6 Feb 2011

Phoenix have rare away win

5:48 am on 6 February 2011

The Wellington Phoenix have closed in on an A-League play-off spot after a 1-nil victory at Adelaide.

Chris Greenacre scored after 34 minutes to give the Phoenix their first win in Adelaide and just their second away win of the season.

Their win strengthens their hold on 6th spot with 2 matches remaining they now have 38 points and have a game in hand over Melbourne Heart snh It was only Wellington's second away win of the season and strengthened their hold on sixth spot and a second finals appearance.

A precious 1-0 victory - just their second in 14 attempts during a campaign marred by woeful results outside of Westpac Stadium - solidifies them in sixth spot with two matches remaining.

They improve to 38 points and have a game in hand over seventh placed Melbourne Heart, who have 34 points.