Adelaide United’s misery has continued with Guillermo Amor and Jordan O’Doherty both dismissed in a 3-1 defeat to Perth Glory at nib Stadium on Friday night.
Andy Keogh scored twice after half-time to cap a Glory fightback after the visitors opened the scoring courtesy of Josh Risdon’s own goal.
Rostyn Griffiths quickly equalised for the home side, before Keogh completed the turnaround with his first in the 67th minute.
The visitors then had Amor sent from the touchline before winger O’Doherty followed his coach into the sheds for a second yellow just minutes later.
Tensions continued to flare until Keogh punished Adelaide on the counter-attack for his second and Perth’s first win in four matches.
0-1 Adelaide: Josh Risdon OG, 22’
Isaias did superbly well to find the right-sided Tarek Elrich, whose sharp low pass across the face was bundled into his own net by Josh Risdon.
1-1 Perth: Rostyn Griffiths, 25’
Adelaide were punished for their failure to clear when Rostyn Griffiths drilled a low effort through the outstretched hand of Eugene Galekovic and into the bottom corner.
2-1 Perth: Andy Keogh, 67’
Rostyn Griffiths’ challenge on Eugene Galekovic was adjudged to be play on, allowing Keogh to tuck the loose free-kick into an empty net.
3-1 Perth: Andy Keogh, 90’+5
Adelaide sent everyone forward for a late corner and were punished on the counter-attack as Diego Castro and Nebojsa Marinkovic combined to tee up Keogh for the striker’s second.
Jordan O’Doherty, 71’
Cautioned for a high-foot in the first half, the young winger was shown a second yellow for a lunging challenge on Glory fullback Josh Risdon.
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