Victory boss: 'actions will dictate who'll win'

During the week, Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat spoke about Sydney FC’s "media cheerleaders".

The comment was typical of the banter that goes on in such a big week with so much media focus.

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Kevin Muscat.

But on Saturday, the Big V boss also reaffirmed the respect he had for the Sky Blue half of Sydney.

“Arnie’s spot on. There’s a professional respect without doubt from the football side.

“I know personally there’s a great deal of respect between the two clubs at board level.

“Ultimately it’s a game of football that we’re all trying to win, but very soon the time will come when the words stop and actions will dictate who’ll win.”