Gallery: Best shots from night one of the FFA Cup Quarter Finals

Night one of the FFA Cup Quarter Finals saw no small measure of drama with a missed penalty crucial to one clash and extra-time required to decide the other.

Sydney FC did it the hard way as they a took a full 120 minutes to see off a plucky Avondale FC, the Hyundai A-League Premiers recovering after squandering a two-goal advantage.

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Western Sydney Wanderers joined their rivals in the final four, goals from Oriol Riera and Roly Bonevacia giving Markus Babbel's men a 2-1 away win over Melbourne City.

Relive the entertainment with some of the best images from night one as we begin looking ahead to next Wednesday's action.