Hyundai A-League results, video and reaction: Round 22

Here’s your recap of scores, video and reaction after a massive Big Blue, a six-goal thriller in Auckland, red cards galore in Newcastle and a five-goal show in Gosford.

Sydney FC 1-0 Melbourne Victory

The Premiership trophy is on its way to Moore Park – even Victory’s James Troisi said so – after the two heavyweights squared off at a rain-soaked Allianz and Bobo bagged the winner as the Premiers in waiting continued on their merry way.

Sydney FC have ‘mental advantage’ over Victory

Troisi admits Victory’s Premiership tilt is over!

Brazil great Gilberto Silva says the exploits of Sydney FC striker Bobo could be a bridge to bring more Brazilians to the Hyundai A-League.

Wellington Phoenix 3-3 Perth Glory

Auckland fans were treated to an absolute ripper with fabulous goals – including a Castrio moment of sheer genius – and fabulous entertainment though the home side would’ve been the less happy of the two after giving up a two-goal lead.

Wellington Phoenix boss pleased to build momentum

‘Untouchable’ Glory dominated Phoenix insists Lowe

Diego Castro and Kosta Barbarouses battle for the ball in Auckland on Saturday.

Western Sydney Wanderers 0-0 Adelaide United

Two sides who’d played in China midweek battle manfully but couldn’t find a way to win at a rainy Spotless on Saturday.

Popa praise for Wanderers’ ‘fantastic talent’

Adelaide shot-stopper eyes more first-team action

Riley McGree challenges Jaushua Sotirio for the ball at Spotless Stadium.

Central Coast 2-3 Melbourne City

Brilliant entertainment – and a dash of controversy – for the fans in Gosford as City cemented their push for third spot with five rounds to go while the Mariners showed plenty of spirit but were unable to bring home that much-needed three points.

Valkanis backs Tongyik after City’s Gosford thriller

Mariners not giving up on finals: Appiah

Melbourne City players celebrate Bruno Fornaroli's opener against the Mariners on Sunday.

Newcastle Jets 1–3 Brisbane Roar

It was all happening in the Hunter with a red card to captain and coach to the home side, and the fatigued visitors made them pay to maintain their push for third spot with a fabulous win to end a mammoth stretch of games for Brisbane.

Maclaren delighted after difficult week for Roar

Red card ‘no excuse’ says Jets defender

Brisbane Roar striker Jamie Maclaren celebrates scoring with teammate Thomas Broich.