Whittlesea keeps on winning


Whittlesea United continued its good form in the FV state league 1 north-west season with another big win.

Whittlesea came away with 4-1 win against Yarraville on Friday night to maintain its spot at the top of the ladder.

Whittlesea did most of the damage in the first half, scoring three goals to lead by that margin at the break.

The heat had been taken out of the game in the second half and Whittlesea ended up a player down when Anthony Taranto was awarded a red card in the 72nd minute.

Whittlesea came away with the win 4-1.

Marcus Day scored a hat trick for Whittlesea.

Whittlesea remains on top of the table with five wins and two draws from its seven matches.

Upfield also had plenty of goals scored in its draw with Ballarat City.

Ballarat led 4-2 at half time with the game in its control. Upfield scored twice in the second half to level the scores and claim a point in the 4-4 result.

Vani Shamoon scored three goals for Upfield.

Upfield sits in 10th spot with one win and two draws so far.

In FV state league 2 north-west, Craigieburn City got its first win at this level, beating the Geelong Rangers on Saturday.

In its first season in state league 2, Craigieburn has struggled at times so far.

On Saturday it was able to come away with a strong second half to claim a 4-2 win against the Rangers.

In other results, Whittlesea Ranges lost 2-0 to Keilor Park on Friday night, Uni Hill Eagles lost to Altona East Phoenix 3-0, Lalor United lost to Westvale Olympic, 2-1 and Mill Park beat Hume United, 1-0.

After seven rounds, the Ranges sit in fourth, Lalor United in fifth, Mill Park seventh, Hume United in eighth, Uni Hill Eagles in ninth and Craigieburn in 10th.