Melbourne come out on top in a five goal thriller at Adelaide

Adelaide United 2 – Melbourne Victory 3 (A-League, October 31, 2008) Adelaide took the lead after Cristiano earned his side a penalty kick midway through the first half, and on the second attempt Dodd scored. Kevin Muscat pulled the Victory level with the second peanlty of the game early in the second half, only for Cassio to score a brilliant free-kick to regain the hosts’ lead. But in the final stages Melbourne rallied, Muscat slotted his second penalty with nine minutes to go and then at the 84th minute Billy Celeski found an opening in the Adelaide defence to snatch the winner.