29 Jan 2012

Phoenix beat Heart to go second

6:31 pm on 29 January 2012

The Wellington Phoenix have moved up to second on the A-League football table after a 3-1 victory over the Melbourne Heart in the capital.

Paul Ifill opened the scoring after just 3 minutes, with the visitors replying just before halftime.

Chris Greenacre and Ifill then added to their tally early in the second half.

The Phoenix move ahead of Brisbane into second place, while the Heart remain 4th.

The Phoenix are in Adelaide next Friday night.