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Sydney FC will be visiting AAMI Park on Tuesday for the A-League meeting with home side Melbourne City.
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Melbourne City won’t want a repeat of their last result here after a 1-0 A-League defeat in their last game at the hands of Newcastle United Jets.
Valentino Yuel (40') scored for Newcastle United Jets.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent times that Melbourne City haven’t conceded. In fact, City have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 10 goals along the way. In any event, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend will be maintained here in this game.
In the game prior to this, Sydney FC drew 0-0 in the A-League tie with Brisbane Roar.
Steve Corica's Sydney FC have found the back of the net a total of 8 times throughout their most recent 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those same matches equals 5.
Heading into this contest, Sydney FC are undefeated in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 02/11/2018 shows that Melbourne City have won 2 of these games & Sydney FC 4, with the tally of draws being 0.
In all, 13 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 5 from City and 8 for The Sky Blues. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.17.
Team News: Melbourne City
Melbourne City manager Patrick Kisnorbo has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game with a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Sydney FC
With a fully injury-free squad to choose from, Sydney FC manager Steve Corica doesn’t have any fitness worries to report coming into this clash.
Our assessment is that Sydney FC and Melbourne City should play out a closely-fought contest here.
Shouldn’t be much in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. We’re therefore tipping a very even match with a 1-1 draw when the referee blows the full-time whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AAMI Park (30,050)
Captain: Scott Jamieson
Chairman: Khaldoon Al Mubarak
Manager: Patrick Kisnorbo
Competitions: A-League position 10
🔑 Key Man: Jamie Maclaren
Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Jamie Maclaren was born in Melbourne, Australia. Having made his senior debut playing for Perth Glory in the 2013 - 2014 season, the skilful Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this A-League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 6 appearances.