Sydney FC have ‘just begun looking’ for new striker – Steve Corica


Sydney FC mentor Steve Corica concedes the club is vigilant for a striker with some speed in time for their Asian Champions League battle.

The Sky Blues’ unbeaten kept running over the opening month of the A-League season was conveyed to an end with a 2-1 thrashing to rivals Melbourne Victory on Sunday.

What’s more, minutes in the wake of enduring his first thrashing as mentor, Corica regretted an absence of chances before objective regardless of a slight favorable position under lock and key.

Sydney FC delighted in 54 percent of the ball at Jubilee Stadium, yet had seven shots contrasted with Melbourne’s eight.

“We would’ve get a kick out of the chance to have undermined more. I think we compromised significantly more than what they. The scoreline doesn’t demonstrate that,” Corica said.

While the title heavyweights still lead the association in transformation rates so far this year, Corica has watched out for adding to his strike drive.

The club presently can’t seem to sign a substitution for Trent Buhagiar, who had soared into first-group figuring in the pre-season yet tore his ACL on the eve of the season.

The pacey Buhagiar was the group’s driving scorer amid the FFA Cup, while star import Siem de Jong likewise remains sidelined with hamstring damage.

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“We have a smidgen of time before January, however we’ve just begun looking and there’s a couple of choices right now,” Corica said.

“With Buhagiar out, he was a major danger with his pace. In the event that we can discover somebody like that, that’d be incredible. Else we’d need to search for something unique.”

Corica declined to come up with any reasons for his group’s second in a row misfortune to their main adversaries, including their dubious elimination round thrashing last season.

He demanded safeguard Jop Van Der Linden would gain from the cerebrum snap that brought about the inevitable diversion victor, while their new home in Kogarah demonstrated a hit. The 19,081 group was a sellout.

“We don’t come up with any reasons, this was an extraordinary scene,” Corica said.

“It was an incredible group and extraordinary environment. There was no reasons with that field, the field was immaculate. We’re anticipating winning our next amusement here.”



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