2019-20 A-League – Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City kick off? Saturday 12th October, 2019 – 09:30 (UK)

Where is Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City being played? Marvel Stadium

What are the expected weather conditions for Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City? Clear, 15c

What TV channel is Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City on in the UK? BT Sport have the rights to A-League matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City?

Melbourne Victory – https://www.melbournevictory.com.au/fixtures#!/t2237

Melbourne City – https://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=MELCITY19

What was the score in the last meeting between Melbourne Victory & Melbourne City? Melbourne Victory 1-1 Melbourne City

THE TEAM NEWS

MELBOURNE VICTORY

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Thomas; Roux, Hoogland, Deng, Brown; Poulsen, Lesiotis, Broxham; Kamsoba, Toivonen, Nabbout

Unavailable: Acton (International duty), Athiu (International duty), Kirdar (International duty), Kruse (Injured)

Doubtful:

MELBOURNE CITY

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Bouzanis; Galloway, Delbridge, Good, Jamieson; Metcalfe, Brilliant; Cabrera, Berenguer, Noone; Wales

Unavailable: MacLaren (International duty), Genreau (International duty)

Doubtful:

THE PREDICTION

A local derby at the start of a season should be a lively affair, particularly given the attacking talent on both sides. Melbourne City have demonstrated their threat during their run to the FFA Cup final, while Victory have failed to score in just one of their last 29 A-League matches at home.

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