Sydney FC sign off at Jubilee Stadium, Kogarah with 2-0 win over Melbourne City

Sydney FC have said farewell to Kogarah with a 2-0 win over Melbourne City on Sunday.

The Sky Blues played their final of seven home games at Jubilee Stadium this season, scoring their fifth win in a row in the St George district.

Sydney FC have made Kogarah home after losing their opening two fixtures.

The club are expected to return to Jubilee for their Asian Champions League campaign starting in March.

Luke Ivanovic celebrated his first start for Sydney FC with his maiden A-League goal inside the opening 10 minutes after being played in by Milos Ninkovic having made his debut last weekend.

In uncomfortably hot conditions, Ivanovic required treatment for a head knock before being forced off with a hamstring problem after half an hour.

New signing Reza Ghoochannejhad was at Kogarah but was not ready to be involved.

But Mitch Austin, who joined Sydney FC from Newcastle on the final day of the transfer window, came on to make his Sky Blues debut.

City struggled to unlock Sydney’s defence but were gifted a chance to equalise from the penalty spot when Bart Schenkeveld was fouled by Ninkovic with 11 minutes to play.

But Andrew Redmayne proved to be the hero again for Sydney with his fourth penalty save of the season to deny Riley McGree.

Adam Le Fondre then sealed the result six minutes later with his 12th goal of the campaign.

The win keeps Sydney FC in touch with league leaders Perth Glory and one point behind Melbourne Victory.

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