30 Mar 2012

Phoenix take play-off match 3-2

10:11 pm on 30 March 2012

Wellington Phoenix have won their Australian Football League play-off match against Sydney FC by three goals to two.

Playing on home turf in Wellington, the Phoenix led 2-nil after goals by Tim Brown and Ben Sigmund, in the 47th and 80th minutes.

But Sydney struck twice within three minutes to tie the match up at 2-all.

Then, just a few minutes later, the home side was awarded a penalty and Paul Ifill made it 3-2 to the Phoenix.