Adelaide United regard their A-League elimination final against old foe Melbourne Victory next Sunday as a derby despite their several hundred kilometres separating them.
The sides clash at AAMI Park two days after Melbourne City and Brisbane Roar square off at the same venue, in the other game in the first weekend of finals.
Adelaide and Victory faced off in two of the first four A-League grand finals, both won by the Melbourne club. They have clashed four times this season with a win apiece and...
The Brisbane Roar have claimed the sixth and last A-League finals spot after the Western Sydney Wanderers suffered a dramatic 3-2 home loss to Adelaide United.
Needing a win to climb back above Brisbane into sixth, Wanderers led 1-0 but lost a thrilling see-sawing and controversial battle at ANZ Stadium on Sunday.
Wanderers started the round in sixth but Roar moved above them with a win at Perth on Saturday and now play Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park next Sunday.
Western Sydney played the last half-hour...
A ruthless Sydney FC and their Brazilian striker Bobo set more A-League records in an impressive 3-0 home win over Adelaide United.
Bobo netted twice in the second half at Allianz Stadium to take his tally to 26, eclipsing the full-season haul of Melbourne City sharpshooter Bruno Fornaroli in 2015-16.
Also, the Sky Blues became the first side to reach 60 points in successive A-League seasons.
They equalled Melbourne City's 63 goals in a season, with a final home-and-away game against Melbourne Victory...