Two of Sydney's five foreign players will miss out on the Asian Champions League but none will know their fate until deadline day
Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers could be stripped of competition points due to the poor behaviour of a number of supporters who ignited flares and rail detonators during Saturday's draw with Melbourne Victory.
Michael Lynch Its just as well for Melbourne City coach John Van't Schip that he remains committed to the team's attacking philosophy, as a combination of suspension, lack of match sharpness and injury will mean he can barely field a defence for Saturday night's derby clash with Melbourne Victory.
Sebastian Hassett Five Things We Learned - A-League Week 18.
Sebastian Hassett His side might have gone barely two minutes from losing to Melbourne Victory but Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic couldn't be more pleased at how his side demolished the reigning champions at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.
Michael Lynch I used to argue that flares at soccer matches were all part of the theatre, drama and glamour of the occasion. Not in Australia.
Sebastian Hassett Football Federation Australia has slammed the behaviour of Western Sydney Wanderers' fans on Saturday night while the Wanderers themselves say such fans have "no place" at their club.
Michael Lynch Western Sydney Wanderers may well be the best team in the A-League. The table and the finals series will prove that one way or another.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory and Etihad Stadium are usually a match made in heaven. Which is why Saturday night's sizzler may ultimately prove a significant marker for the finals formguide.
MIchael Cockerill The massive spending power of Chinese clubs threatens to put them in a league of their own on the Asian stage.