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Oakleigh stun Sydney FC in Australia Cup

The Australia Cup has weaved its magic once more as semi-professional Victorian outfit Oakleigh Cannons stunned Sydney FC on Wednesday evening to book a place in the competition’s final four.

With NSW side Sydney United 58 having already secured a place in the semi-finals on Sunday, it means two teams from outside the A-League have advanced to the competition’s penultimate round for the first time in its history.

They will be joined by Macarthur and Brisbane Roar, who downed fellow A-League Men opponents Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United in other Wednesday evening fixtures, 2-0 and 2-1 respectively.

In the draw conducted immediately after the matches, United were drawn to host the Roar in the semi-finals while the Cannons welcome Macarthur to Jack Edwards Reserve.

Regardless of who triumphs, Sydney FC and Adelaide’s elimination means the Cup is now guaranteed a first-time winner.




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