Sydney FC find form at Wellington; Wanderers get one past Brisbane

Wellington Phoenix 1 – Sydney FC 2 (A-League, December 9, 2012) Sebastian Ryall opened the scoring for the visitors on the stroke of halftime, before Rhyan Grant put the Sky Blues two goals up in the 70th minute. An added time goal from the penalty spot to Jeremy Brockie pulled a goal back and ensured a tense few closing minutes, however the home side were unable to find an equaliser.

Sydney Wanderers  1 – Brisbane Roar 0 (A-League, December 9, 2012) Japanese star Shinji Ono’s first A-League goal gave Western Sydney their second win over reigning champions Brisbane Roar this season.