Sunday, 20 October 2002 12:00 AM
South Melbourne defeated last seasons Grand Finalists Perth Glory in a very attacking match at Bob Jane Stadium tonight. The home side played very fluent and collective football in their 2-0 victory.
South Melbourne broke a six match winless streak against the Western Australian club and earnt their first win of the season, thanks to two second half goals from Peter Buljan and Michael Baird who scored his debut goal for the Albert Park Club.
FINAL SCORE – (National Soccer League – Round 5)
SOUTH MELBOURNE 2 (Buljan 61, Baird 66)
Perth Glory 0
SOUTH MELBOURNE LINE-UP
Dean Anastasiadis, Fausto De Amicis, Mehmet Durakovic, Steve Panopoulos, Patrick Kisnorbo, David Clarkson, Peter Buljan, Vince Lia (Massimo Murdocca 83’), Nick Tolios, Michael Baird (Stephen Pace 93’), Bill Damianos.
Venue: Bob Jane Stadium, Melbourne