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Melbourne Victory will be the visitors at HBF Park on Saturday for the A-League fixture with home team Perth Glory.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Perth Glory v Melbourne Victory are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Perth Glory, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-3 A-League success vs Western Sydney Wanderers.
For Perth Glory, the scorers were Ivan Franjić (60'), Neil Kilkenny (78') and James Meredith (86'). Mitchell Duke (63') scored for Western Sydney Wanderers.
Fixtures featuring Perth Glory have proved to be exciting encounters of late with a lot of goalmouth action being a real hallmark. Over their past six clashes alone, a total of 21 goals have gone in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 10 of them coming from Glory.
Coming into this fixture, Perth Glory haven't beaten Melbourne Victory in their last 3 matches in the league.
After a losing effort in their last game against Central Coast Mariners in A-League competition, Melbourne Victory will be hoping to turn things around here.
The only scorer from Melbourne Victory was Marco Rojas (22', 65'). Dylan Fox (48') and Dylan Ruiz-Diaz (85', 89') scored for Central Coast Mariners.
Showing their involvement in eventful matches, goals have been scored 22 times in the previous 6 matches in which Melbourne Victory have taken to the pitch, giving a mean average of 3.67 goals per fixture. Their opponents have hit 15 of this grand total. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Melbourne Victory:
- are undefeated by Perth Glory when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 6 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 25/03/2018 shows us that Perth Glory have won 3 of these games and Melbourne Victory 2, with the number of drawn matches being 1.
A combined total of 16 goals were scored between them in these games, with 8 of them for Glory and 8 coming from Victory. The average goals per game has been 2.67.
The last league game featuring these clubs was A-League match day 17 on 01/02/2020 and the score finished Perth Glory 2-2 Melbourne Victory.
The referee was Stephen Lucas.
Team News: Perth Glory
Perth Glory boss Tony Popović will be thankful to have no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash owing to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Melbourne Victory
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, Melbourne Victory manager Grant Brebner does not have any fitness concerns to report ahead of this clash.
Melbourne Victory won’t find it easy at all to find the back of the net against a Perth Glory side who certainly have the ability to get a big win and also probable clean sheet.
We predict a very comfortable 3-0 win for Perth Glory at the end of the game.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: HBF Park (20,500)
Captain: Diego Castro
Chairman: Tony Sage
Manager: Tony Popović
Competitions: A-League position 5, AFC Champions League (Group F)
⭐ Key Man: Joel Chianese
Regularly used in the Striker position, Joel Chianese was born in Sydney, Australia. Having made a first senior appearance for Sydney FC in the 2011 - 2012 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 4 league goals in this A-League 2019 - 2020 campaign so far coming from a total of 20 appearances.