PS4 NPL Victoria Review: Round 8

Avondale ran out 2-1 winners over North Geelong in a drama-filled encounter at Elcho Park while South Melbourne took bragging rights over Melbourne Knights in a typically intense original Melbourne derby.

Thurtell penalty enough to see Greens through against Hume

A first half penalty from Matt Thurtell has seen Bentleigh Greens maintain its undefeated start in the 2015 PS4 NPLVIC campaign, defeating Hume City 1-0.

In a fast-paced entertaining contest, both sides enjoyed a flurry of possession and momentum as Thurtell's 42nd minute spot kick was enough for the hosts on the day. 

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Drama in Lara as Warriors go down 1-2 to Avondale

The Warriors had a last minute equaliser disallowed in a game that also featured three penalties and a red card.

Jonathan Munoz’s two goals from the spot were enough to edge out Reardo Luka’s first-half penalty and claim three points for Avondale.

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South takes bragging rights in fiery original Melbourne derby

South Melbourne has secured a vital victory in a fierce edition of the original Melbourne derby against Melbourne Knights at Lakeside Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Knights midfielder Ben Surey opened the scoring with a well taken finish in the opening 15 minutes of the match before a Milos Lujic penalty at half time and an Andy Brennan strike early in the second period secured the three points for the hosts.

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Heidelberg hurts Gully with exquisite eight goals

A relentless performance from Heidelberg United seen it power to a remarkable 8-2 win over a hapless Green Gully on Saturday afternoon at Green Gully Reserve.

A hat-trick from Andreas Govas led the rout, a brace from Kaine Sheppard, with a goal each to Necj Kolman, Jakob Williams, and Kenny Athiu earning Heidelberg a famous win.

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Sole goal separates Thunder, Port, as hosts end losing streak

A 17 year-old forward in Yusuf Ahmed proved to be the hero for Dandenong Thunder as the home side ran out 1-0 winners over Port Melbourne Sharks at George Andrews Reserve on Saturday night.

The teenager’s 31st minute strike was enough to lift Stuart Munro’s men off the bottom of the ladder in what was their second win of the season, condemning the Sharks to a second straight defeat in the space of four days.

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Paco steals win with late goal against Werribee

A Joseph Youseff strike nine minutes from time has helped Pascoe Vale return to the winners list. 

The solitary strike from Youseff was enough for the visitors to overcome Werribee City on a cold and blustery afternoon at Galvin Park.

The home side will be ruing its missed opportunities throughout the first period, with Pascoe Vale largely outplayed by a Werribee City team who looked calm and composed going forward.

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