Sydney FC coach Steve Corica believes his aspect can beat Melbourne Metropolis to achieve the A-League Males season decider, insisting the strain is firmly on the premiers forward of the second leg of the semifinal.
Adam Le Fondre scored the equaliser for the Sky Blues within the 1-1 draw towards Melbourne MetropolisCorica feels Metropolis is underneath extra strain forward of the second legThe semifinal winner will advance to the season decider
A second-half penalty from Sky Blues ahead Adam Le Fondre at Sydney Soccer Stadium secured a 1-1 draw for the hosts forward of subsequent Friday evening’s return leg in Melbourne.
Statistics are firmly stacked towards the Sky Blues, as Metropolis has not misplaced at residence by way of 13 regular-season matches.
Metropolis completed 17 factors above Sydney FC in the course of the common season however Corica, whose aspect are undefeated in seven matches, noticed no cause why they need to concern a visit to Melbourne.
“We’re blissful to go down there, our kind is basically good away from residence,” Corica mentioned.
“We’re wanting ahead to it, it is clearly a troublesome place to go.
“We have been there many instances earlier than and it is at all times robust going there however it’s a one-off recreation that would go to penalties or additional time.
“I feel they have the strain, they’re at residence as effectively.
“No-one expects us to beat them however I feel after tonight we confirmed we will.
“There’s going to be alternatives for us subsequent week. If we take them, we’re in with an actual shot.”
Adelaide United host Central Coast Mariners at Hindmarsh Stadium within the first leg of their semifinal on Saturday evening.