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SYDNEY FC v MELBOURNE VICTORY
Sydney Football Stadium, Sunday 7th March 2010.
Photos by Michael Shillito
A presentation for retiring
captain Steve Corica
The teams walk on for the
game
The Cove is at capacity for
the semi final clash
Sydney FC pose for a team
photo
Victory fans attack FFA
boss Frank Lowy
Kick off
Sydney FC take the ball
forward
Simon Colosimo
assesses his options
Carlos Hernandez
prepares to take a free
The ball crosses the line
for an early Victory goal
Robbie Kruse celebrates
the goal
Stephan Keller takes the
ball to half way
John Aloisi aims a header
Alex Brosque weaves
around traffic
Hernandez takes a corner
The referee points to the
spot
Karol Kisel prepares for
the penalty kick
And it's tied up at 1-1
And the crowd goes wild
A Victory shot goes wide
The sun breaks through
the clouds late in the first
half
Ward and Keller battle for
a header
Robbie Kruse has only the
keeper to beat
Karol Kisel takes a corner
Roddy Vargas goes down
in the area
Clint Bolton takes the ball
out of trouble
Into the second half
Byun puts himself in front
in the race for the ball
Byun takes a corner
A scramble on the goal line
Sydney FC goes 2-1 ahead
The players celebrate
And the crowd are on their
feet
Hernandez prepares a shot
Tom Pondeljak goes out
wide
Mark Bridge takes a throw
in
The Cove are in voice
The crowd figure is
announced
Leigh Broxham takes a
throw in
Clint Bolton takes a goal
kick
Mitch Langerak makes a
save
After two legs, the tie is tied
Sydney FC take a breather
before extra time
Hayden Foxe traps the ball
on halfway
Kisel goes down with
cramp
Hernandez takes a corner
A battle for a header
Drinks break at half time in
extra time
Stuart Musialik takes the
ball past half way
By now, day has turned
into night
Archie Thompson scores
and Melbourne have the
advantage
Celebration time for the
away fans
Scramble on the sideline
Chris Payne enters the
area
Archie Thompson takes
Melbourne forward
It's all over - Melbourne
take a home grand final