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Adelaide, Melbourne Victory advance in A-League playoffs

May 5, 2019

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Winger Ben Halloran scored with 90 seconds remaining in extra time to give Adelaide United a 1-0 win Sunday over Melbourne City in the first round of the A-League playoffs.

The win advanced Adelaide to a semifinal next Friday against the Perth Glory in the Western Australian capital.

On Friday, Melbourne Victory beat Wellington Phoenix 3-1 to advance to a semifinal on May 12 against Sydney FC, which along with Perth also received a first-round bye.

The grand final is scheduled for May 18 or 19 at the home of the top-ranked team.

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