5 Nov 2013

Phoenix beaten by Victory

12:11 pm on 5 November 2013

The Wellington Phoenix are still chasing their first win in the A-League this footballl season after being beaten 3-2 by the Victory in Melbourne.

Kevin Muscat enjoyed a winning start to his career as Melbourne coach as his side scored the opening three goals inside 30 minutes.

The Phoenix pulled a goal back in the first half through Jeremy Brockie and Paul Ifill nabbed a second with six minutes remaining to make for a nervous finish to the game for the home side and their supporters.

The Victory are now second equal, while the Phoenix are second from bottom, level on two points with Melbourne Heart.