Favourite Semi-Final Moments

Sydney FC have featured in nine Semi-Final outings across the 16 years of the A-League, and they’re gearing up for their 10th next Saturday at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium.

The Sky Blues boast a squad well versed in Finals Series football, so we quizzed a few of the boys to get their favourite Sydney FC Semi-Final moments.

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There’s no guesses for the standout match from all those years of Finals Series wins, as the Sky Blues prepare to return to Kogarah on Saturday 19th June.
 

Alex Wilkinson: “I think my favourite Semi-Final would have to be the 6-1 Melbourne Victory game at Kogarah. It was a huge win, our biggest ever against Melbourne who are one of our biggest rivals, and to do it in a Semi-Final made it pretty special. It gave us confidence heading into the Grand Final and ending up winning that.”   

Bobô: “It’s hard to remember as I haven’t played in one for a while, but I remember when we beat Perth Glory 3-0. It was a good win for us, we played with high pressure, scored early and controlled the game.”

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Bobô joins in the celebrations after the Sky Blues' qualified for the 2017 Grand Final by defeating Perth Glory.

Michael Zullo: “My favourite Semi-Final moment was definitely beating Melbourne Victory at home 6-1. The history and the rivalry between our two clubs is massive, they had a really strong team at the time and to just so convincingly win and qualify for another Grand Final was an amazing feeling.”  

Paulo Retre: “Mine would have to be the Melbourne Victory home game we won 6-1. We had an all round good performance and it was a great result for our Members and fans. It was a really good experience, we took that win and it gave us a lot of confidence to go on and win the Grand Final in Perth.”


Sydney FC are in Semi-Final action at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium on Saturday 19th June, opponent TBC. Tickets are selling fast, with over 50% sold already! Get in quick and book your seats now.

 

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