Central Coast coach Graham Arnold is hoping his refreshed side can revive its Asian Champions League hopes against China's Tianjin Teda.
Central Coast are looking to move on from their A-League disappointment when they face Seongnam away in the Asian Champions League.
Central Coast have received little sympathy from FFA over complaints of a gruelling A-League schedule during the Asian Champions League.
Central Coast Mariners coach Graham Arnold could field a weakened team in the A-League due to his concerns over a hectic Asian Champions League schedule.
Midfielder Nick Carle says Sydney FC must head into their first daunting Asian Champions League road trip targeting no less than a win.
Sydney FC held on to salvage a point despite having captain Terry McFlynn sent off in their Asian Champions League opener against Suwon Bluewings.
Korea's Suwon Bluewings have arrived in Australia at full-strength and confident of sweeping aside Sydney FC in Wednesday's Asian Champions League match.
Sydney FC's frantic Asian Champions League recruitment drive has continued with the signing of Wellington Phoenix captain Andrew Durante.
Australian defender Sasa Ognenovski has celebrated his Socceroos call-up by leading Seongnam Ilhwa to the Asian Champions League title.
Wellington Phoenix say they should be entitled to qualify for the Asian Champions League, claiming they are no different to any other side in the A-League.
Socceroos striker Josh Kennedy fired Nagoya Grampus into their first Asian Champions League semi-final with a late winner against Japan's Kawasaki Frontale.
A trademark header by Socceroos striker Josh Kennedy gave Nagoya Grampus a crucial away goal in their Asian Champions League quarter-final first leg loss.
Central Coast's nightmare run continued as their Asian Champions League campaign finished with a 1-0 loss to understrength Chinese side Tianjin Teda.
The Newcastle Jets will set out to become only the second Australian side to reach the Asian Champions League knockout stages on Wednesday night.
Central Coast coach Lawrie McKinna fears the effect of the Mariners' long winless streak could carry into the new A-League season if they don't put it to bed.