Shinji Ono scores a super brace as the Wanderers sink Melbourne Victory; Heart beat Heskey’s Jets
Western Sydney Wanderers 2 – Melbourne Victory 1 (A-League, January 1, 2012) Western Sydney Wanderers midfielder Shinji Ono hit two stunning strikes to secure his side a 2-1 win over Melbourne Victory.
Melbourne Heart 2 – Newcastle Jets 1 (A-League, January 1, 2012) Croatian striker Josip Tadic’s goal in the 27th minute gave Melbourne Heart a 2-1 home win over the Newcastle Jets on Tuesday, moving the team out of last place in the A-League. Golgol Mebrahtu put the Heart ahead after six minutes, but Ryan Griffiths equalized for the Jets with an 18th-minute penalty.
Brisbane Roar 2 – Wellington Phoenix 1 (A-League, January 1, 2012) Besart Berisha grabbed the opener for Brisbane. Jeremy Brockie pulled a goal back for Wellington with a terrific strike from distance. Ben Halloran claimed the winner on 59.