Canberra United will appeal a decision to have a 2-1 win over Sydney FC changed into a 3-0 loss after the club was found guilty of an unauthorised substitution last month.
In a move that sent Sydney FC to the top of the ladder and could have ramifications for the A-League Women finals, the Australian Professional Leagues confirmed the verdict on Monday and stripped three points from Canberra and gave the victory to Sydney along with a 3-0 win.
It’s a significant setback for Canberra who have fallen a game behind fourth-placed Melbourne Victory in their pursuit of a finals spot.
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The APL ruled an unauthorised substitution made in the 93rd minute of Canberra’s 2-1 victory over Sydney FC on February…