Matt Simon sends Twitter into meltdown

For the first time in two years, one month, and 19 days the Wizard of Woy Woy Matt Simon has found the back of the net in an A-League match. Simon scored the winner against former club Central Coast Mariners to all but secure Sydney FC’s second consecutive Premier’s Plate. It has been 778 days since Simon scored last, here’s the social media reaction to the goal.

Stat Attack

  • Matt Simon has scored 25 goals at Central Coast Stadium (22 for CCM, three for SFC)
  • 13 of Simon’s 45 A-League goals have come in between the 76-90th minutes (28.89 per cent)
  • Simon is actually unbeaten in the past 19 matches he has scored in. The last time his team lost when he scored was in Round 15 in the 2010-11 season when the Mariners lost 3-2 to Gold Coast United
  • Simon has scored four goals against Ben Kennedy


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