A-League grand final teams penpix

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Penpix of Sydney FC and Melbourne City for Sunday's A-League grand final at Bankwest Stadium.

PENPIX OF A-LEAGUE GRAND FINAL TEAMS SYDNEY FC AND MELBOURNE CITY

SYDNEY FC

1. ANDREW REDMAYNE. Age: 31. A-League games: 168. A-League goals: 0. Goalkeeper who keeps getting better with age.

4. ALEX WILKINSON. Age: 36. A-League games: 292. A-League goals: 2. Captain and ever-reliable centre-back who holds Sydney's defence together.

5. ALEXANDER BAUMJOHANN. Age: 33. A-League games: 45. A-League goals: 4. Creative German playmaker looking for his first A-League championship.

6. RYAN MCGOWAN. Age: 31. A-League games: 27. A-League goals: 1. Defender who has been a rock at centre-back in his first A-League season.

7. MICHAEL ZULLO. Age: 31. A-League games: 176. A-League goals: 4. Experienced full-back who has been named to return for the final after missing the semi-final with a hamstring injury.

8. PAULO RETRE. Age: 27. A-League games: 118. A-League goals: 4. Former City midfielder who has become a versatile, highly-valued utility at Sydney.

9. ADAM LE FONDRE. Age: 33. A-League games: 56. A-League goals: 36. Veteran English striker and prolific goalscorer looking for his second title in as many seasons.

10. MILOS NINKOVIC. Age: 35. A-League games: 131. A-League goals: 26. Creative playmaker at the heart of Sydney's dominant era searching for his third A-League grand final win.

11. KOSTA BARBAROUSES. Age: 30. A-League games: 233. A-League goals: 62. New Zealand international out to add a championship at Sydney FC to his two with Melbourne Victory and one at Brisbane Roar.

12. TRENT BUHAGIAR. Age: 22. A-League games: 69. A-League goals: 7. Lightning-fast winger predominantly used off the bench.

16. JOEL KING. Age: 19. A-League games: 19. A-League goals: 0. Young defender who has enjoyed a breakout season at left-back.

17. ANTHONY CACERES. Age: 27. A-League games: 146. A-League goals: 8. Reliable midfielder in his second season at Sydney after previously having a stint at City.

21. HARRY VAN DER SAAG. Age: 20. A-League games: 12. A-League goals: 1. Exciting young right-back who deputised for Rhyan Grant during the Socceroo's injury.

20. THOMAS HEWARD-BELLE. Age: 23. A-League games: 4. A-League goals: 0. Reserve goalkeeper who has made one appearance this season.

23. RHYAN GRANT. Age: 29. A-League games: 189. A-League goals: 7. Socceroos full-back and three-time A-League championship winner known for his running.

26. LUKE BRATTAN. Age: 30. A-League games: 195. A-League goals: 9. Midfielder who has enjoyed a superb first season at Sydney after crossing from Melbourne City.

MELBOURNE CITY

1. THOMAS GLOVER. Age: 22. A-League games: 18. A-League goals: 0. Olyroos goalkeeper has benefited from increased game time and was man-of-the-match in the semi-final win over Western United.

2. SCOTT GALLOWAY. Age: 25. A-League games: 150. A-League goals: 5. A journeyman defender who has come off the bench when required at full-back.

4. HARRISON DELBRIDGE. Age: 28. A-League games: 59. A-League goals: 0. Athletic defender who has predominantly played centre-back but has been used at right-back more recently.

6. JOSH BRILLANTE. Age: 27. A-League games: 166. A-League goals: 3. Former Sydney FC midfielder who has been excellent at City and is captain in Scott Jamieson's absence.

7. ROSTYN GRIFFITHS. Age: 32. A-League games: 175. A-League goals: 18. Veteran defensive midfielder who can also plug a gap at centre-back.

9. JAMIE MACLAREN. Age: 27. A-League games: 124. A-League goals: 22. Socceroos striker and the current A-League golden boot winner who is clever, agile and lethal around goal.

10. FLORIN BERENGUER. Age: 31. A-League games: 36. A-League goals: 3. Creative attacking midfielder who has hit his straps under fellow Frenchman Erick Mombaerts.

11. CRAIG NOONE. Age: 32. A-League games: 58. A-League goals: 22. A wily English winger who has provided a consistent spark down the left flank.

13. NATHANIEL ATKINSON. Age: 21. A-League games: 56. A-League goals: 1. Athletic full-back who has deputised for Scott Jamieson on the left.

19. LACHLAN WALES. Age: 22. A-League games: 63. A-League goals: 3. City's preferred option on the right wing is tricky and evasive but yet to score this season.

20. ADRIAN LUNA. Age: 28. A-League games: 24. A-League goals: 5. Bustling Uruguayan midfielder who has gotten better and better in his first A-League season.

22. CURTIS GOOD. Age: 27. A-League games: 67. A-League goals: 2. Left-sided centre-back finally enjoying an injury-free run and impressing.

30. MOUDI NAJJAR. Age: 20. A-League games: 7. A-League goals: 1. Rarely-sighted attacker has impressed since season restart, recently scoring his first A-League goal.

34. CONNOR METCALFE. Age: 20. A-League games: 17. A-League goals: 2. Powerful Olyroos midfielder started the season like a house on fire but has been more recently used off the bench.

40. RICHARD WINDBICHLER. Age: 29. A-League games: 7. A-League goals: 0. Austrian centre-back who overcame a serious hamstring injury during the season shutdown to play a crucial role in finals.

46. JOE GAUCI. Age: 20. A-League games: 0. A-League goals: 0. Reserve goalkeeper yet to make his A-League debut.

Source AAP