Sydney FC avoided their first A-League defeat and their second to Melbourne City in 10 days thanks to a late Bobo penalty that cancelled out Fernando Brandan's first-half screamer.
The Sky Blues, out for revenge after being beaten by their interstate rivals in last week's FFA Cup final, mostly controlled Friday night's rematch at ANZ Stadium but again lacked the attacking ruthlessness to put City away.
What they did do is secure an important point that keeps them undefeated in 10 weeks and six...
Melbourne City brought the fire to the FFA Cup final but should think twice if they expect to physically dominate Sydney FC in Sky Blue territory, Graham Arnold says.
FFA Cup champions City looked to outmuscle the visitors at AAMI Park last Wednesday, with an early Luke Brattan challenge on FC's Michael Zullo setting the tone and angering Sydney's bench.
Zullo was still sporting a nasty bruise at training a week after the encounter.
Sydney FC coach Arnold welcomed the prospect of a similar level...
Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold has declared Bernie Ibini ready to start against Melbourne City following his sparkling second-half cameo at Newcastle Jets.
In just his second A-League appearance since a training-ground injury snuffed out his European dream before it had even started, Ibini made a compelling case for his first competitive start in 18 months.
Introduced on the hour mark of Sunday's 2-0 victory, the 24-year-old injected much-needed attacking spark and scored a nifty solo goal that shut...