Matchweek 1 preview: Western Sydney Wanderers v Macarthur FC

Match Week. 1

The west of Sydney will never be the same again as Macarthur FC travel to face local rivals Western Sydney Wanderers in the Bulls’ history-making inaugural A-League encounter, in a match rearranged to Wednesday.

The west of Sydney will never be the same again as Macarthur FC travel to face local rivals Western Sydney Wanderers in the Bulls’ history-making inaugural A-League encounter, in a match rearranged to Wednesday.

Get your tickets for our season opener double header on Wednesday 30 December here. 

The competition’s newest team, coached by Ante Milicic and led by captain and Socceroos great Mark Milligan, take to the Bankwest Stadium pitch with the opportunity to write the first page of the Macarthur FC record books and forge their names into Bulls folklore.

It is not only an era-defining day for the cowbell-wielding fans of the team in white, gold and black, but a half-capacity at Wanderland will witness the debut of the all-new, Carl Robinson-led Western Sydney outfit.

The Red & Black have stolen a sizeable share of the off-season headlines away from the start-up club, luring the ex-Newcastle Jets head coach Robinson and star forward Bernie Ibini away from the Hunter, as well as tempting Ziggy Gordon from the Central Coast Mariners and snagging James Troisi from Adelaide United.

Will Western Sydney take the first steps towards banishing their three-year Finals Series drought? Or will the Spanish maestros, Beñat Etxebarria and Markel Susaeta, make music for the new noisy neighbours in town? 

Match details

Wednesday, 30 December 2020
Kick-off: 7.10pm AEDT
Venue: Bankwest Stadium
Broadcast: FOX Sports 505
Stream: MyFootball Live App, Kayo Sports

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