Player Ratings: Western Sydney Wanderers vs Sydney FC
WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS
ANTE COVIC - 6.5 Quiet game. Could not do anything about the Sydney goal... it was a rocket. He left a shot off Janko's lucky free kick.
NIKOLAI TOPOR-STANLEY - 7.5 Solid defender and always consistent.
SEYI ADELEKE - 6 Did not see much in this match. Ibini turned him inside out.
BRENDAN HAMILL - 7 Sydney did not get many chances down his side.
MATTHEW ŠPIRANOVIC- 7.5 Solid at the back and not troubled too much.
TOMI JURIC - 7.5 Bobbed up at the right place to score the opening goal.
MARK BRIDGE - 7 Played well. Provided great passing. Had a golden one on one but his effort was well saved by Janjetovic.
IACOPO LA ROCCA - 7 Took out Abbas. Sydney missing something in midfield because of it. Was dominant in midfield.
MATEO POLJAK - 6.5 Screened well but Ibini turned him inside out for Sydney's goal.
ROMEO CASTELEN - 6 Starts out wide and cuts in but was not effective.
NIKITA RUKAVYTSYA - 7.5 Excellent again down the left hand side. Had a one-on-one to get Wanderers second goal but could not score.
SHANNON COLE - N/A 70 th minute
VITOR SABA - N/A On 66 th minute.
KEARYN BACCUS - N/A On 73 rd minute.
VEDRAN JANJETOVIC - 7.5 Has been great and made a great save to deny Bridge at the end of the first half. Good!
NIKOLA PETKOVIC - 7 Was all over the place for the Wanderers goal. Was very under the pump in the first half. Tightened up well in the second half.
ALEX GERSBACH - 6.5 Not bad going forward. Got exposed at the back. Is 17 years of age and learning what it's about.
PREDRAG BOJIC - 7.5 Was caught out a few times but excellent work to clear one off the line in the first half.
SEB RYALL - 7 Had a lot of attack against and found wanting on a few occasions. Second half better.
BERNIE IBINI-ISEI - 7.5 That goal was class. Took on two players and rocketed one in from the edge of the box.
SHANE SMELTZ - 6.5 Started but not in his regular position. Quiet.
ALI ABBAS - N/A Was in the early wars. Got carried off injured. Heard ACL. Hope he's ok.
TERRY ANTONIS - 7 Good settler in midfield. Calming influence something Sydney need without Dmitrijevic and now Abbas.
ALEX BROSQUE - 6 Had some glimpses but did not get a lot of the ball to show what he's about.
MARC JANKO - 6 Quiet never saw much action except at the death with the free kick which hit the crossbar unlucky.
CHRIS NAUMOFF - N/A On 82 nd minute.
RHYAN GRANT - 6 On early for Abbas. Has to step up now in Dmitrijevic's absence.
MATTHEW JURMAN - N/A On last minute.