Oct 18, 2013 at 9.30am UK at ​Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide
Adelaide UnitedAdelaide United
2-2
VictoryMelbourne Victory
Cirio (21'), Neumann (25')
Zullo (77'), Ferreira (81')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Finkler (79'), Troisi (90')
Troisi (11'), Traore (12'), Nichols (21'), Broxham (32')

Result: Adelaide United draw with Melbourne Victory

Result: Adelaide United draw with Melbourne Victory
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Melbourne Victory come from 2-0 down to draw with Adelaide United in the A-League.

Adelaide United and Melbourne Victory have played out a 2-2 draw in their A-League clash at Hindmarsh Stadium.

Goals from Guilherme Finkler and James Troisi sealed a second-half fightback for Melbourne after the hosts had established a two-goal lead.

The visitors enjoyed the better of the opening stages and almost opened the scoring 15 minutes in when Connor Pain lofted a shot over the bar after being picked out by Archie Thompson.

With 21 minutes on the clock Neumann was brought down in the area and Cirio converted the resulting penalty to give the hosts the lead.

Adelaide doubled their advantage four minutes later when Awer Mabil's shot came back out off the post to the unmarked Neumann, who tapped the ball in.

Melbourne improved in the second half and pulled a goal back through Finkler with 11 minutes remaining.

The visitors pushed hard for an equaliser and were rewarded in the 94th minute when Troisi's shot went in off the crossbar.

The draw moves Adelaide a point clear at the top of the A-League table.

James Troisi of Atalanta BC in action during the TIM Cup match between Atalanta BC and AC Cesena at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia on November 28, 2012
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