Roar extend lead, Fowler hits hat-trick
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A-League leaders Brisbane Roar fought back from a goal down beat Melbourne Heart 2-1 thanks to Carlos Solozano's late goal at AAMI Park.

The hosts took the lead after 11 minutes through Gerald Sibon and Rutger Worm almost doubled the lead but his header hit the post.

Kosta Barbarouses levelled for Brisbane in the 65th minute before substitute Ivan Franjic saw a penalty saved by Clint Bolton seven minutes later.

Franjic, though, had a hand in the winner as he hit the woodwork with two minutes to go and the rebound fell to Solozano, who slotted home. Brisbane now lead Adelaide by four points at the top of the table.

Elsewhere, Robbie Fowler's hat-trick saw Perth Glory overcome Melbourne Victory 3-1 at nib Stadium.

The former Liverpool striker opened his account in the 13th minute. After being bundled over by Roddy Vargas in the box, Fowler picked himself up to take the spot kick and although keeper Michael Petkovic saved his penalty, he converted the rebound.

Fowler made it 2-0 in the 54th minute before completing his treble just after the hour mark when he rifled home after latching on to Adriano Pellegrino's ball.

Melbourne pulled a goal back through Mate Dugandzic with 11 minutes to go but Perth held out to take the points.