Isuzu UTE A-League report: Roar outlast Jets in two-goal home win

Henry Hore’s fifth Isuzu UTE A-League goal sparked a hard-earned 2-0 victory for Brisbane Roar over Newcastle Jets at Moreton Daily Stadium on Sunday.

Controlling all the key statistics, Warren Moon’s men were nevertheless made to toil for a win which was set up by Hore’s patient, persistent effort in the 83rd minute.

The attacker dribbled past several would-be tacklers in the box before burying his finish inside the bottom right corner, punishing the 10-man Jets mere moments after Lucas Mauragis’ dismissal for a second yellow card.

Luke Ivanović added the gloss with a sublime curling strike in stoppage time, ensuring the Roar gained maximum reward for effort.

Having given away precisely zero shots on target, a youthful, energetic Brisbane will be looking to maintain that clinical edge away to Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday, 9 April.

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Brisbane Roar | Henry Hore (83′)

Hore senses some space in the left channel and is found in the box by O’Shea. He delays his shot once, twice, three times before rifling into the bottom corner.

Brisbane Roar | Luke Ivanović (90’+3)

Brisbane have numbers on the edge of the area as O’Shea works it to Ivanović, who gets the ball out of his feet and whips a wonderful shot around an outstretched Jack Duncan.


Isuzu UTE A-League
Brisbane Roar v Newcastle Jets
Sunday, 3 April 2022
Moreton Daily Stadium

Brisbane Roar 2 (Hore 83′ Ivanović 90’+3)
Newcastle Jets 0


Isuzu UTE A-League
Brisbane Roar v Melbourne Victory
Monday, 25 April 2022
Moreton Daily Stadium
KO: 2:05pm (QLD)

Feature image: Andrew Hudson