Kosta Barbarouses goal provides Phoenix with pre-season win against Victory

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A goal from All Whites winger Kosta Barbarouses has given the Wellington Phoenix a confidence-boosting pre-season win against his former club.

With a week to go before the start of the men’s A-League, Phoenix beat Melbourne Victory 1-0 in a behind-closed-doors match in Melbourne.

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In a match report on the Melbourne Victory website, Barbarouses capitalised on a quick counterattack, streaming into the box to score the winner in the 62nd minute against the club where he played 126 games in two spells.

Main photo: Kosta Barbarouses … scored the winner in Melbourne. Photo: Shane Wenzlick / Phototek.


Game played on Saturday October 14, 2023

Melbourne Victory 0
Wellington Phoenix 1 (Kosta Barbarouses 62′)


Game to be played on Sunday October 22, 2023

Western Sydney Wanderers v Wellington Phoenix
CommBank Stadium, Sydney, 5pm (NZT)

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