A controversial penalty award shortly before the interval was enough to light a fuse that led to tempers flaring as the two Australian outfits went in at the break
Friday’s A-League fixture between Melbourne City and Adelaide United was marred by a remarkable half-time brawl that saw players from both sides confront each other all the way from the pitch to the dressing rooms.
The controversy started when the visitors, who went on to win 2-0, were awarded a controversial penalty in first-half stoppage-time. From there the ill-feeling built before exploding at the interval.
See for yourself what happened below…