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Sydney FC vs Macarthur FC: How the Bulls pulled off an A-League upset

27th November, 2021
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95'M. Najjar
87'T. Uskok
79'L. Rose
A. Caceres79'
A. L. Fondre73'
68'A. Susnjar
17'L. Rose

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Sydney FC is at home for the first time this season against local rival Macarthur FC at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores from and a blog from 7:45pm AEDT.

Both teams enter this match with a point from the opening weekend. Sydney FC earned theirs in a lacklustre derby against the Wanderers, whilst the Bulls could probably have expected more after conceding a penalty early against the Phoenix in Newcastle and never quite being able to produce the quality required in the second half to find an additional goal to add to Liam Rose’s 61st-minute effort.

Sydney were far from impressive against Western Sydney, but for Milos Ninkovic there appeared little precision and quality in the front third and manager Steve Corica will be sweating on the return of his Brazilian striker Bobo. Macarthur looked good in patches, yet did also appear a little out of sync with Daniel De Silva, Ulises Davila and Rose not always managing to find themselves on the same page of the attacking book.

It sets up an intriguing clash and potentially a perfect moment for the Bulls to find some fluidity and topple one of the competition powerhouses.

Game information
Venue: Netstrata Jubilee Stadium
Kick-off: 7:45 pm (AEDT), Saturday 27th November 2021
Live stream: Paramount+
Betting: Sydney FC $1.87, Macarthur FC $3.80 – odds via PlayUp

Teams
Sydney FC
Andrew Redmayne, James Donachie, Ben Warland, Alex Wilkinson (c), Connor O’Toole, Michael Zullo, Paulo Retre, Bobô, Miloš Ninković, Kosta Barbarouses, Trent Buhagiar, Adam Le Fondre, Joel King, Anthony Caceres, Chris Zuvela, Tom Heward-Belle, Harry Van Der Saag, Max Burgess, Rhyan Grant, Callum Talbot, Luke Brattan, Elvis Kamsoba, Calem Nieuwenhof, Adam Pavlesic, Patrick Yazbek, Patrick Wood

Macarthur FC
Nicholas Suman, Jake McGing, Antony Golec, James Meredith, Aleksandar Jovanovic, Daniel De Silva, Jordon Mutch, Tomi Juric, Ulises Dávila (c), Tommy Oar, Moudi Najjar, Aleksandar Šušnjar, Craig Noone, Michael Ruhs, Tomislav Uskok, Jake Hollman, Liam Rose, Charles M’Mombwa, Antonis Martis, Lachlan Rose, Al Hassan Toure, Filip Kurto

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