Hyundai A-League Team of the Week: Round 16


Who made our Team of the Week? Here are our best after an entertaining Round 16. 

Who made our Team of the Week? Here are our best after an entertaining Round 16. 


Jamie Young (Roar)

The English-born keeper is enjoying a stunning season – he’d be a certain contender for goalkeeper of the season,  underlined by a sensational display in Newcastle as the former Reading shot-stopper pulled off at least three top-shelf saves.  

Jamie Young


Michael Thwaite (WSW)

One of the best for Wanderers. Was pivotal all day but particularly in the second half as he helped keep a rampant Phoenix from taking all three points. 

Jordan Elsey (Reds)

It’s not easy keeping Bobo quiet. But the young Aussie did that, completely bossing the goal-scoring Brazilian in Sunday’s 0-0 draw. 

Walter Scott (Glory)

Another of the unknown youngsters stepping up on the big stage in the Hyundai A-League. He was composed and in control against Victory at full back, and it was his assist for Glory’s early opener. Scott’s brilliant defensive tackle on Besart Berisha in the second half was emblematic of a super display. 

Jordy Buijs (Sydney FC)

The Dutchman was at his powerful best in Adelaide. All class against the young Reds. Barely put a foot wrong. 

Jordy Buijs


Roly Bonevacia (WSW)

Despite the boos, the former Phoenix midfielder showed all the hallmarks of a top central midfielder in the 1-1 draw. 

Isaias (Reds)

The leader at a young Reds side, he bossed the middle of the park and was in fantastic form throughout the 0-0 draw at Coopers. 

Terry Antonis (Victory)

Showed why he’s so highly rated with a complete performance in the midfield. A class starting XI debut at Victory. 

Terry Antonis


Leroy George (Victory)

Player of the round, the winger was everywhere and with three assists was Victory’s key man in their 3-2 win over Glory. 

Matija Ljujic (Phoenix)

Not often a sub gets in the team of the week, but the Serbian striker changed the game after coming on in the second. Oh, and that goal wasn’t half bad, was it. 

Jordan O’Doherty (Reds)

Epitomised the Reds; full of running and attacking intent. What a player he’s become. Was a constant thorn in the side of Sydney’s defence with his runs from deep. 

Jordan O'Doherty

Manager of the Round: Marco Kurz

With such a young side and with so many injuries, Kurz has the Reds purring. They play for him. And he’s a master motivator. Sunday’s 0-0 draw with Sydney FC was eye-catching. 

Marco Kurz vs Perth Glory

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