South Melbourne FC secures thrilling victory over Moreland City


In a thrilling encounter on Sunday May 26, South Melbourne FC showcased their resilience as they clinched a 4-2 victory over Moreland City at Lakeside Stadium.

The match kicked off in front of an enthusiastic crowd of around 600 supporters with an intense pace.

South Melbourne asserted their dominance in the match, maintaining their position at the top of the leaderboard with a three-point lead over Avondale, the reigning champions.

In the 28th minute, the visitors gained an advantage as Matt Sporle capitalised on a through ball and a goalkeeper error to score.

South Melbourne swiftly equalised in the 34th minute courtesy of Max Mikkola. Just before halftime, Bonada further intensified the excitement by putting Hellas Melbourne ahead.

The second half continued in the same vein, with South Melbourne maintaining control, and Bonada found the net again in the 70th minute, this time assisted by a superb cross from Andy Brennan.

Although Moreland managed to narrow the gap to 3-2 with Jose Sanz’s goal, Harrison Sawyer’s splendid strike in the 92nd minute sealed a convincing victory for South Melbourne.

This performance once again demonstrated the determination of Esteban Quintas’ squad to secure the top spot.




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