Club in Focus: Sydney FC

Steve Corica’s side will be looking for revenge against the Central Coast Mariners who eliminated the Sky Blues from the Australia Cup in 2021.

Club: Sydney FC
State: New South Wales
Home ground: Moore Park  
Founded: 2004
Australia Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2022): Seven
Best result: Champions (2017)
Head Coach: Steve Corica

Australia Cup Record
2014 – Quarter Finals    
2015 – Round Of 16  
2016 – Runners Up
2017 – Winners
2018 – Runners Up
2019 – Round Of 32
2021 – Semi Finals  

No strangers to each other in the competition, it was the Central Coast Mariners who defeated Sydney FC in the Semi Finals in 2021 from a late 82nd minute penalty scored by Marco Ureña.

Ins & Outs

In: Diego Caballo (CE Sabadell)

Out: Milos Ninkovic (Western Sydney Wanderers), Bobo (retired), Michael Zullo, Kosta Barbarouses (Wellington Phoenix), Luciano Narsingh, Trent Buhagiar (Newcastle Jets), Mustafa Amini (Perth Glory), Harry Van der Saag (Adelaide United), Callum Talbot (Melbourne City), Anton Mlinaric (Brisbane Roar), Liam McGing, Chris Zuvela, Calem Nieuwenhof (Western Sydney Wanderers), Ben Warland (Adelaide United), Elvis Kamsoba (Sepahan S.C.)

Match Details:
Sydney FC v Central Coast Mariners        
Date: Sunday 31 July 2022
Time: 4:00pm AEST
Venue: Leichhardt Oval, Sydney