Australia FFA Cup – Western United FC vs. Melbourne Victory – stats, prediction ,head to head, lineups,livestream and ground
Australia FFA Cup – Western United FC vs. Melbourne Victory – stats, prediction ,head to head, lineups,livestream and ground. This weekend, the second leg of the A-semi-final League’s matchups will take place, with Western United playing Melbourne Victory on Saturday.
Melbourne Victory, who won by a razor-thin margin in the first leg, will want to complete the task this week.
This season, Western United have moved up and managed to finish third in the A-League rankings. The away team has been in a rut lately and has to turn things around this weekend.
On the other side, Melbourne Victory, who are now in second position in the standings, have rebounded following a recent rough patch. Due to previous defensive struggles, the home team will need to put up a strong defense in this match.
As far as their head-to-head record is concerned, Western United and Melbourne Victory are tied with four victories each from a total of 10 games played between the two teams.
The first leg of the last match between the two clubs resulted in a 1-0 victory for Melbourne Victory. Western United must be more ruthless this weekend because of their day’s wastefulness.
Melbourne Victory’s A-League form guide: W-W-W-D-W
Western United’s A-League formation: L-L-D-L-W
Currently injured and expected to miss the rest of the season is Robbie Kruse. Matt Action and Matt Spiranovic are now fully recovered and will be joining the team.
Due to injuries, Nikolai Topor-Stanley and Alessandro Diamanti will not be part of the team for this week’s game. Josh Risdon is available for selection after overcoming his injury.
Western United vs. Melbourne Victory Predicted XI
Ivan Kelava, Jason Davidson, Brendan Hamill, Matthew Spiranovic, Jason Geria, Joshua Brilliante, Jay Barnett, Ben Folami, Jake Brimmer, Marco Rojas, and Nicholas D’Agostino make up Melbourne Victory’s predicted starting lineup (4-2-3-1).
Jamie Young; Ben Garuccio; Leo Lacroix; Josh Risdon; Tomoki Imai; Steven Lustica; Rene Krhin; Dylan Wenzel-Halls; Adisu Bayew; Lachlan Wales; Aleksandar Prijovic; Western United Predicted XI (4-2-3-1)
Since the beginning of the year, Melbourne Victory has been in excellent form and has gone seven league games without a loss. The home team is slightly behind overall, so they must be cautious to avoid suffering a shock.
Prior to this game, Western United must address a few problems that have plagued them this month. However, Melbourne Victory is in superior shape and ought to be able to prevail in this match.
Melbourne Victory will defeat Western United, 2-1