Sydney FC Set For Away Semi-Final

Sydney FC 1 (Tobin 90’) def by Melbourne Victory 3 (Jackson 25’, Jenkins 49’, 78’)

Sydney FC will contest their 11th straight Westfield W-League semi-final away from home after going down 3-1 at Melbourne Victory.

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Taylor Ray on the attack.

Moments That Mattered:  

  1. Kennedy Free-Kick – 4’ – Kennedy curls a free kick just past the post.
  2. Latsko Shot Goes Close 5’ - Latsko shoots from distance but the shot is just over.
  3. Bledsoe Save - 17’ - Aubrey denies Downie point blank header to keep it 0-0.
  4. Jackson Goal - 25’ - Jackson taps in from close range after Dowie gets free on the left.
  5. Sayer Chance - 30’ - Sayer rifles a shot from distance which Dumont tips over the bar!
  6. Jenkins Goal - 49’ - Jenkins strikes from the edge of the box To give Victory a 2-0 lead.
  7. Jenkins Goal - 78’ - Jenkins beats two Sky Blue defenders and smashes home.
  8. Tobin Goal - 90’ - Tobin’s strike from the edge of the box finds the top corner for the goal of the game but it’s a consolation.
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Princess Ibini contests an aerial ball.

Sydney FC will head into an away Westfield W-League semi finals in two weeks having gone down to a Melbourne Victory side at Marvel Stadium.

The Sky Blues had a good early pressure however the chances came to nothing and Victory opened the scoring through a tap in from Jackson.

A second half brace from Jenkins put the result beyond doubt but a fantastic late strike from

Tobin earned Sydney FC a consolation.

The Sky Blues will know their fate following Western Sydney Wanderers game in Perth later tonight. 

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Lindsay Agnew contests possession.

Sydney FC: 1. Aubrey BLEDSOE, 2. Teresa POLIAS (12. Natalia TOBIN 55’) 7. Ellie BRUSH, 8. Lindsay AGNEW, 11. Sofia HUERTA, 13. Veronica LATSKO, 14. Alanna KENNEDY, 17. Angelique HRISTODOULOU, 18. Taylor RAY, (15. Mackenzie HAWKESBY 65’) 19. Amy SAYER, 20. Princess IBINI-ISEI (10. Remy SIEMSEN 55’)

Subs Not Used: 30. Trudy BURKE (GK).

Yellow Cards:  Siemsen 86’.

Red Cards: None.

Melbourne Victory: 1. Casey DUMONT, 4. Emily MENGES, 5. Laura ALLEYWAY, 6. Haley HANSON ( 18. Grace MAHER 83’), 8. Angela BEARD, 9. Natasha DOWIE, 10. Jenna McCORMICK, 11. Darian JENKINS (13. Polly DORAN 85’) 14. Melina AYRES, 15. Amy JACKSON, 16. Annalie LONGO.

Subs Not Used:  20. T. MICAH (GK), 3. Teigan ALLEN.

Yellow Cards: McCormick 4’.

Red Cards: None. 

Ground: Marvel Stadium

Referee: Joanna Charaktis