FFA Cup Preview: Edgeworth v Wanderers

NRMA Insurance Western Sydney Wanderers will look to continue their winning start to the new season when Tony Popovic’s side take on NPL Northern NSW Premiers Edgeworth at Magic Park tonight.

With the cup competition throwing up more surprises than ever in the 2016 instalment, the Red & Black must be wary of an Edgeworth team who have plenty of potential to continue the giant-killing trend.
 
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The Eagles made a big impression on the national stage in last season’s Westfield FFA Cup defeat to Melbourne City where the part-timers were felled only by an injury time wonder goal from Aaron Mooy in their 2015 Round of 16 clash.
 

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After outclassing Far North Queensland Heat 3-0 in the previous round, the Newcastle outfit are primed to go one step further as they welcome the Wanderers to Magic Park.
 
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Damian Zane’s side are unbeaten in their last seven fixtures across all competitions, defeating Maitland 2-1 at the weekend to secure consecutive Grand Final berths in the NPL Northern NSW.
 
Edgeworth also secured their second straight Premiership earlier in the season.

 

 

 

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The Wanderers will have to keep a close eye on the likes of former Hyundai A-League stalwart Daniel McBreen and exciting young Japanese prospect Keigo Moriyasu, a set-piece specialist who has netted 17 goals this campaign.
 
Watch the match live on Fox Sports 503 at 8pm or listen live on Hawkesbury Radio 89.9FM or online.