Josep Gombau’s general approach is similar to the Wanderers existing style of play, but he has introduced subtle tweaks that make him different from his predecessor
Josep Gombau was a charismatic and popular coach who won fans over with his infectious enthusiasm and attractive football, but can he be a success at the Western Sydney Wanderers?
In a typically feisty, atmospheric derby, the Western Sydney Wanderers were able to cause Sydney FC problems with their energetic pressing.
Mitch Nichols has gradually evolved into the Western Sydney Wanderers key player, and one of the A-League’s complete playmakers
The league’s best attack met the best defence in an exciting, high-tempo A-League classic.
Contentious penalty decisions overshadowed what started as a game of great intensity, before the tempo dropped and neither side could find a breakthrough.
The Western Sydney Wanderers have evolved their playing style from one end of the tactical spectrum to the other
The Western Sydney Wanderers found joy between Melbourne City’s lines of defence and midfield by bringing their wide players inside, in what is a subtle tweak to their usual approach
Paradoxically, the Western Sydney Wanderers have done very poorly in the A-League this season because they did so well in the Asian Champions League.
After three years of extraordinary success, could this be the end of the Tony Popovic era?
Henrique’s early penalty was enough for Brisbane to secure a first win under new boss Frans Thijssen.
The Wanderers dominated the first half, but didn’t make the most of their chances, and the game petered out into a stalemate.