Mar 30, 2014 at 3am UK at ​Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand
WellingtonWellington Phoenix
Adelaide UnitedAdelaide United

Timmins (12'), Ridenton (53'), Durante (57'), Lia (75'), Muscat (78')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Carrusca (58' pen.)
Marrone (37'), Djite (81'), Isaias (88')

Result: Adelaide United edge past Wellington Phoenix

Marcelo Carrusca's second-half penalty proves enough for Adelaide United to beat Wellington Phoenix away from home in the A-League.

Adelaide United have registered a narrow 1-0 victory over Wellington Phoenix away from home in the A-League.

Marcelo Carrusca of Adelaide United celebrates after scoring a goal while Glen Moss of the Phoenix looks on during the round 25 A-League match between Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United at Westpac Stadium on March 30, 2014© Getty Images

The only goal of a very attacking game at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington came just before the half hour mark.

Tarek Elrich was brought down inside the Phoenix box and Marcelo Carrusca successfully converted the spot kick.

The result means that Adelaide are now fourth in the league standings, while Ernie Merrick's side are third from bottom.

Besart Berisha of the Roar celebrates after scoring a goal during the round eight A-League match between Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory at Suncorp Stadium on November 30, 2013
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