3 Mar 2013

Nix fall further behind

6:51 pm on 3 March 2013

The Wellington Phoenix's struggles to avoid the A-League wooden spoon got a bit harder as fellow strugglers Perth Glory beat visitors Sydney FC 2-1.

The Phoenix are now four points behind at the bottom of the table ahead of Sunday's visit by Melbourne Heart.

Western Sydney Wanderers surged to the top of the ladder after claiming their biggest scalp, knocking the Central Coast Mariners off the summit with a 1-0 away win.

Adelaide United were beaten 1-0 at home by Brisbane Roar.