4 Jan 2015

Phoenix stick with winning formula

3:42 pm on 4 January 2015

The Wellington Phoenix have a chance to lift themselves to second on the A-League football ladder in this afternoon's home match against the Brisbane Roar.

Wellington Phoenix celebrate Roy Krishna's goal against Western Sydney Wanderers.

The Wellington Phoenix Photo: Photosport

They currently sit third on the ladder after five wins and a draw in their last six matches and today's game is their last before the competition's hiatus for the Asian Cup.

The coach, Ernie Merrick, says it's important they don't change what they've been doing after their recent success.

"The most important thing is that we don't say anything different, it's about the processes we go through and the number of possessions we want, the successful completion of passes, about getting in the box about organising defensively in midfield, the back-line staying high, so no changes."

The match is Jeremy Brockie's last match for the club before he joins South African club Supersport.

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