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Melbourne City are going up against visiting rivals Adelaide United at AAMI Park in this A-League tie on Tuesday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Melbourne City v Adelaide United game (including the best match odds).
Melbourne City will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 2-0 A-League victory versus Sydney FC.
For Melbourne City, the scorers were Craig Noone (57') and Jamie Maclaren (68').
Melbourne City have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, netting every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 games.
They’ve hit an aggregate of 12 during that period while also conceding a total of 7. Historical results aside, we will just have to wait and see if such a trend shall be maintained in this match.
Going into this encounter, Melbourne City are unbeaten in their previous 7 home league matches.
Previously, Adelaide United drew 1-1 in the A-League match with Sydney FC.
The only scorer from Adelaide United was Jordan Elsey (13'). Adam Le Fondre (39') was the scorer for Sydney FC.
Illustrating their involvement in high-scoring matches, we’ve seen goals 22 times in the last 6 matches in which Adelaide United have taken to the field, giving a mean average of 3.67 goals for each meeting. Opposing teams have managed 13 from this total.
Analysis of their past results shows that Adelaide United:
- have left without a victory over Melbourne City in away games against them for the last 6 league matches. Not the best of away records.
- are unbeaten in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 16/12/2018, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Melbourne City winning 2 of those games, Adelaide United 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
A combined total of 12 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 6 from City and 6 belonging to The Reds. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was A-League match day 17 on 01/02/2020 when it finished Adelaide United 3-1 Melbourne City.
The referee was Alex King.
Team News: Melbourne City
Melbourne City boss Erick Mombaerts will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash with a fully injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Adelaide United
Due to a completely healthy squad to pick from, Adelaide United boss Carl Veart has zero fitness concerns to report before this clash.
We’re of the opinion that Melbourne City will, in all likelihood, dominate possession and create several successful chances.
In contrast, Adelaide United will be up against it getting on the scoresheet although we do think that they will probably end up being dangerous for periods.
We can therefore see a comfortable 3-1 winning margin for Melbourne City when the full-time whistle blows.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AAMI Park (30,050)
Captain: Scott Jamieson
Chairman: Khaldoon Al Mubarak
Manager: Erick Mombaerts
Competitions: A-League position 2
🔑 Key Man: Craig Noone
Mostly deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Craig Noone was born in Kirkby, England. Having played his first senior match for Plymouth Argyle in the 2008 - 2009 season, the skilful Midfielder has managed 5 league goals in this A-League 2019 - 2020 season so far in 24 appearances.