Sydney advances to A-League grand final

Sydney FC 4 – Wellington Phoenix 2 (A-League Preliminary Final, March 13, 2010) Two first half goals to substitute Chris Payne and one each to Mark Bridge and Alex Brosque in the second 45 ensured the home side’s passage into next Saturday’s grand final against Melbourne Victory. Phoenix skipper Andrew Durante headed a first half goal and substitute Eugene Dadi bagged his side’s second late but to no avail in front of a large contingent of traveling fans.