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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Melbourne City have thrashed the Central Coast Mariners 3-1

A-League table-toppers remain unbeaten after 3-1 thrashing of Central Coast Mariners.

Melbourne City have continued their stellar start to the season, seeing offa determined Central Coast 3-1 at AAMI Park.

Curtis Good, Adrian Luna and Rostyn Griffiths netted for the home side, while Jordan Murray struck a late consolation forthe Mariners.
City grabbed the lead through Good at a set piece in the 17th minute. Craig Noone took a corner short to Lachlan Wales, whowhipped a cross into a bundle of players.
In the teeming rain, Good shoved his way between Dylan Fox and Ziggy Gordon to power a diving header home.
On a night where City celebrated their 10th anniversary, it was only appropriate Good - who made a name for himself at thethen Melbourne Heart before moving to England - was the man to break the deadlock.
City put the result out of reach in the 81st minute.
Wales completed a quick 1-2 with Noone at a free kick, then delivered a cross into a clamouring group of players.
Youngster Stefan Colakovski left the ball for Delbridge, whose attempted tap-in was parried away by Birighitti. Unfortunatelyfor the Mariners goalkeeper, the ball fell at the feet of Rostyn Griffiths, who smacked it into the back of the net to make it 3-0.
Having looked relatively toothless for most of the match, the Mariners secured a consolation goal in the 89th minute.
Kim Eun-sun headed the ball into attack, with Danny De Silva flicking it into the path of Murray. The striker finished pastBouzanis with aplomb to make it 3-1.