A-League high flyers Sydney FC have stretched their unbeaten run to five matches but have been made to work overtime by an unlucky Melbourne City before securing a feisty 3-1 comeback victory at Allianz Stadium.
Two Sydney goals within minutes approaching half-time proved pivotal on Friday night, as Adrian Mierzejewski cancelled out Luke Bratton's goal for City, before Bobo put the Sky Blues ahead for the first time in front of 10,688 spectators.
While the win strengthened Sydney FC's hold on top...
Shock at Tim Cahill's departure from Melbourne City has been replaced by hope that the A-League club can march on without the Socceroos legend.
Cahill walked out of the club in the build-up to Sunday's defeat of Central Coast Mariners, with City consigned to ripping up the 38-year-old's contract.
While Cahill had telegraphed the move after helping Australia reach next year's World Cup, City teammate Stefan Mauk said he was staggered to hear the news.
"It was a big shock," he said. "Everybody was...
Ross McCormack has jumped to the top of the A-League scoring charts, scoring the only goal in Melbourne City's 1-0 defeat of Central Coast on Sunday.
In the week after City tore up Tim Cahill's contract as the Socceroo sought more game time, the striker preferred by Warren Joyce did the business.
McCormack struck after 59 minutes, finishing a sumptuous piece of direct play that began with Dean Bouzanis.
Bouzanis, retained in goal despite Eugene Galekovic's return to fitness, found Luke Brattan with...