‘Baffled’: Perth Glory coach seethes after A-League game called off over lightning

‘Baffled’: Perth Glory coach seethes after A-League game called off over lightning

The Guardian

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  • Sydney FC’s 1-0 win ended early after lightning killed the lights
  • Glory coach criticise decision plus on-field ‘conflicts of interest’

Perth Glory coach Richard Garcia cut a frustrated figure after a 1-0 loss to Sydney FC on Wednesday evening, saying he was “baffled” by the match ending a minute early due to lightning around Jubilee Stadium.

The lights partly went out on 89 minutes ahead of an expected four minutes of added time, but A-League rules allow for the result to stand if a match is abandoned after 45 minutes.

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