Defending champion Sydney FC noticed its lead in Australian soccer’s A-League lowered to 5 factors Sunday when it performed out a zero-zero draw with Adelaide within the event’s fifteenth spherical.
Second-positioned Newcastle beat Brisbane 1-zero on Friday to chop into Sydney’s lead, which had stood at eight factors when it drew 2-2 with Newcastle within the earlier spherical.
Sydney had Adelaide underneath intense strain at occasions Sunday however the Reds’ protection held and Sydney was left with a report of 12 wins, two attracts and one loss this season.
An eleventh-minute strike by Jason Hoffman gave Newcastle a tough-fought win over Brisbane, permitting it to slender the hole to Sydney on the prime of the desk.
Melbourne Metropolis drew 2-2 with Central Coast to remain in third place, seven factors behind Newcastle and three factors away from the Melbourne Victory who beat Perth three-2.