FANS flocked to stadiums in record numbers to watch the A-League's opening round this season, but now just seven weeks later attendance figures have more than halved.
THE A-League's cellar dwellers played out the match of the season as Melbourne Heart came from two goals down to snatch a 3-3 draw at AAMI Park.
BESART Berisha once again won a game for Brisbane over Perth on Saturday while Sydney FC recorded a club record fourth straight victory beating Newcastle 2-0.
MELBOURNE Heart will again be without skipper Harry Kewell as coach John Aloisi seeks to ease the pressure with a breakthrough A-League win against Adelaide.
MELBOURNE Victory's frustrations at Bluetongue Stadium have continued as they were held to a scoreless draw despite dominating the Central Coast Mariners.