31 Aug 2008

Phoenix easily subdued in Adelaide

5:51 am on 31 August 2008

The Wellingtion Phoenix football side continue to anchor the bottom of the Australian A league competition after a third round, three nil away loss to Adelaide.

The home side led one nil at half time.

Then Brazilian striker Cristiano stole the show in the second half with close range strikes in the 48th and 60th minutes to seal a win that keeps United on pace with A-League leaders Melbourne.