Kamau the hero as City win Hyundai A-League season opener
A Bruce Kamau brace has helped Melbourne City FC to a deserved 2-0 win over Brisbane Roar in the opening game of the Hyundai A-League Season 2017/18 on Friday night at AAMI Park in Melbourne.
STORY OF THE GAME
- An even first half looked like it would end goalless before Kamau coolly right-footed the ball into the net on the stroke of half time.
- Kamau made it 2-0 inside the last 20 minutes to cap a deserved win.
- City's new striker Ross McCormack, while not scoring, showed why he's so highly rated, and City's Nick Fitzgerald was also influential.
Bruce Kamau, Melbourne City 44’: 1-0
Brattan’s curling corner was cleared to the edge of the box where Kamau had time to place it past Michael Theo’s left glove for the opening goal of the new Hyundai A-League season.
Bruce Kamau, Melbourne City 73’: 2-0
McCormack with the vital lead up play that saw Fitzgerald cut it back for Kamau inside the box and with a deflection, his scuffed shot rolled into the net.