AFTER being knocked out of the FFA Cup, Wollongong United face a searching Illawarra Premier League test against Wollongong Olympic on Saturday.
United conceded three goals in six minutes in a 6-3 FFA Cup loss to Hill Brumbies, ending their hopes of making the main draw.
It came as Bulli moved through to a showdown with NSW National Premier League heavyweights Blacktown City after a 2-1 extra-time victory over Nepean.
The winner will be in the final 32 of the FFA Cup.
Kemblawarra and Albion Park have advanced to round six.
United are three points behind Olympic, but with a game in hand, when they meet at Macedonia Park.
Elsewhere, Port Kembla are out to end Bulli’s unbeaten start to the season at Wetherall Park on Saturday.
Albion Park are out to jump-start their season against the potential Fury outfit on Sunday.
Corrimal travel to Picton in a desperate lower-table scrap.