Western Sydney Wanderers beat Parramatta FC 1-0 in a pre-season trial match at Parramatta Stadium on Sunday night.
A goal from Croatian import Dino Kresinger on the hour settled the evenly contested match.
The Wanderers had more chances but Parramatta had a goal disallowed for offside in the first half.
A crowd of 1063 watched the Wanderers play their first match at their home ground
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