2 Feb 2014

Eden Park inspires Phoenix victory

4:12 pm on 2 February 2014

The Wellington Phoenix's Costo Rican duo have returned from international duty to help their team seal a 2-1 A-League football victory over Adelaide United in Auckland.

More than 18,000 fans travelled to Eden Park to see Carlos Hernandez score from a penalty midway through the first half, before Kenny Cunningham slotted a brilliant second goal just before half-time.

The win was the Phoenix's fifth in seven matches and ended Adelaide's seven-game streak without a loss.

It's also given the Phoenix 20 points on the competition ladder, one point off the top six playoff places.