Melbourne City kick off FFA Cup against Sydney

Melbourne City FC will kick off its FFA Cup campaign with a clash against Sydney FC

Melbourne City FC will kick off its FFA Cup campaign with a clash against fellow Hyundai A-League opponent Sydney FC following Friday's Round of 32 Draw.

Melbourne City will host Sydney after the two teams were drawn out of Pot B, which also included A-League clubs Adelaide United, Newcastle Jets, Perth Glory and Wellington Phoenix

The Round of 32 comprises the ten Hyundai A-League clubs plus 22 Member Federation clubs across seven States and Territories throughout the country, with the number of spots allocated to Member Federations in each State based on the number of registered players in each jurisdiction.

While Melbourne City will host the Round of 32 match at home, the specific match details in regards to the dates, venues and kick-off times will be announced on Monday 30 June 2014 in order to confirm the fixtures after due consideration of each participating club-s league fixtures as well as venue availability and suitability.

The 16 matches in the Round of 32 of the Westfield FFA Cup 2014 will be split over four weeks, with four games scheduled per week either on Tuesday or Wednesday nights.

Fox Sports will broadcast at least ten matches in the competition from the Round of 32 onwards, including all four Quarter Finals, both Semi Finals and the Final.

The opening match day of the Round of 32 is scheduled for Tuesday 29 July 2014.

FFA Cup - Round of 32 Melbourne City FC vs. Sydney FC