Relive the action as Phoenix and Victory edge a pair of dramatic contests

Australia Day provided a pair of tense, thrilling clashes between teams competing for points at the top of the Hyundai A-League table.

First of all, Wellington Phoenix played out an enthralling match with Melbourne City where the Nix completely dominated the first half but relied on a special performance from goalkeeper Filip Kurto to get over the line for a 1-0 win.

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That was followed by an epic Big Blue battle at AAMI Park with Sydney FC taking the game to Melbourne Victory after falling two goals behind to Ola Toivonen's brilliance. The Sky Blues hit the post and crossbar as they fought for a draw but the 2017/18 Champions dug deep to clinch the points. 

See all the goals and keep track of all the major talking points and action in our LIVE BLOG below.

Phoenix v City, Victory v Sydney