Daniel Sturridge scored a goal and bagged an assist Liverpool strolled to a 3-0 friendly win over A-League champions in Sydney on Wednesday.
The first Australian to win an English FA Cup, Craig Johnston, has warned that the nation has "a big problem at grassroots" level.
Former Australia, Leeds and Liverpool winger Harry Kewell has been appointed head coach of League Two side Crawley Town.
Liverpool and Sydney FC are prepared to put celebrations on hold ahead of their friendly in Sydney on Wednesday night.
Craig Johnston says there is a grass roots problem with Australian football, with not enough talent coming through.
Craig Johnston and Gary McAllister expect the clash between Sydney FC and Liverpool to be very competitive.