The squad for Sydney FC's opening game of their A-League 2020/21 campaign has been confirmed, with Head Coach Steve Corica only missing two stars for Matchweek 1.
Paulo Retre has a groin issue and will be absent for two weeks while Adam Pavlesic is out indefinitely as he continues his rehab following his injury in our most recent AFC Champions League campaign.
CAPTAIN'S COLUMN: Matchweek 1 Is Here!
Sydney FC: 1. Andrew REDMAYNE, 3. Ben WARLAND, 4. Alex WILKINSON, 5. Alex BAUMJOHANN, 6. Ryan McGOWAN, 7. Michael ZULLO, 10. Milos NINKOVIC, 11. Kosta BARBAROUSES, 12. Trent BUHAGIAR, 16. Joel KING, 17. Anthony CACERES, 18. Luke IVANOVIC, 19. Chris ZUVELA, 20. Tom HEWARD-BELLE (GK), 23. Rhyan GRANT, 26. Luke BRATTAN, 28. Calem NIEUWENHOF, 33. Pat WOOD.
Unavailable: 8. PAULO RETRE (2 weeks – groin), 30. Adam PAVLESIC (GK) (indefinite – collarbone).
Sydney FC kick off their quest for an A-League 'Threepeat' with a huge away clash at WIN Stadium, Wollongong against the Phoenix on Saturday 2nd January (kick off 5:05pm AEDT). Catch the match live on Fox Sports and ABC TV and streamed on Kayo & the My Football Live app.