Sydney Football Stadium, Saturday 19th November 2011.
Photos by Michael Shillito
The teams enter the arena
The Mariners' fans
pre-match banners
A spectacular pullover
banner from The Cove
Sydney - Australia's
The toss of the coin
The game is under way
Scott Jamieson presses
Matt Simon and Jamie
Coyne collide
Matt McGlinchey drives the
Mariners forward
The Mariners prepare to
take a corner
A shot from Mark Bridge
sails over the goal
Nick Carle puts Rostyn
Griffiths under pressure
Karol Kisel denies Josh
Rose room to move
Terry McFlynn directs traffic
A healthy crowd is on hand
for this game
The Cove are in voice
John Hutchinson takes on
Jamie Coyne
The Mariners line up a free
The shot goes into the net,
and the Mariners take the
The Mariners fans like it
A long ball has too much
on it for Bridge to chase
Liam Reddy restarts play
Rose to Hutchinson
The Cove make some
noise as the second half
gets under way
Nick Carle takes
possession on the half
way line
The Cove flags are flying
The Mariners prepare
another attacking raid
Brett Emerton looks for an
attacking option
The Mariners are on the
McGlinchey finds the net,
and it's 2-0 to the Mariners
Celebration time for the
Substitute Mustafa Amini
gets into the game
A Mariner goes down in
the area
Justin Pasfield takes a
goal kick
Scott Jamieson incurs the
wrath of the referee
Pascal Bosschaart looks
for an opening
Nick Carle throws Sydney
FC a lifeline
And the crowd goes wild
Nick Carle goes for a run
out wide
A Sydney FC attack is
aborted by the offside flag
The attendance figure is
Karol Kisel crosses the
half way line
Pedj Bojic clears the
Mariners out of trouble
On 82 minutes, the
Mariners score and the
game is safe
The Mariners fans
celebrate their 3-1 lead
While some Sydney FC
fans start heading for the
The Mariners struggle to
control the ball out wide
Kisel takes on Amini
Brett Emerton takes a
The Mariners set the wall
The shot hits the net, and
it's 3-2
The Sydney FC fans are on
their feet
Nick Carle looks for an
Four minutes to be added
Shannon Cole runs the
ball forward
Sydney FC take a corner
Battle for a header
Mariners keeper Justin
Pasfield goes down
It's all over. Sydney FC 2
Central Coast Mariners 3
A lap of honour for the