Adelaide United end season on a high with win over Melbourne Victory

Cross-code star Jenna McCormick scored the winner for Adelaide United helping the Reds defeat Melbourne Victory 2-1 on Friday night to end their season on a high. 

McCormick, who also plays in the AFL Women's comp, scored a second-half winner after US star Makenzy Doniak had opened the scoring for the Reds. 

Rising star Kyra Cooney-Cross equalised for Victory before the break. 

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The hosts made the better start and took the lead in the 17th minute, Doniak producing a calm finish to open the scoring.

While Adelaide was on top, Victory struck four minutes prior to the break, Cooney-Cross levelling with her second goal of the season.

However, the Reds restored their lead in the 57th minute through McCormick.

While Victory had its chances in the closing stages – Melina Ayres, Lia Privitelli and MelindaJ Barbieri threatening – they were unable to find another equaliser.

Westfield W-League 2017/18 Round 14

Adelaide United 2 (Makenzy Doniak 17', Jenna McCormick 57')
Melbourne Victory 1 (Kyra Cooney-Cross 41')