanderers v Central Coast Mariners
Date: Sunday, 1 December
Kick-off: 10.30am AEDT
Venue: Marconi Stadium

Hyundai A-League previews

Adelaide United v Wellington Phoenix
Western United FC v Sydney FC
Newcastle Jets v Western Sydney Wanderers
Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners
Melbourne Victory v Perth Glory