Adelaide United vs Brisbane Roar

Current Score

  • Adelaide United 1
  • Brisbane Roar 2
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Match Profile

  • Time 5:00 PM AEST 7 April 2013
  • League Australia A-League
  • Round Elimination Finals
  • Venue Hindmarsh Stadium
  • Attendance 10,234

Adelaide United

Adelaide Utd ADE

Brisbane Roar

Brisbane BRI
Goal Scorers
  • D. Vidošić
    • 89minutes
Goal Scorers
  • Cássio (OG)
    • 27minutes
  • I. Franjic
    • 45minutes
  • L. Brattan
    • 28minutes
Team Statistics
  • Goals at Half-time 0
Team Statistics
  • Goals at Half-time 2
7 Apr 2013 - 9:07pm

Brisbane ends Adelaide's season

  • Midfield battle ... Dario Vidosic and Thomas Broich challenge for the ball (Getty)
Defending champion Brisbane Roar overcame Adelaide United 2-1 at Hindmarsh Stadium on Sunday to qualify for the A-League major semi-finals.
Source:
AAP
7 Apr 2013 - 3:44 PM  UPDATED 7 Apr 2013 - 9:07 PM

Roar, with Luke Brattan and Ivan Franjic scoring, set up a semi-final against Western Sydney Wanderers next Friday night.

Central Coast Mariners hosts Melbourne Victory in the other semi-final next Sunday.

Brisbane outclassed Adelaide, whose goal was scored late by Dario Vidosic, but Roar playmaker Thomas Broich and defender Jack Hingert suffered game-ending injuries.

Broich damaged his left ankle in a tackling tangle and was substituted at half-time while Hingert was subbed in the 66th minute with an twisted right ankle.

The injuries took some gloss off a sparkling triumph for Roar, with defender Brattan driving the first nail into Adelaide's coffin in the 27th minute.

Brattan snuck forward and was sighted by Broich when taking a corner and the German arrowed a long cross to his teammate.

Brattan, gifted vast space by the Reds, pulled the trigger on a low shot from 20 metres which cracked into the shins of unexpecting Adelaide defender Cassio, standing a metre from the goal line.

The ricochet gave Reds keeper Eugene Galekovic no chance and Roar took a deserved lead.

Brisbane struck a second blow one minute into injury time when Mitch Nichols created Franjic's goal.

Nichols launched a threatening cross into the box which found Franjic on an angled run, the industrious midfielder slotting a simple goal from five metres.

Roar, minus Broich then Hingert, absorbed the best Adelaide could throw at them in the second half until Reds star Vidosic scored in the 89th minute, driving home a low right-footer.But Brisbane held on against frantic Adelaide in the final minutes for a deserved victory to keep its championship defence alive.

Brisbane coach Mike Mulvey lauded his players' performance against a side who threw everything at them.

'I thought it was thoroughly deserved tonight," Mulvey said.

'To be fair, it was charge of the light brigade in the last five minutes, but we should have killed the game off before that.

'We had a couple of good chances and the game would have been over.

'The main thing is that at the end of the day the whistle has gone and we’re into the next round of the finals."

Match Commentary

minute code event
90 YC Yellow card awarded to Cássio of Adelaide United
89 G GOAL (Adelaide United): Scored by D. Vidošić
87 SO Substitute out L. Brattan of Brisbane Roar
87 SI Substitute in M. Murdocca of Brisbane Roar
86 YC Yellow card awarded to T. Jurić of Adelaide United
79 YC Yellow card awarded to M. Carrusca of Adelaide United
76 YC Yellow card awarded to S. Nijland of Brisbane Roar
75 SO Substitute out N. Boogaard of Adelaide United
75 SI Substitute in J. Barker-Daish of Adelaide United
73 YC Yellow card awarded to Fábio Ferreira of Adelaide United
67 SO Substitute out J. Hingert of Brisbane Roar
67 SI Substitute in S. Nijland of Brisbane Roar
66 SI Substitute in T. Jurić of Adelaide United
66 SO Substitute out J. Neumann of Adelaide United
61 YC Yellow card awarded to S. Luštica of Brisbane Roar
57 YC Yellow card awarded to I. Fyfe of Adelaide United
46 SI Substitute in Fábio Ferreira of Adelaide United
46 SO Substitute out I. Ramsay of Adelaide United
46 SI Substitute in B. Halloran of Brisbane Roar
46 SO Substitute out T. Broich of Brisbane Roar
45 G GOAL (Brisbane Roar): Scored by I. Franjic
39 YC Yellow card awarded to L. Brattan of Brisbane Roar
32 YC Yellow card awarded to J. Neumann of Adelaide United
28 G GOAL (Brisbane Roar): Scored by L. Brattan
27 OG OWN GOAL (Adelaide United): Scored by Cássio

Match Statistics

Adelaide UnitedADE

Brisbane RoarBRI