Sydney Football Stadium, Sunday 21st December 2008.
Photos by Michael Shillito
The teams make their
Kick off
An early possession for
Wayne Srhoj
An early Glory goal saw a
celebration with the
corner flag
The Western stand was
well populated, but the
rest of the ground wasn't
Alex Brosque goes down
in the area
Robbie Middleby at the
half-way line
The Cove's big flags
Nick Rizzo centres the ball
Perth goes 2-0 ahead
Glory injury simulation
Shannon Cole makes an
attacking move
Sydney FC free kick
Tando Velaphi takes a
goal kick
Glory celebrate with their
bench as they go 3-0 up
The Perth fans love it
The shadows lengthen
over the SFS
To a chorus of boos, John
Aloisi is dragged
Iain Fyfe prepares a set
Sydney takes a
long-range free kick
The keeper is beaten, and
Sydney gets a goal back
The crowd comes to life
as Sydney scores
Alex Brosque on the
Glory on the counter
David Mitchell makes a
point to the assistant ref
An own-goal compounds
Sydney's misery
Glory celebrate as the
result is beyond doubt
Another moderate crowd
at the SFS
A disgruntled fan gives
John Kosmina a gobful
The ACT supporters
group watch on
Bobby Petta clears for
Sydney FC
Clint Bolton goal kick
Eugene Dadi goes down
Kosmina wonders when
this nightmare will end
It's all over - agony for
Sydney FC
But for Perth, a result that
revives their finals hopes