A-League In Focus – Melbourne Victory vs Sydney FC Preview

When? Friday 26th January, 08:50 (UK)

Where? AAMI Park

What channel is it on? BT Sport 2

Where can I stream the match? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website

Are tickets still available?

Melbourne Victory & Sydney FC - http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=VICTOR1818

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last five meetings: Sydney W4, D1
A-League meetings: Melbourne Victory W13, Sydney W18, D12

MELBOURNE VICTORY

Predicted line-up: Thomas; Geria, Williams, Deng, Nigro; Valeri, Milligan; Barbarouses, Troisi, George; Berisha

Unavailable: Austin (Injured)

Doubtful:

SYDNEY FC

Predicted line-up: Redmayne; Wilkshire, Buijs, Wilkinson, Zullo; Brillante, O'Neill; Mierzejewski, Brosque, Ninkovic; Bobo

Unavailable: Grant (Injured)

Doubtful:

PREDICTION
It will come as no surprise that Sydney FC are the runaway leaders in the A-League this season, especially as they are unbeaten in their last 11 outings. This weekend they travel to Melbourne to face the Victory and although Kevin Muscat’s side lie in the relative comfort of fourth in the table, do not be surprised if Graham Arnold’s men extend that unbeaten run to 12 matches come Friday.

MEMORABLE MEETING
Melbourne Victory have not won any of their last six outings against Sydney FC with their last win coming back in January 2016. It was a game that was decided by a single goal which came from Matthew Jurman who, unfortunately for him, put through his own net with just 11 minutes remaining.