The ladder-leading Central Coast Mariners have been beaten on the road by Adelaide United, with three Tomi Juric penalties, referee Adam Fielding and VAR proving to be the most influential factors in the Reds’ home victory.
Less than a day after terminating his contract with Adelaide United, James Troisi’s two-year deal to join Western Sydney Wanderers was announced.
The Reds reluctantly released Troisi from the remainder of his contract on Monday – just two weeks out from the start of the A-League campaign.
Troisi has now linked up with new Wanderers boss Carl Robinson – who previously tried to sign him when he headed up MLS team Vancouver Whitecaps – on a two-season deal.
“I’ve known Carl since 2015 when he tried to sign me at Vancouver, we’ve kept in touch and we have a very close relationship,” Troisi said in a statement.
“Carl is a fantastic person and we’ve seen in a short time already what he is able to do in this league.
“I am coming to the club to be successful and I want to win another title with this club.
“The ambition of the club is high, from everyone I have spoken to, and it’s something I want to be involved in.”
Troisi joined Adelaide on a two-year deal last October and made 13 A-League appearances for the Reds last season.
However, he didn’t feature when the league resumed after the coronavirus break due to knee surgery.