Perth Glory manager Kenny Lowe has rejected Tim Cahill’s claim that no team will want to face Melbourne City during the finals.
Speaking on Thursday’s Daily Football Show, Lowe says he wants to see his side tested against the best.
“If you’re going to win it, you can’t avoid anyone. If you want to win it you want to play everybody,” Lowe said when asked about Cahill’s comments.
“I want to play everyone. I want to play Sydney, because I know if I play Sydney I have a good chance to play in the grand final. I want to play Western Sydney. It doesn’t matter.
“I understand what he’s saying and I respect what he’s saying. But at this stage, you don’t want to miss anyone, because if you miss someone it means you’ve been beaten.”
Last weekend saw the two sides play out a thrilling 5-4 result in Glory’s favour, in one of the game’s of the season, with attacking instincts at the forefront.
And Lowe has promised his side are not set to take a backwards step.
“You go for it. You go and try to win the game, that’s what we’ll be trying to do,” he said.
“If you look at us throughout the year, that’s all we’ve done throughout every single game.
“We’ve scored 53 goals, so we’ve got it in our locker to go there and win. I think Melbourne know we’ve got it in our locker to go there and win.
“But we’re the underdogs, they’re the big side, they’re at home’ they’ve got all the added pressure. We’ve just got to go there and enjoy ourselves and hopefully get a result.”