Melbourne has secured a first-ever win in a major finals series with a thrilling three-goal win over Port Adelaide at Spot Gold in Perth.
Key points:Melbourne beat the Power 4-0After missing out on the finals in 2015, the Demons took a significant step forward with a remarkable comeback win at SpotGoldThe Demons took the lead in the first quarter with a goal from Jarryd Roughead, but the Power were able to counter with a pair of goals in the second and third quarters, before the Power equalised in the last quarter.
Port Adelaide started the second half with a strong, physical effort and the Demons looked set to break the power.
But the Power started the match on a high and looked set for a victory, with midfielder Tom Liberatore scoring three goals to take the lead.
The power looked set on its way to a 3-0 win, but Port Adelaide fought back with a two-goal second-quarter lead.
Port had a clear opening, but Melbourne kicked the first goal of the match to take a 4-1 lead, with a penalty kick for a penalty shot that was converted by Luke Brown.
The Power went on to win by nine points, and the win means Melbourne has now gone into the finals for the first time since 2014.
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