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Melbourne Victory will face off against visiting team Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in this A-League match on Wednesday.
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Melbourne Victory will be hoping to bounce back here following a 1-2 A-League loss in their previous game against Western United.
The only player to score from Melbourne Victory was Storm Roux (83'). Max Burgess (57') was the scorer for Western United.
It has been seldom in recent times that Melbourne Victory have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The reality is that Victory have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 12 goals in the process. With no two games being the same, time will tell whether that trend shall be maintained here in this game.
Coming into this clash, Melbourne Victory haven't lost in the league to Brisbane Roar in their previous 4 games.
After being defeated in their last game at the hands of Adelaide United in A-League action, Brisbane Roar and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Kristian Opseth (6') was the scorer for Adelaide United.
A sequence of reliable displays by the Brisbane Roar defence has seen their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their previous 6 outings combined. Over that same period, their own forwards have managed to score 6.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes going back to 17/12/2017 tells us that Melbourne Victory have won 5 of these games & Brisbane Roar 1, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
21 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 15 from Victory and 6 created by The Roar. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.5.
The previous league game between these sides was A-League match day 3 on 25/10/2019 which ended up with the score at Brisbane Roar 0-1 Melbourne Victory.
The match was refereed by Kurt Ams.
Team News: Melbourne Victory
Melbourne Victory manager Grant Brebner has zero fitness worries at all before this clash with a completely healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Brisbane Roar
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available for selection, Brisbane Roar manager Darren Davies has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this match.
In our view, Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level. We’re therefore expecting a very close game with a 1-1 score draw at the end of this one.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AAMI Park (30,050)
Captain: Leigh Broxham
Chairman: Anthony Di Pietro
Manager: Grant Brebner
Competitions: A-League position 10, AFC Champions League (Group E)
⭐ Star Player: Andrew Nabbout
Mostly used in the Striker position, Andrew Nabbout was born in Melbourne, Australia. Having made a first senior appearance for Melbourne Victory in the 2012 - 2013 season, the accomplished Forward has contributed 5 league goals in the A-League 2019 - 2020 campaign to date in a total of 18 appearances.