Brisbane increases lead in A-League


SYDNEY (AP) -- Brisbane became the first A-League team to notch 100 victories with a 5-2 win over Sydney FC on Thursday.

Sydney captain Alessandro Del Piero scored in his return to the lineup from a back injury, but the Roar's Dimitri Petratos had three goals, including two from penalties.

Thomas Broich and Ivan Franjic also scored for Brisbane and Richard Garcia scored a late goal for Sydney.

The Roar increased their lead to five points over the Western Sydney Wanderers, who play the Melbourne Victory on Saturday. The Melbourne Heart host Wellington on Friday.