This A-League season has been a two-horse race, but with Sydney FC and Newcastle Jets showing glimpses of vulnerability over the past month, could one of the remaining four teams steal championship glory?
That will certainly be the goal for Melbourne City, Melbourne Victory, Adelaide United and Brisbane Roar when the finals series kicks off this weekend.
Both matches in week one of the finals will be held at AAMI Park in Melbourne, with City hosting Brisbane on Friday before the Victory welcome...
A wasteful Sydney FC are out of the AFC Champions League after a fiery 0-0 stalemate with a second-string Shanghai Shenhua.
Sitting third in Group H, the Sky Blues needed to beat last-placed Shanghai on Tuesday night and hope second-placed Suwon Bluewings failed to beat leaders Kashima Antlers at the same time to make the round of 16.
But the concurrent match in Japan didn't run to script as Suwon won 1-0 on matchday six.
In truth, neither did Sydney's final group match at Allianz Stadium, where...