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Knights recorded their equal biggest ever NPL Victoria win with a commanding 5-0 victory over Heidelberg in the reverse fixture at Knights Stadium in May. As well as equalling their biggest ever NPL margin of victory in the win Round 13 Knights have also set a club record for most goals scored in a single NPL Victoria season with 49 so far – bettering their previous record of 45 set in 2018. Knights have equalled their best ever NPL Victoria finish with fourth placed and can match the 50-point tally reached in 2015 with a win on Saturday.
"Spur's James Maddison scores the opening goal. (CameraSport via Getty Images)"(Maddison) is great for our set-up. I said before the game, he's the kind of guy when the ball gets to his feet, things happen but he also works hard for the team which is important for us, " Postecoglou said. "We can't just have players who are good one way, and he's really embraced that side of it, the way he presses for us, he works really hard, he wins the ball back, I thought it was a good performance from him.
Watch football's biggest clubs and best players in the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League, streaming ad free, live and exclusive on Stan SportJames Maddison and Richarlison celebrate the first goal. (Getty)Tottenham dominated the first half and Maddison — who joined from relegated Leicester in the offseason on a reported $79 million deal — opened the scoring when he ran onto a pass into the area from Pepe Matar Sarr and directed the ball inside the far post with a first-time effort.
Josh Phelps and Ivan Franjic were on target in Sunday’s win which means Knights will host either Port Melbourne or Altona Magic who play one another on Saturday in an elimination final at Knights Stadium in a fortnight’s time. Heidelberg who face South Melbourne midweek sit tenth on the league table and are out of contention of finals football.
The team now has two wins and a draw under Postecoglou while playing the attack-minded style of football that the manager has brought to the club. READ MORE: FIFA takes drastic action against under-fire presidentREAD MORE: Legal action launched against star at centre of kissing scandalREAD MORE: Bunker 'nit-picking' blasted as Joey, Gus, Ricky fumeThough with Richarlison struggling badly up front for a third game in a row and still looking for a first goal of the season — he was taken off an hour into the game — some Spurs fans might still be wondering just how good this team could have been had the club not sold talismanic striker Harry Kane to Bayern Munich on the eve of the season.
Ange's $79m man stars as Spurs top Premier LeagueAnge Postecoglou's unbeaten run to start his Tottenham Hotspur tenureship has continued with a 2-0 win over Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday night AEST. James Maddison scored his first goal for the club in the 17th minute with a precise finish, and Dejan Kulusevski doubled the advantage with his first goal of the season in the 63rd as Tottenham followed up last weekend's home win over Manchester United with another impressive performance.
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In a strong first season at Somers Street Ben Cahn’s side also set a club record eight match unbeaten run in the league this, breaking the previous record with their win over Heidelberg in the reverse fixture. Melbourne Knights and Heidelberg are the only two NPL Victoria sides still alive in the Australia Cup and discovered their Round of 16 opponents on Monday night. Knights will host NPL SA outfit Campbelltown City while the Bergers head to NSW to face Mt Druitt Town Rangers. Saturday’s NPL Victoria Round 26 clash kicks off at 3pm at Olympic Village and will be live streamed on NPL. TV.
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