Fitzroy have survived a fast start from the Western Wolves to secure a crucial win hat keeps their title hopes alive.
The Wolves came out like a house on fire as they scored the first goal of the game, but Fitzroy found two quick goals through Scott Rogan to turn the game around for his side.
The Wolves were not prepared to lay down though, and they found an equaliser through Lokman Ramadan.
The first half was physical, but the second half saw more methodical passing from Fitzroy as they controlled the play and took the ascendancy with three goals that killed the tie.
Fitzroy target Abdulhayi Abdullahi was given his marching orders with less than five minutes to play for a handball that saw him receive his second yellow card of the match.
The Wolves failed to capitalise on the man advantage though, instead conceding a sixth goal as they attempted to deploy the fifth-man tactic.
Man of the Match: Aaron Yu (Fitzroy FC)
|July 14, 2017||7:00 pm||Mens||2017||17|
|Club||1st Half||2nd Half||Goals|
|Fitzroy FC M||2||4||6|
|Western Wolves FC M||2||0||2|
Fitzroy FC M