NPL Wrap: Wanderers rise to top of table


The Western Sydney Wanderers have continued their unbeaten start to the NPL 2 season with a confident 3-1 victory over Hills Brumbies on Sunday night at Lilys Football.

Goals to Keanu Baccus, Kosta Grozos and Matthew Lecce secured the three points for Trevor Morgan’s side, who now sit one point clear sit top of the ladder after six rounds.

Against the Brumbies, the Red & Black dominated the opening stages of the match and found an opener after 24 minutes, as Keanu Baccus struck home from inside the box.

The Brumbies were quick to fight back, equalising through a free-kick from outside the box by Greg Giovenali. 

In an exciting half of football, the Wanderers went into the break in the lead after youngster Kosta Grozos tucked away a penalty.

After the Brumbies were reduced to 10 men with the dismissal of Giovenali, the Wanderers would find a third after 74 minutes, Matthew Lecce sealing the win with a bullet of a strike.

The Wanderers will look to maintain their lead at the top when they host the fourth-placed Northern Tigers on Saturday night at Sydney United Sports Centre.

In other results:
U13: St George FC 1-5 WSW
U14: St George FC 3-2 WSW
U15: St George FC 1-0 WSW
U16: St George FC 3-3 WSW
U18: Hills Brumbies 1-1 WSW
U20: Match abandoned due to lightning