FIFA.com previews what is set to be a thrilling conclusion to the A-League season as league new boys Western Sydney Wanderers aim to complete a fairytale with victory over perennial nearly-men Central Coast Mariners.
Goals from Youssouf Hersi and Michael Beauchamp gave Western Sydney Wanderers a 2-0 win over Sydney FC who remain rooted to the bottom of the A-League table.
Ahead of their maiden city derby, FIFA.com takes a look at the A-League’s newest club, Western Sydney Wanderers, who represent one of Australian football’s hotbeds.
Australia’s new A-League season opens this weekend with a sense of optimism on the back of increased growth in the local game and a number of new star recruits, led by FIFA World Cup™-winner Alessandro Del Piero.
Western Sydney Wanderers have bolstered their fledgling squad with four new signings, brining in Michael Beauchamp, Mark Bridge, Shannon Cole and Nikolai Topor-Stanley.
The A-League season concluded with Brisbane Roar etching their name onto the championship trophy for the first time, but the sixth edition of a still fledgling league will perhaps best be remembered for a sharp upturn in standard.