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Brisbane Roar beats Western Sydney 1-0 in A-League

March 8, 2015

SYDNEY (AP) — Brisbane forward Brandon Borrello scored in the 53rd minute to give the defending champion Roar a 1-0 win over Western Sydney on Sunday, extending the Asian-champion Wanderers’ poor season in the A-League.

The Roar moved into sixth place and a potential playoff spot while Western Sydney remained in last place with only eight points from 18 matches.

In the other match Sunday, Central Coast beat Melbourne City through Portuguese winger Fabio Ferreira’s 74th-minute goal; only the Mariners’ fourth win in 20 matches.

On Saturday, Perth maintained a one-point first-place lead following a 1-1 draw with Melbourne Victory.

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