Sydney FC started the A-League Men season with a 5-1 win over Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium. Ufuk Talay’s first match in charge of Sydney was a win. Talay said he just wanted a good performance and his team delivered. Joe Lolley scored two goals and had two assists, while Jaiden Kurchaski scored two goals and had an assist. Sydney made the perfect start when Lolley broke the deadlock after just four minutes. They had a 3-0 lead at halftime. In the second half, they scored two more goals, and Adelaide managed to score one goal. Adelaide coach Carl Veart was not happy with his team’s performance, calling them naive.