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Perth Glory are going up against away side Melbourne City at HBF Park in this A-League meeting on Saturday.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Perth Glory v Melbourne City can be found here - along with the latest match odds.
Perth Glory, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-2 A-League success versus Adelaide United.
The only name on the scoresheet from Perth Glory was Bruno Fornaroli (73'). Stefan Mauk (20') and George Timotheou (83' Own goal) scored for Adelaide United.
It’s not been often in recent times that Perth Glory have shown defensive steel. The reality is that Glory have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 games, shipping 13 goals in the process. We will see if that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Newcastle United Jets in A-League action, Melbourne City and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Valentino Yuel (40') was the scorer for Newcastle United Jets.
The numbers tell their own story, and Melbourne City have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 10 goals in total. In defence, City certainly have room for improvement.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 19/01/2019 shows us that Perth Glory have won 2 of them & Melbourne City 1, with the number of draws being 3.
An aggregate of 16 goals were scored between them in this period, with 10 from Glory and 6 coming from City. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The previous league game featuring the two was A-League match day 18 on 31/01/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Melbourne City 1-3 Perth Glory.
The referee was Chris Beath.
Team News: Perth Glory
Perth Glory boss Richard Garcia does not have any fitness concerns to speak of before this match owing to a completely healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Melbourne City
Due to a completely healthy squad available to select from, Melbourne City manager Patrick Kisnorbo does not have any fitness concerns at all coming into this clash.
Melbourne City and Perth Glory should both be able to score here although it’s hard to pick a clear winner.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We’re therefore expecting a very even match with a 1-1 draw at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: HBF Park (20,500)
Captain: Diego Castro
Chairman: Tony Sage
Manager: Richard Garcia
Competitions: A-League position 6
🔑 Star Player: Nicholas D'Agostino
Regularly taking to the field in the Striker position, Nicholas D'Agostino was born in Australia. Having played his first senior match for Brisbane Roar in the 2015 - 2016 season, the skilful Forward has scored 4 league goals in this A-League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 5 appearances.