FFA Cup Round of 32: Matchday Two
Balmain Tigers 0
Melbourne Victory 6 (Berisha 11', Pain 41', Barbarouses 56', Geogievski 58', Howard 70' Kalfallah 84')
Leichhardt Oval, Leichhardt (NSW) Balmain Tigers v Melbourne Victory
The battling Tigers from the third tier of NSW football are in the fight of their lives, facing off against the A-League champions Melbourne Victory who boast a host of stars including Besart Berisha, Gui Finkler and Kosta Barbarouses.
GOAL 11': Besart Berisha runs onto a great ball from Jesse Makarounas and puts the ball into the bottom corner to put Victory in front.
GOAL 41': Connor Pain, sprinting down the left gets himself a tap-in after Geria crosses the ball well into the box.
GOAL 56'; Barbarouses recieves a good ball and his composed finish gives the A-League champions a three-goal buffer.
GOAL 58': Starting to look ugly for the Tigers now as Costa saves only for Georgievski to poke the ball home.
GOAL 70': Fahid Ben Khalfallah tees up Howard who has a simple tap in.
GOAL 84': Khalfallah unleashes from 20 yards to complete a comphensive win for Kevin Muscat's men.
Edgeworth FC 1 (Hammel pen 26')
Melbourne City FC 2 (Mooy 35', 94')
Magic Park, Broadmeadow (VIC)
Home side Northern NSW NPL leaders Edgeworth FC are at Magic Park for a daunting clash against financially powerful Melbourne City FC - part of the global City Football Group.
PENALTY 26': City concede a foul in the box and Bren Hammel converts the penalty with a right footed shot setting up a potential upset.
GOAL 35': Mooy bends in a cracking free kick from 25 yards,
GOAL 94': Mooy to the rescue again with another stunning free kick to put City through to the Round of 16
Gungahlin United 0
Sydney Olympic 1 (Gaitatzis 82')
Gungahlin Enclosed, Gungahlin (ACT)
The national capital is back on the national stage as local club Gungahlin United make their FFA Cup round of 32 debut. In their way, PS4 NSW NPL 1 side Sydney Olympic – a club full of confidence after blasting NPL NSW league leaders Blacktown City 4-0 on the weekend.
GOAL: Sydney Olympic leave it late but Gaitatzis ensures the club progresses to the Round of 16.
Sydney United 3 (Nikas 58', 71' Triantis 81') Wins 3-1 on penalties.
South Hobart 3 (Hunt 29', Mann 49' Hess 87')
Sydney United Sports Centre, Edensor Park (NSW)
South Hobart go into this clash as underdogs but can Sydney United shrug off the hangover from the weekend's 5-0 loss to Manly?
GOAL 29': Christopher Hunt puts underdogs South Hobart ahead, latching onto a low cross and putting it high in goal.
GOAL 49': Brayden Mann doubles the Tasmanians' lead from some good lead up work by Oscar Thomas
GOAL 58': Sydney United claw one back courtesy of a Panagiotis Nikas free kick.
GOAL 71': Nikas brings up his brace and puts United back on level-pegging.
GOAL 81': After being two goals down United takes the lead with a strike by Chris Triantis from outside the box.
GOAL 87': Hess sends the match through to extra time.