Melbourne Victory striker Besart Berisha says his club owe Sydney FC an A-League Grand Final defeat after three losses to the Sky Blues this season.
Victory will only get the chance to make amends by defeating Brisbane Roar in next Sunday's crunch semifinal at AAMI Park.
And even then, Sydney must overcome Melbourne City or Perth Glory on Saturday in their semifinal at Allianz Stadium.
But the meeting of first against second is what every neutral wants to see after a season dominated by the two teams...
A-League leaders Sydney FC have amassed the greatest points tally in the competition's history after a final-round 2-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday.
But it has come at a cost to the Sky Blues, after goal scorer and standout Milos Ninkovic limped off the Allianz Stadium pitch after a sliding tackle by Ben Kantarovski.
Ninkovic's 56th-minute goal and skipper Alex Brosque's 87th-minute effort took Sydney to 66 points from 27 games, one point more than the previous mark of 65 set by Ange Postecoglou's...
Ian Rush has fuelled speculation that Steven Gerrard could pull the Liverpool shirt back on for next month's showdown with Sydney FC, declaring the retired Anfield icon is still in top physical condition.
A one-off comeback for the Reds' first trip to Sydney on May 24 at ANZ Stadium may yet be on the cards for Gerrard in a match that fellow club legend Rush has assured will feature the best of the Reds.
"Everyone that's available and fit will be coming out," Rush told the Australian Associated Press.
The mooted exhibition match between A-League premiers Sydney FC and Premier League heavyweights Liverpool is locked in for May 24 at ANZ Stadium.
The NSW Government on Monday have confirmed last week's reports Juergen Klopp will bring the Reds' first team to Sydney for the first time.
"We want you to be there. Everyone tells me how passionate the Reds support is in Australia. I can't wait to see it for myself," Klopp said.
"Sydney we are coming. Get ready!"
It will be a tight turnaround for the Reds,...