Bulls in Australia Cup final after 5-2 romp in Victoria

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We know that the Macarthur Bulls will face off against NPL club Sydney United in the final of the 2022 Australia Cup at 7.45pm on Saturday, October 1.

What we won’t know for a couple of days is whether the cup final will be played at Campbelltown Sports Stadium or Edensor Park, the home ground of Sydney United.

In any case, the Bulls have qualified for their first Australia Cup final after a barnstorming 5-2 win over Victorian NPL side Oakleigh Cannons last night.

Two goals from Daniel Arzani, pictured, and skipper Ulises Davila, and one from Jake Holman, did the job away from home for Macarthur FC.

But the Bulls did it tough after conceding the first goal 23 minutes into the first half.

Indeed, the home side looked likely to cause a massive upset for the next 20 minutes until the Bulls captain Davila weaved some of his magic.

In one of his trademark raids on the right hand side Davila glided past several defenders before calmly slotting the ball into the left side of the goalmouth.

The captain’s goal seemed to do the trick, lifting the Bulls, who went on the attack in the remaining injury time minutes of the first half.

The club’s wonderful new signing, Daniel Arzani, was the next to score when he ran on to a low cross and tapped the ball into the back of the net to make it 2-1.

The former Celtic player, who had a great game, won a penalty when he was brought down inside the box five minute into the second half.

Arzani took the penalty himself and sent the goalkeeper the wrong way to give the Bulls a commanding 3-1 lead.

Two minutes later Jake Holman scored from outside the box and at 4-1 the dream was turning into a nightmare for the home side.

But the Bulls weren’t finished just yet, Arzani winning another penalty six minutes later.

But this time Arzani handed the duties to his skipper Davila, who had no trouble making it 5-1.

The Cannons, who were just about down and out by this time, did score a consolation goal in the 80th minute but all the Cup glory belonged to the Bulls.

Now it’s a matter of keeping fingers crossed that we get the Cup final played in Campbelltown on October 1.

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