A-League In Focus – Central Coast Mariners vs Sydney FC Preview

When? Saturday 24th March, 06:35 (UK)

Where? Central Coast Stadium

What channel is it on? BT Sport

Are tickets still available?

Central Coast Mariners & Sydney FC - https://www.ccmariners.com.au/fixtures#!/t1988

Where can I stream the match? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last five meetings: Central Coast Mariners W1, Sydney FC W3, D1
A-League meetings: Central Coast Mariners W12, Sydney FC W18, D9

CENTRAL COAST MARINERS

Predicted line-up: Kennedy; McGing, Rowles, Poscoliero, Roux; Melling, Brama; Hoole, De Silva, Pain; Skapetis

Unavailable: Hiariej (Injured), Golec (Injured), Baro (Injured)

Doubtful:

SYDNEY FC

Predicted line-up: Redmayne; Wilkshire, Buijs, Wilkinson, Carney; Retre, O'Neill; Mierzejewski, Simon, Ninkovic; Bobo

Unavailable: Grant (Injured), Zullo (Injured), Brillante (International duty)

Doubtful:

PREDICTION
After seeing their unbeaten streak end at the hands of Newcastle Jets, it seems as if Sydney FC have hit something of a tailspin. That’s because they followed up that game with another A-League defeat, with the Brisbane Roar getting the better of Graham Arnold’s side last weekend.

Those two losses mean their lead at the top is cut to just five points and there is now a race on to make sure they don’t falter in the final furlong. The current table toppers travel to the Central Coast Stadium on Saturday in a bid to return to winning ways.

Paul Okon’s side know that it is win or bust if they are to have any hopes of reaching the top six and the play-off places. However, with just one win in six it looks as if their season will be coming to an end when the full-time whistle is blown.