Adelaide Oval, Friday 28th December 2007.
Photos by Michael Shillito
Colonel Light does the
The picturesque Adelaide
Oval, about to be painted
sky blue
Redecorating an
inexplicable statue in
Rundle Mall
The Pub of Shame
On the Walk of Shame
The Walk of Shame goes
up King William St
Arriving at the ground, the
feeling of an atmosphere
was building
The players warm up
The Japanese drummers
pre-match entertainment
From the Home for Misfit
Mascots - Big Red
The Chappell Stands and
the hill are full
The Cove sings as the
players come on
The players walk onto the
Kick off
The Reds clear the ball
out of their defensive zone
Bolton makes a save
Brosque takes a corner
And that's the way we like
it, we like it, we like it,
Clint Bolton goal kick
Sydney FC's first coach,
Pierre Littbarski, was at
the game
A corner, with the setting
sun getting in Brosque's
Adelaide corner
The Giffen Stand - a few
empty seats in the
members section, but still
well populated
Another possession for
But it's the Reds who are
first to score
The Reds fans celebrate
The chop
In the hot weather, a
drinks break was taken
The hill at the other end
was full
Corica takes a free
Iain Fyfe cops a yellow
Adelaide free
Marching In
The game changed when
a brain explosion from
Cornthwaite saw him
sent off
Adelaide set the wall
Robbie Middleby looks to
create another
opportunity for Sydney
Costanzo gets a
clearance for the Reds
The Sydney FC fans
continued to sing all night
A sublime Santalab strike
shortly before half-time
levelled the scores
And the Sydney FC fans
go wild
Brazilian dancers at
A visit from the Adelaide
Juvenile Delinquents Club
Back on for the second
Sydney Till I Die
Corica creates an
Adelaide have a chance
to regain the lead, but are
unable to
Watch out, Biddle's about
The picturesque Adelaide
Oval, as the lights take
Sydney take the lead
More celebrations
Sydney continue to attack
Brosque will tear you
apart, again
Reuben Zadkovich drives
Sydney into attack
And the ball goes into the
Adelaide net for the third
The players celebrate
And so do the fans
Medical time-out
Juninho corner
Corica prepares for a
The Sydney supporters
are in voice
Adelaide prepare an
attacking chance
An Adelaide player goes
The crowd figure, a great
And so do we
To the early leavers in the
crowd, cheerio
A late corner for Adelaide
It's all over
The scoreboard tells the
The Sydney FC players
bask in the joy of victory
Acknowledging the
travelling support
As the supporters
continue to sing
Adelaide United 1 (K Sarkies 19)  Sydney FC 3 (B Santalab
44, S Corica 54, R Middleby 66)
Yellow Cards : Adelaide - T Dodd 28, E Galekovic 66.
Sydney - I Fyfe 30, M Milligan 40, R Middleby 65, B Renaud
Red Cards : Adelaide - R Cornthwaite 33.
Referee - M Breeze. Crowd - 25,039 at Adelaide Oval.