It wasn't to be more magic for some of the NPL clubs on show on Wednesday night, beaten by their Hyundai A-League counterparts on the second night of the FFA Cup Round of 16.
Adelaide United squeezed past NPL Queensland outfit Lions FC 1-0, while Western Sydney Wanderers proved too strong for Bonnyrigg White Eagles as they got up 2-1.
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The only all-NPL clash of the night was won by Heidelberg United who cruised to a 4-0 victory over Adelaide Comets, while in the only all-Hyundai A-League clash it was Melbourne City who came out on top over the Newcastle Jets.
With the FFA Cup Quarter Finals now on the horizon, let's take a look back at the best shots from a thrilling second night of the FFA Cup Round of 16.