Matildas at Home: goals, goals, goals across A-League Women

While Covid continues to cause disruptions, the football in A-League Women's has been the good kind of chaotic. 

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Emma Checker's Melbourne City were 2-1 winners over the Brisbane Roar.

The Queenslanders had plenty of opportunities to open the scoring but former Commonwealth Bank Matildas goalkeeper Melissa Barbieri was more than up to the task. 

It took a Katrina Gorry spot-kick for the team to finally breakthrough.

That's not to say City didn't have chances with Jamilla Rankin being kept busy on the flank and Mia Bailey pulling off some crucial saves. 

An unstoppable Rhianna Pollicina free-kick drew things level before an injury-time Hannah Wilkinson header snatched all three points. 

It was a commanding 3-0 win for Adelaide United over Bryleeh Henry's Western Sydney Wanderers. 

The first goal was scrappy with Kayla Sharples being credited with the last touch and bundling the ball over the line.

Sarah Langman and Annalee Grove both pulled out some fantastic saves with Langman acrobatically denying Dylan Holmes in the first half. 

However, there was little Langman could do to stop Chelise Dawber's low strike into the far corner to put the Reds 2-0 up. 

Dawber was at it again to make it three, this time the low strike was a little further out and the angle a little more acute. 

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In the weekend's other matches, goals were the order of the day with Newcastle Jets and Canberra United playing out a 3-3 draw. 

Marie Dolvik's stunning, early strike and Ash Sykes' equaliser saw the sides go into halftime on level pegging.

Sophie Harding put the Jets in front before four minutes of madness ensued.

Ash Sykes nabbed her second in the 61st minute before Allira Toby's glancing header put Canberra in front two minutes later. 

The lead wouldn't last long with Sunny Franco getting the equaliser only a minute later ensuring the points would be shared. 

To round things out, Perth Glory came from behind to defeat Wellington Phoenix 3-2. 

Sofia Sakalis nabbed her first A-League Women's goal while Grace Jale's effort couldn't be kept out to make it 1-1.

Chloe Knott's pressure led to Wellington taking the lead before the Glory heaped on some pressure of their own. 

Cyera Hintzen got the leveller in the 80th minute before Mie Leth Jans grabbed all three points with her goal in the 88th minute. 

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This article was originally published on the CommBank Matildas website.