The FFA Cup continues to chart new territory with Sydney FC v Melbourne City providing the first ever live stream of a competitive football match between two A-League clubs.
Both teams will stream the game live on their club websites sydneyfc.com and melbournecityfc.com.au from 7.30pm (AEST) Tuesday, when the game kicks off at Morshead Park in Ballarat.
The battle of the bling FCs will create another historic moment as Melbourne City usher in a new era, lining up for their first official match since changing their name from Heart.
In a plus for fans, there will also be a live stream of Sydney United 58 FC’s encounter against FNQ Heat by Football NSW.
FNQ Heat, who significantly bolstered their squad with the signing of A-League midfielder Zenon Caravella, will be out to make it a trifecta of NPL Queensland clubs through to the next round.
The Cairns-based club will make the long trip down to face the Mark Rudan coached Sydney United 58 FC who will be hoping the Cup brings some joy after an inconsistent league season.
History will be also be made in week three of the Round of 32 with the competition’s first match between a Member Federation club and A-League outfit.
NPLSA’s Adelaide City host last season’s A-League premiership and championship runners-up, Western Sydney Wanderers, for a chance to progress to the final 16.
Meanwhile, Bentleigh Greens will be aiming to become the third of four Victorian clubs to advance but will have to overcome a Blacktown City side playing at home and determined to make a Cup run of their own.