That was very impressive from Melbourne City, who are now firmly in control of the race for second place and an armchair ride to the A-League grand final. Erick Mombaerts got his strategy spot on, the defence looked solid, the midfield was industrious, and the forward line dangerous.
The scoreline didnt flatter them, but the goals were both gifts, the first from Paolo Retre, the second from Ryan McGowan. Very un-Sydneylike mistakes, typical of a series of pe…
A-League: Melbourne City 2-0 Sydney FC – as it happened – The Guardian