FFA Cup WINNERS Adelaide United will start their Cup defence against Victorian NPL giants Melbourne Knights in one of a host of blockbuster ties after the FFA Cup 2019 Round of 32 draw was held on Wednesday night.
Other intriguing ties see Robbie Fowler take charge of his first competitive match as Brisbane Roar boss with a tricky trip south to take on Hyundai A-League champions Sydney FC.
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In another all Hyundai A-League tie, premiers Perth Glory host Western Sydney Wanderers, pitting Tony Popovic against his former club.
Marconi Stallions are the focus of our Road to the FFA Cup 2019 Final journey and they have been drawn for an away clash in Tasmania against South Hobart.
Veteran APIA Leichhardt attacker Franco Parisi - who was part of the Tigers team that shocked Melbourne Victory last year - and current Western United FC assistant coach John Anastasiadis conducted the draw.
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All the FFA Cup 2019 Round of 32 fixtures
- Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar
- Perth Glory v Western Sydney Wanderers
- Melbourne Victory v Newcastle Jets
- Tigers FC v Hume City
- South Hobart v Marconi Stallions
- Adelaide Olympic v Floreat Athena
- Magpies Crusaders v Coomera Colts
- Olympic FC v Bayswater City
- St George v Sydney United 58
- Darwin Olympic v Edgeworth Eagles
- FC Bulleen Lions v Moreland Zebras
- Mount Druitt Town Rangers v Manly United
- Maitland FC v Central Coast Mariners
- Melbourne Knights v Adelaide United
- Campbelltown City v Melbourne City
- Brisbane Strikers v Wellington Phoenix
NOTE: Teams mentioned first will play at home