Phil Moss spoke with media on Friday afternoon ahead of the Club’s second Hyundai A-League Finals match on Saturday.
Central Coast Mariners Head Coach Phil Moss spoke with media on Friday afternoon ahead of the Club-s second Hyundai A-League Finals match on Saturday.
The defending Hyundai A-League Champions will take on last year-s domestic runners up, Western Sydney Wanderers, at Parramatta-s Pirtek Stadium on Saturday evening for a place in the 2014 Hyundai A-League Grand Final.
The Mariners arrived back from Japan – where they were eliminated from the 2014 AFC Champions League by Sanfrecce Hiroshima on Wednesday night – at 6:30am on Friday morning, leaving the team with only 36 hours in Australia to prepare prior to kick-off in the highly anticipated contest.
Central Coast Mariners Squad vs. Western Sydney Wanderers FC: 1. Justin PASFIELD (Gk), 3. Josh ROSE, 5. Zac ANDERSON, 7. John HUTCHINSON (C), 8. Nick MONTGOMERY, 9. Mitchell DUKE, 11. Nick FITZGERALD, 12. Liam REDDY (Gk), 13. Hayden MORTON, 14. Storm ROUX, 17. Anthony CACERES, 19. Matt SIMON, 20. Bernie IBINI, 21. Mile STERJOVSKI, 25. Eddy BOSNAR, 26. KIM Seung-yong, 27. Isaka CERNAK, 28. Glen TRIFIRO, 29. Matt SIM *three to be omitted*
In: 13. Hayden MORTON, 27. Isaka CERNAK, 29. Matt SIM (all promoted)
Unavailable: 4. Marcel SEIP (knee – 1 week), 6. Brent GRIFFITHS (suspended – 1 match), 10. Marcos FLORES (knee – season), 14. Michael MCGLINCHEY (on loan – Vegalta Sendai), 18. Michael NEILL (knee – season), 23. Adam KWASNIK (knee – season)
Western Sydney Wanderers vs. Central Coast Mariners – 2014 Hyundai A-League Finals Series
Saturday 26 April 2014
Pirtek Stadium, Parramatta
TV: LIVE on FOX SPORTS & delayed on SBS TWO