Sydney United 58 FC have become the first National Premier League club to reach the Australia Cup final, stunning Brisbane Roar with an extra-time 3-2 semi-final triumph.
A superb volley from United’s Glen Trifiro in the 105th minute was the match-winner against the A-League’s Roar in Sunday’s semi.
United will play the October 1 cup final against the winner of Wednesday’s night’s semi-final between the NPL’s Oakleigh Cannons and A-League’s Macarthur FC.
United twice came from a goal down against the Roar, ensuring a slice of history as the first non A-League club to reach a cup final since the competition’s inception in 2014.
“You can see how much it means to our proud club,” Trifiro told Network 10 amid wild celebrations among the 3,177-strong crowd at Sydney United Sports Centre.
“This is huge for our club … we march on.”
Trifiro’s extra-time winner came after an audacious mid-air…