Western Sydney Wanderers FC
Perth Glory
Hyundai A-League R13
ANZ Stadium
2017-01-01T08:50:00+00:00
Attendance
12,203

Wanderers, Glory in tight draw at ANZ

Western Sydney Wanderers have drawn again racking up their eighth such result after a 1-1 against Perth Glory at a rainy ANZ Stadium on Sunday night.

Glory striker Adam Taggart reminded us all of his undoubted talent with a superbly taken first half goal to give the visitors the lead at the break.

But with Wanderers pressing in the second half, substitute Jaushua Sotirio who had only just got on the park, showed striker’s instincts to coolly finish past Glory keeper Liam Reddy.

The reply set up a grandstand finish in front of just over 12,000 fans at a wet ANZ as both sides pushed for a winner. 

But Wanderers lacked enough of a cutting edge up front to seriously trouble Glory. 

However Perth could've claimed all three points after some Diego Castro magic in the final minutes, but with the ball falling to Rostyn Griffiths but he was unable to find a way past Jerrad Tyson. 

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GOALS

0-1  Glory, Adam Taggart 16’

Superb interplay on the right wing saw Chris Harold set Taggart away and he drove into the box and with Castro free the Caltex Socceroo went for the near post and beat Tyson in goal to open the scoring.  

1-1  Wanderers, Jaushua Sotirio 66’

Perth’s high line was sprung by Sotirio and the sub sprinted to the box and coolly slotted under Liam Reddy to make it 1-1.

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Hyundai A-League 2017/18
# Club P W D L PTS
Sydney FC 27 20 4 3 64
Newcastle Jets 27 15 5 7 50
Melbourne City FC 27 13 4 10 43
Melbourne Victory 27 12 5 10 41
Adelaide United 27 11 6 10 39
Brisbane Roar FC 27 10 5 12 35
Western Sydney Wanderers FC 27 8 9 10 33
Perth Glory 27 10 2 15 32
Wellington Phoenix 27 5 6 16 21
Central Coast Mariners 27 4 8 15 20
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Brisbane Roar FC Women 12 9 1 2 28
Sydney FC Women 12 8 1 3 25
Newcastle Jets Women 12 6 2 4 20
Melbourne City FC Women 12 6 2 4 20
Canberra United Women 12 5 1 6 16
Perth Glory Women 12 4 2 6 14
Melbourne Victory Women 12 3 2 7 11
Western Sydney Wanderers Women 12 3 2 7 11
Adelaide United Women 12 3 1 8 10
Group A
# Club P W D L PTS
Melbourne City FC Youth 8 5 1 2 16
Brisbane Roar FC Youth 8 4 2 2 14
Perth Glory Youth 8 4 0 4 12
Adelaide United Youth 8 3 1 4 10
Melbourne Victory Youth 8 1 2 5 5
# Club P W D L PTS
Sydney FC Youth 8 5 1 2 16
Western Sydney Wanderers FC Youth 8 4 1 3 13
Central Coast Mariners Youth 8 3 3 2 12
Newcastle Jets Youth 8 3 1 4 10
FFA Centre of Excellence 8 2 0 6 6