Lachy on his 'lucky' venue

Having scored all three of his senior goals at Campbelltown Stadium, Lachlan Scott will be looking forward to returning to the venue for this year's Asian Champions League campaign.

After starting up front in the Sydney Derby, Scott was again tasked with leading the Wanderers' line in Sunday's 2-0 win over Newcastle Jets at Campbelltown Stadium. 

Scott rewarded Tony Popovic’s faith with a stunning goal on the cusp of half-time before Jaushua Sotirio iced the result with a second. 

Scott had previously scored a double for the Red and Black at the same ground in the Westfield FFA Cup against Phoenix last year. And with the Wanderers using Campbelltown as their ACL group stage venue, clearly Scott is relishing a return to the venue.

“It’s pretty good to open the account like that with a nice goal, turn on the edge of the box and a good finish. I guess this is my lucky venue,” he told Fox Sports after Sunday's win. 

The Wanderers were quick out of the blocks against Newcastle, carving out a couple of chances in opening minutes, before Scott’s composed turn and finish gave the home side a deserved lead.

“We’d been finishing well in training all week so I was pretty confident we’d get a fair few chances today and I was just lucky enough to finish one off.”

In another boost for the youngster, Scott was this week named as one of seven Wanderers players in a 26-man Australia U-23 squad for a training camp to be held in Gosford next week.

Scott, along with Jonathan Aspropotamitis, Keanu Baccus, Abraham Majok, Mario Shabow, Jaushua Sotirio and Liam Youlley were all named to the squad, which will meet in part of preparation for the 2018 AFC U23 Asian Cup qualifiers in July 2017.

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