“If they play at that level, it's over”: King, Cornes assess “brutal” Dees performance
David King believes Melbourne made a statement on Thursday night in their 64-point win over pre-round ladder-leaders Brisbane.
Coming off three consecutive losses, the Demons needed to respond and that they did, brutalising Brisbane after quarter time, kicking 14.17 to 4.7.
King believes it’s the best Melbourne has looked this year.
“It’s the best I’ve seen Melbourne play for some time. We’ve talked about them a lot this year coasting at 70 per cent, but finding themselves 10-0, then they’ve hit a massive hump,” the premiership Roo told SEN Breakfast.
“Teams are coming for them, everyone is analysing what they’re doing, teams are playing different ways against them, they’ve had all sorts of challenges come at them this year.
“I think they got to the bye and gathered and said, …
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