Gallery: Best images from an incredible night in the FFA Cup Round of 16

APIA Leichhardt commanded national sporting headlines on Tuesday night with a stirring FFA Cup upset of Hyundai A-League powerhouse Melbourne Victory.

The 3-2 thriller at a frenzied Leichhardt Oval will be bookmarked as another famous chapter in the competition's rich history.

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And it was far from the only entertainment on the night, with Cairns FC threatening a boilover against Sydney FC as Avondale FC and Bentleigh Greens both secured big victories.

As we wait with anticipation for a second serving of the Round of 16, relive the buzz of Matchday 1 in our image gallery...