JERENIMO Neumann's double and an individual goal from Cassio secured a controversial 3-1 victory for Adelaide over Wellington Phoenix at Hindmarsh Stadium.
Phoenix went into half-time with a lead courtesy of Stein Huysegems' third goal of the season, but the Reds regained the initiative after the break to continue the visitors' A-League winless streak against Adelaide.
Neumann equalised and then was the source of controversy on two occasions as he first received the ball in an offside position - before setting up Cassio to score - and then went to ground easily leading to Ben Sigmund being sent off for a professional foul.
Andrew Durante labelled Neumann a cheat in a post-match interview and Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert, though more careful with his words, was equally disappointed.
"You have seen the video footage, write it yourself, I probably don't need to put words in your mouth," Herbert told reporters.
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