Central Coast club legend Matt Simon celebrated his 200th A-League appearance in a fairytale comeback victory over Melbourne City — then broke down in emotional scenes as he paid tribute to his miracle baby daughter who was born prematurely.
Veteran striker Simon’s miletsone match in Gosford turned sour when last year’s A-League grand finalists City scored two first-half goals in quick succession.
But Mariners captain Simon notched an assist then scored a goal of his own from the spot to level the scores against 10-man City.
A searing strike from Daniel de Silva sealed a 3-2 win – and sent last year’s last-placed side to the top of the competition ladder.
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