Sofia Huerta and Sydney FC defeated the Newcastle Jets 3-1 on Thursday and sit two points behind Brisbane Roar for the final playoff spot. Huerta tallied an assist on the game-winning goal in the 77th minute when her cross found Princess Ibini near the six yard box.
Sydney FC enter the final stretch of the regular season winning three of their last four games. Three of their next four games will be against teams above them in the W-League ladder. The final stretch of the season begins on Thursday when they face the Western Sydney Wanderers.
Kyah Simon did not dress in Melbourne City FC’s 1-0 defeat to Melbourne Victory last Friday due to an ankle injury that will require surgery. The forward confirmed the injury on social media on Sunday and expects to miss three months.