Sydney FC have failed to take advantage of one of the more controversial refereeing decisions in recent times in the A-League and been held to a 2-2 draw at home by ten-man Adelaide in a pulsating clash at Allianz Stadium.
The travelling Reds had taken the lead through Ryan Kitto early in the first half but their chances of holding onto it were turned on its head by a baffling red card distributed by referee Daniel Edler.
Adelaide’s Hiroshi Ibusuki was bemusingly given his marching orders just before half-time after sliding through to contest a loose ball.
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His trailing leg did catch Anthony Caceres on the ankle but the intent and force did not seem to constitute anything close to a sending off and…