Match Preview: Sydney FC v Melbourne City


Sydney FC face Melbourne City on Sunday night at Bankwest Stadium (kick off 6:30pm AEST), in the Hyundai A-League 2020 Grand Final.

Head Coach Steve Corica’s men will be out to make history and become the most successful Australian football club in national league history, with a fifth Championship on offer.

The Sky Blues will also be out to defend their 2019 Hyundai A-League Championship and become only the second club to record back-to-back title wins.

Sydney FC will be brimming with confidence following their Semi-Final win over Perth Glory, with Andrew Redmayne rarely troubled in a dominant performance.

For Melbourne City it will be their first ever Hyundai A-League Grand Final appearance.

Of their players in the squad, only Josh Brillante has featured in a decider before, however the Victorians are undefeated since the league’s restarts and will arrive with their own confidence following their 2-0 Semi-Final win.

Sunday, 30th August 2020
Kick-off: 6:30pm AEST
Venue: Bankwest Stadium
Broadcast: FOX Sports More+
Delayed Broadcast: ABC ME at 8:25pm AEST
Stream: MyFootball Live App, Kayo Sports

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Did you know?

  • This will be the first time that Sydney FC and Melbourne City FC have met in the A-League post-season; Sydney FC will be featuring in a competition-record-equaling sixth Grand Final. while Melbourne City FC will be making their maiden appearance at this stage.
  • Sydney FC will be aiming for back-to-back Grand Final wins in the A-League; only once before in the competition’s history has any team been crowned a back-to-back champion (Brisbane Roar FC in 2010/11 and 2011/12).
  • Sydney FC boast the highest shooting accuracy (54%) and the second-highest passing accuracy (83%) of any team this A-League season.