He may be 37 and he may be playing with a bad back but Alessandro Diamanti still finds a way.
The Italian dynamo was tremendous off the bench putting in a sublime cross to Dylan Pierias who nodded home the winner to get Western United back on the winners list over Brisbane Roar.
Brisbane was damaging off the break early as Riku Danzaki caused the Western back three some early problems forcing a smart save from Ryan Scott.
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Iker Guarroxtena and Pierias posed a threat to Brisbane’s defence early but both had efforts thwarted by Jamie Young.
Following the break, Pierias again got the better of the Roar backline but was unable to tuck away his one-on-one with Young who denied him yet again.
Scott who has been thrust in due to Filip Kurto’s injury continued his stellar evening…