Dec 7, 2013 at 8.45am UK at ​Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford
Central CoastCentral Coast Mariners
Sydney FCSydney FC
McBreen (27')
Seip (51')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Thompson (39'), McFlynn (84'), Yau (88')

Result: Daniel McBreen sinks Sydney FC

Daniel McBreen scores as Central Coast Mariners beat Sydney FC 1-0 in Gosford to climb to fourth in the A-League.

Central Coast Mariners are now unbeaten in three A-League matches after beating Sydney FC 1-0 in Gosford.

Central Coast Mariners' Daniel McBreen celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal against Sydney FC during their A-League match on December 7, 2013© Getty Images

Daniel McBreen scored the only goal of the game on 27 minutes, finishing well from close range with an assist from Joshua Rose.

Sydney fought back in the second half and had the chance to level the scores just before the hour mark, but Ali Abbas's header from six yards was straight at goalkeeper Liam Reddy.

At the other end, the Mariners threatened to double their lead, as McBreen and Michael McGlinchey forced good stops out of Vedran Janjetovic.

The Mariners climb to fourth in the table, while Sydney remain third.

Michael Thwaite and Jamie Maclaren of the Glory celebrate a goal during the round seven A-League match between Perth Glory and the Central Coast Mariners at nib Stadium on November 23, 2013
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