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Balmain Tigers v Melbourne Victory

August 4, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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The 2015 FFA Cup has reached the round of 32, and the entry point for the A-League clubs. Balmain Tigers have been handed a dream draw, with A-League champions Melbourne Victory making the journey to Leichhardt Oval.

This fixture is exactly the kind football fans have been craving, with the potential for giant-killing acts reminiscent of the historic FA Cup in England. The Tigers are the lowest ranked team left in the FFA Cup, currently sitting mid-table in the third tier of the NSW leagues, while Victory are preparing for a season that will see them competing in the Asian Champions League.

Adelaide City showed last year that upsets can happen with their shock defeat of Western Sydney Wanderers. The format of the competition also allows one of the state league sides to emulate Bentleigh Greens and make it all the way to the semi-finals.

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2015 FFA Cup, round of 32

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