A-League giants stunned in FFA Cup

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APIA Leichhardt person pulled disconnected a immense upset successful the FFA Cup, stunning Western Sydney Wanderers to scope the past 8 of the competition.

The Tigers, who presently beryllium eighth successful New South Wales' NPL competition, produced a 2-1 triumph against a Western Sydney squad that is yet to sensation decision successful the A-League.

A archetypal fractional mistake by Ziggy Gordon was pounced connected by the hosts, allowing American guardant Jason Romero to calmly rotation location - APIA would treble their pb done a stunning Tynan Diaz escaped footwear connected the hr mark.

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Diaz stood implicit the dormant shot immoderate 40 yards from goal, but noticed keeper Daniel Margush creeping guardant and went nonstop for goal, and recovered the backmost of the net.

Tass Mourdoukoutas gave Wanderers a lifeline with 20 minutes to spell but they couldn't find an equaliser, contempt a mates of bully chances.

APIA Leichhardt observe aft their triumph implicit Western Sydney Wanderers. (Getty)

The unit remains connected manager Carl Robinson, albeit the XI that was named for this clash was precise overmuch second-string.

APIA needed other clip to navigate their mode past Cooma FA successful the circular of 32, but showed nary signs of fatigue against an A-League outfit

APIA are the past squad from extracurricular the A-League inactive standing, and volition present look the Central Coast Mariners successful the quarter-finals. The Mariners themselves fell down against lower-league absorption past week, coming from a extremity down to bushed Wollongong Wolves.

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