Round of 32 Match Day 2 wrap: Stunning Noone goal helps Melbourne City progress
A stunner on debut from new Melbourne City star Craig Noone and Matt Simon in defence for Central Coast Mariners.
It had a lot to live up to after the madness of Match Day 1, but the FFA Cup 2019 delivered another evening of mayhem on Wednesday evening's Match Day 2.
And we've wrapped up all the best moments right here.
Campbelltown City 1-3 Melbourne City
A stunner on debut from English recruit Craig Noone and a brace from Jamie Maclaren saw Melbourne City beat a valiant Campbelltown City side 3-1.
Maclaren cleverly hooked in a cross from new signing Javier Cabrera to give City the lead, only for Campbelltown's 37-year-old skipper Ian Fyfe to equalise with an ice-cool penalty after Scott Jamieson had fouled winger Luigi Di Troia.
- However, Noone restored the advantage with a scorching left-footer from distance just shy of the interval.
- Campbelltown rallied in the second, but Maclaren sealed the deal in stoppage time to gift Erick Mombaerts his first competitive win at the helm of the Hyundai A-League club.
St George FC 3-5 Sydney United 58
Sydney United 5-3 prevailed in an eight-goal epic over NSW rivals St George in extra time.
- Patrick Antelmi broke the deadlock and Josh Macdonald put the visitors in cruise control by netting the FFA Cup's 550th goal early in the second.
- Musashi Kokubo and Marcus Beattie clawed St. George level, but United 58 grabbed the lead and what almost certainly appeared the winner in the 93rd minute via Yianni Perkatis.
- However, Kokubo forced extra-time by turning the ball home with the last kick of the normal time.
- United 58 proved too strong in extra time, with Tariq Maia and 17-year-old Michael Ruhs sending the Reds into the Round of 16.
Maitland 0-2 Central Coast Mariners
Two goals in three minutes from Michael McGlinchey helped Central Coast Mariners cruise past Maitland.
- A quickfire McGlinchey double all but killed Maitland's hopes of springing a giant-killing early on.
- Matt Simon finished the match at centre back as the Gosford club sealed a Round of 16 ticket for the first time since the inaugural 2014 competition.
South Hobart 0-3 Marconi Stallions
Ex-Hyundai A-League hot shot Marko Jesic scored twice in four minutes as Marconi Stallions saw off South Hobart 3-0.
- Jesic dispatched a first half penalty after a South Hobart handball and grabbed his second soon after to give the Stallions a two-goal buffer.
- The Stallions capped a dominant display through a late strike from Damian Tsekenis, the 18-year-old son of coach Peter.
Tigers FC 0-2 Hume City
2015 Semi-Finalists Hume City are eyeing the FFA spotlight again after brushing past Tigers FC 2-0.
- Former Adelaide United prospect Mark Ochieng fired the Victorians ahead early, before Ben Bowler added a second with a deflected effort from long range.
Wrap not enough? Check out all the action as it happened - every goal and big moment - in the live blog below.