While matches are often played in the freezing cold across Europe at this time of year, the summer weather in Australia makes for some wonderful pictures – just like the one above.

It shows Melbourne Heart’s Andrew Redmayne tipping a shot over the bar during their 3-1 win at home to Sydney FC.

The result lifted the Heart into – and dropped the Sky Blues from - the play-off qualification zone, though they are only separated by goal difference in what is promising to be an intense fight for the top-six berths.