Hyundai A-League fixtures: 'The Chase'

The run-in towards the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 Season Finals Series is set to reach even greater excitement levels thanks to a new feature of the draw known as ‘The Chase’.

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In a thrilling new twist to the draw – which was announced last month – the final nine rounds will see every club play each other in the lead in to the Finals Series.

As opposed to recent seasons, teams will play each other twice in the first 18 rounds, setting up a blockbuster run home to make the top six.

“We have added a new feature to this season’s draw with all clubs playing each other twice between rounds 1 to 18,” head of the Hyundai A-League Greg O’Rourke said.

“The remaining nine rounds will see each club play each other once in the lead-up to the finals series.

“This stretch of nine rounds will be known as the ‘The Chase’ with 27 points on offer in the run home to Round 27.

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So which club will come home with a wet sail to charge to the Premiership or seal a spot in the Finals Series?