Thomas Strickland’s late goal secured another big result for Peninsula Power, Eastern Suburbs put six past a 10-man Capalaba Bulldogs while Rovers maintain second spot with a 4-2 victory over Ipswich.
Mitchelton 4 (Dozze 7’, 35’, Ferguson 86’, Rezaee 90+3’)
Logan Lightning 3 (Vesey 9’, Barbarouses 50’, Brown 75’)
Mitchelton win at the death
In a thriller between two sides in similar positions on the FQPL ladder, Mitchelton found a goal in injury time to break a 3-3 deadlock.
Jordan Dozzi’s first half double ensured Mitchelton were leading at the break, but goals to Logan’s George Barbarouses and Jed Brown brought the away side back into the game.
Mitchelton’s Samir Rezaee scored a goal at the death to provide his side with the all-important three points, with the result keeping Logan outside the top four.
Wolves FC 1 (Krkeljas 52’)
Souths United 3 (Anderson 27’(p), 72’, Butler 61’)
Souths United steal points at Wolves
Wolves FC were unable to grab their sixth win in a row, going down 3-1 to Souths United at Carmichael Park.
The yellow and black conceded halfway through the first 45 minutes, with Souths midfielder Joshua Anderson successfully converting from the penalty spot.
An early second half goal from Wolves player Aleksa Krkeljas only kept the scores even for a short while, as Souths slotted two goals in the last 30 minutes of play to take the three points.
Southside Eagles 5 (Street 11’, 28’, Mengotti 33’, Tshitenga 38’, 90’)
Wide Bay Buccaneers 2 (Meyer 1’, Mitchell 51’)
Southside all but victors in first half
Wide Bay couldn’t have started this Round 13 fixture any better with Sam Meyer scoring his third goal of the campaign inside sixty seconds of the opening whistle.
However, Southside Eagles replied with four first half goals, all but confirming the three points before the break.
Eastern Suburbs 6 (Wemyss 6’(OG), Farina 6’, 30’, Fulton 38’, Shol 38’, Yango 91’)
Capalaba Bulldogs 0
Easts slot six past Bulldogs
Eastern Suburbs proved far too strong for the Bulldogs, with a double to Easts captain Jordan Farina supported with goals from Youeil Shol, Scott Fulton, Abrahim Yango and an own goal in the big win.
The away side were forced to play with 10 men for the majority of the second half after the sending off of defender Aaron Wemyss.
Rochedale Rovers 4 (Mckain 9’, Njie 19’, 42’, Fellows 89’)
Ipswich Knights 2 (Watt 6’, 67’)
Underwood Park Field
Rochedale defend home turf
Rochedale maintained second placed position on the FQPL ladder with a 4-2 defeat over 12th placed Ipswich Knights.
A Benjamin Njie double helped the home side secure a 3-1 lead going into the second half, taking his goal tally to 11.
The second half proved to be an even contest, with both side scoring a goal apiece, but the home side held on for three points.
Sunshine Coast Wanderers 1 (Walkinshaw 45’)
Peninsula Power 2 (Smith 3’, Strickland 90’)
Ballinger Park Buderim Field
Late goal secures another big result for Power
Competition leaders Peninsula Power maintained their 10-point lead on the ladder, but were forced to work for it against Sunshine Coast Wanderers.
It looked like the match was destined to remain a draw until a 90th minute strike from Thomas Strickland ensured the Power grabbed all three points.
The loss puts the Wanderers equal fourth with Logan Lightning before their bye in the next round of fixtures.
Holland Park Hawks – BYE
A bye for Holland Park Hawks means the red and white are still yet to play a match this month. Their next fixture is at home against the Wide Bay Buccaneers.
Words: Tyler Sunderland
Image: Sunshine Coast Sports Photography