David Villa scored his second goal in as many games for Melbourne City FC on Sunday, netting the equaliser to earn a 1-1 draw with the Newcastle Jets.
It was only last Saturday night that David Villa was the man to score for Melbourne City FC in the second half and Villa was at it once again, scoring an 87′ minute equaliser.
John van’t Schip’s side had an array of chances to open the scoring in the first half but went into half-time level. Montano’s goal early in the second half sent shock-waves throughout the 15,717 crowd as Melbourne City FC pushed numbers forward for an equaliser.
Villa — who found the ball on the edge of the area through a brilliant exchange between Duff and Dugandzic — slotted home at Mark Birighitti’s near post to give Melbourne City FC a lifeline but it wasn’t to be as both sides left AAMI Park with a point.
Van’t Schip will look to prepare for next week’s Melbourne Derby with Melbourne Victory in what shapes up to be one of the biggest in Hyundai A-League’s history.
More to follow…
Hyundai A-League, Round 2
Sunday 19 October 2014
Melbourne City FC – 1 (David VILLA 87′)
Newcastle Jets – 1 (Edson MONTANO 62′)
Referee: Jarred Gillett
Melbourne City: Andrew Redmayne, Jason Hoffman, Iain Ramsay (Brown 82′), Patrick Kisnorbo, Robert Wielaert, Erik Paartalu (Paulo Retre 67′), Aaron Mooy, Massimo Murdocca, Damien Duff, David Villa, David Williams (Mate Dugandzic 63′).
Newcastle Jets: Mark Birighitti, Scott Neville, Kew Jaliens, Sam Gallagher, David Carney, Taylor Regan (Zenon Caravella 54′), Joel Griffiths (Andrew Hoole 69′), Marcos Flores (Jeronimo Neumann 72′), Jacob Pepper, Jonathan Steele, Edson Montano
Scorers: Edson Montano (62′), David Villa (87′)
Red cards: None
Yellow cards: Taylor Regan (23′), Edson Montano (66′), Jonathan Steele (71′), Jeronimo Neumann (77′)