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Full-Time Result Prediction
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Melbourne Victory to Win

Melbourne Victory face off with visiting team Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in the A-League clash on Saturday.

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Both Teams to Score Prediction
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📏 Form Guide

Melbourne Victory
Melbourne Victory
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Melbourne Victory will be hoping for a better result following a 1-0 A-League losing effort in their last game against Wellington Phoenix.

In that game, Melbourne Victory managed 45% possession and 21 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Melbourne Victory was Roderick Miranda (95' Own goal). At the other end, Wellington Phoenix had 11 attempts at goal with 5 on target.

It’s not been often in recent times where Melbourne Victory have shown defensive steel. In fact, Melbourne Victory have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 9 goals during that time.

Looking at the pre-match facts, Melbourne Victory:

  • are winless against Brisbane Roar in their last 6 matches in the league.
  • are unbeaten in their previous 2 home league matches.

Brisbane Roar
Brisbane Roar
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After being beaten in their last game against Newcastle United Jets in A-League competition, Brisbane Roar will be hoping to turn things around here.

In that game, Brisbane Roar managed 64% possession and 23 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. At the other end, Newcastle United Jets had 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Clayton Taylor (53') and Apostolos Stamatelopoulos (63') scored for Newcastle United Jets.

The stats don’t lie, and Brisbane Roar have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 9 goals in all. Defensively, Brisbane Roar could really do with shoring things up. We shall soon see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on here.

Coming into this contest, Brisbane Roar have not lost to Melbourne Victory in away games against them for the last 3 league games.

👥 Head to head

Inspecting their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 12/04/2022 tells us that Melbourne Victory have won 0 of them & Brisbane Roar 3, with the tally of drawn games being 3.

An aggregate of 9 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 3 from Victory and 6 coming from The Roar. That is an average goals per game value of 1.5.

The last league game between these clubs was A-League match day 19 on 03/03/2024 which ended up with the score at Brisbane Roar 3-2 Melbourne Victory.

On that occasion, Brisbane Roar managed 54% possession and 15 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. The goals were scored by Marco Rojas (23', 56') and Thomas Waddingham (70').

Melbourne Victory got 11 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Zinédine Machach (35') and Roly Bonevacia (86') scored.

The referee was Daniel Elder.

📰 Team News: Melbourne Victory

The Melbourne Victory boss Tony Popović has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game owing to a fully injury-free squad ready to go. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Jordi Valadon, Ryan Teague and Nishan Velupillay.

It looks as if Victory may well make use of the 4-2-3-1 system for this one featuring Paul Izzo, Jason Geria, Damien Da Silva, Roderick Miranda, Adama Traore, Jake Brimmer, Fabian Monge, Daniel Arzani, Zinedine Machach, Ben Folami and Bruno Fornaroli.

ℹ️ Team News: Brisbane Roar

Brisbane Roar boss Ruben Zadkovich has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Marco Rojas (Hamstring injury), Scott Neville (Cruciate ligament tear) and Joe Caletti (Broken ankle) are not able to play. Keegan Jelacic will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.

It’s our belief that The Roar appear most likely to elect for a 4-4-2 formation, starting the game with Macklin Freke, Jack Hingert, Tom Aldred, Kai Trewin, Corey Brown, Antonee Burke-Gilroy, Jay O'Shea, Taras Gomulka, Henry Hore, Nikola Mileusnic and Florin Berenguer.

🧠 Prediction

In this match, Brisbane Roar should get enough chances to put one past this Melbourne Victory outfit, however it may not quite be enough to prevent defeat.

We reckon that it will be a close game with a 2-1 winning score for Melbourne Victory at the end of the match. Expecting it to be very competitive.

Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.

Peter Guest, 07:12 20/04/2024

Correct Score Prediction
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2-1
Melbourne Victory

🏟️ Team Focus:
Melbourne Victory

Formed: 2004
Stadium: AAMI Park (30,050)
Captain: Roderick Miranda
Chairman: John Dovaston
Manager: Tony Popović
Competitions: A-League position 3

⭐ Key Player: Bruno Fornaroli

Bruno Fornaroli

Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Bruno Fornaroli was born in Salto, Uruguay. After having played his first senior match for Sampdoria in the 2008 - 2009 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 18 league goals in this A-League 2023 - 2024 campaign to date from a total of 19 appearances.

Brisbane Roar 2024-03-03 06:00:00 3 - 2 Melbourne Victory
Melbourne Victory 2023-04-29 09:45:00 0 - 1 Brisbane Roar
Melbourne Victory 2023-01-06 08:45:00 0 - 1 Brisbane Roar
Brisbane Roar 2022-10-29 04:00:00 0 - 0 Melbourne Victory
Brisbane Roar 2022-04-25 04:05:00 1 - 1 Melbourne Victory
Melbourne Victory 2022-04-12 09:05:00 0 - 0 Brisbane Roar
Pos Team Pld W D L +/- Pts Form
1
Wellington Phoenix
Wellington Phoenix Wellington
26 14 8 4 13 50 WWLWD
2
Central Coast Mariners
Central Coast Mariners Mariners
25 15 4 6 18 49 WLWWW
3
Melbourne Victory
Melbourne Victory Victory
25 10 11 4 11 41 WDWWL
4
Sydney FC
Sydney FC Sydney FC
25 11 5 9 6 38 LWDLW
5
Macarthur FC
Macarthur FC Macarthur
25 10 8 7 -1 38 LWLLW
6
Melbourne City
Melbourne City Melb City
26 10 6 10 12 36 WDLLW
7
Western Sydney Wanderers
Western Sydney Wanderers WS Wanderers
26 10 4 12 -6 34 LWWLL
8
Adelaide United
Adelaide United Adelaide Utd
25 8 5 12 0 29 WWWLD
9
Brisbane Roar
Brisbane Roar Brisbane Roar
25 8 5 12 -12 29 DLLWL
10
Newcastle United Jets
Newcastle United Jets NU Jets
26 6 10 10 -6 28 LDWWD
11
Western United
Western United Western Utd
25 6 5 14 -19 23 DLWLD
12
Perth Glory
Perth Glory Perth Glory
25 5 7 13 -16 22 LLDLL
Melbourne Victory 2024-04-20 07:30:00 0 - 0 Brisbane Roar
Wellington Phoenix 2024-04-12 07:00:00 1 - 0 Melbourne Victory
Melbourne Victory 2024-04-06 08:45:00 2 - 1 Melbourne City
Melbourne Victory 2024-03-31 04:00:00 2 - 1 Perth Glory
Western United 2024-03-14 08:00:00 2 - 2 Melbourne Victory
Adelaide United 2024-03-09 09:15:00 1 - 2 Melbourne Victory
Melbourne Victory 2024-04-20 07:30:00 0 - 0 Brisbane Roar
Brisbane Roar 2024-04-13 07:30:00 0 - 2 Newcastle United Jets
Western Sydney Wanderers 2024-04-05 08:45:00 1 - 2 Brisbane Roar
Wellington Phoenix 2024-03-31 00:00:00 1 - 0 Brisbane Roar
Brisbane Roar 2024-03-16 05:00:00 1 - 2 Macarthur FC
Sydney FC 2024-03-10 06:00:00 1 - 1 Brisbane Roar
Melbourne Victory 2024-04-06 00:00:00 2 - 1 Melbourne City
Melbourne Victory 2024-03-31 00:00:00 2 - 1 Perth Glory
Melbourne Victory 2024-02-25 00:00:00 0 - 1 Central Coast Mariners
Melbourne Victory 2024-02-20 00:00:00 2 - 1 Western United
Melbourne Victory 2024-02-10 00:00:00 0 - 1 Macarthur FC
Melbourne Victory 2024-01-26 00:00:00 1 - 1 Sydney FC
Western Sydney Wanderers 2024-04-05 00:00:00 1 - 2 Brisbane Roar
Wellington Phoenix 2024-03-31 00:00:00 1 - 0 Brisbane Roar
Sydney FC 2024-03-10 00:00:00 1 - 1 Brisbane Roar
Perth Glory 2024-02-17 00:00:00 3 - 2 Brisbane Roar
Central Coast Mariners 2024-01-27 00:00:00 2 - 0 Brisbane Roar
Newcastle United Jets 2024-01-23 00:00:00 3 - 1 Brisbane Roar
Goals scored 1.7
Goals conceded 1
Time first goal scored 34
Time first goal conceded 34
Yellow cards 2.2
Red cards 0.3
Subs used 4.9
Biggest victory 3-0
Biggest defeat 1-0
Goals scored 1.3
Goals conceded 2.3
Time first goal scored 47
Time first goal conceded 38
Yellow cards 1.8
Red cards 0.2
Subs used 4.4
Biggest victory 2-0
Biggest defeat 8-1
Bruno Fornaroli 18
Zinédine Machach 6
Damien Da Silva 3
Daniel Arzani 2
Ben Folami 2
Jay O'Shea 7
Thomas Waddingham 6
Henry Hore 5
Nikola Mileusnic 5
Florin Bérenguer 3
Melbourne Victory 2024-04-20 07:30:00 Brisbane Roar
Melbourne Victory 2024-04-27 09:45:00 Western Sydney Wanderers
Melbourne Victory 2024-04-20 07:30:00 Brisbane Roar
Brisbane Roar 2024-04-26 09:45:00 Adelaide United

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