A-League: Brisbane Roar 1 Melbourne Victory 2

Besart Berisha came back to haunt his former club, all-but securing the A-League premier's plate for Melbourne Victory.

Melbourne Victory are within touch of a third A-League premiership after two first half goals saw off Brisbane Roar 2-1 at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday.

Carl Valeri and former Roar striker Besart Berisha netted within five minutes of each other as Kevin Muscat's side moved three points clear of second-placed Sydney FC.

Berisha sealed the win against his old side despite Matt McKay pulling one back shortly after the restart.