Melbourne City FC vs Western United FC, A League 2020 SEMI FINALS
2 : 0
26th of August 2020 07:00
First half: 45+3 | Second half: 45+11
- 0' - KICK OFF: Western United FC gets underway.
- 5' - We miss some good tackles and strikes. Is there anyone on the field to put the game back to action?
- 10' - It looks surprising Melbourne City FC does not make any changes. Besart Berisha has some obvious troubles when approaching to the goal.
- 15' - Spectators do not have much to choose from both teams. The sides had several scoring chances but they still need a bit more than just a sight of a goal.
- 20' - Spectators are craving for more action. Both teams play very cautiously. They need to put some more energy.
- 25' - Supporters expect more eagerness from Alessandro Diamanti, as he is very good at scoring at Bankwest Stadium with 1 goals in the last 1 games.
- 30' - It’s high time Marko Rudan made some changes to put the his team’s game back to action.
- 35' - The referee is likely to let players tackle, as he already missed some meaty challenges during opening seconds. He is still to establish what should not be done by the players and what is acceptable on the pitch. It’s going to be a tough game for Max Burgess suffering a number of foals already.
- 40' - Melbourne City FC is showing some good football. However, Melbourne City FC are ready to play back every minute. It might result in some problems for the home side. The game will hardly remain goalless.
- 45' - While players are taking a pause, let’s have a look at their stats. The teams met 1 times this season with Western United FC winning 100% of all matches.
- 50' - It looks like no one’s ball. Melbourne City FC is used to counterattacking playing. None of the sides are ready to take the lead.
- 55' - Western United FC is defending very well tonight not leaving a chance for their rivals to get through for a goal.
- 57' - Melbourne City FC player sees a Yellow card in front of him.
- 62' - Not even hints on scoring a goal over the last 62 minutes.
- 67' - While there is no rush on the pitch, let’s have a look at some stats. Tom Glover made 80 appearances and scored 0 goals. He is very likely to score a goal today.
- 68' - Jamie MacLaren puts Melbourne City FC on the lead.
- 68' - Time for substitution for Melbourne City FC. Florin Bérenguer is replaced by Connor Metcalfe.
- 73' - Players seem to put ease on their energy level Spectators hardly appreciate such approach. Teams need to speed up the tempo.
- 75' - A meaty challenge results in booking for Lachlan Wales on 75.
- 76' - It is a substitution in Melbourne City FC team. Lachlan Wales is replaced by Scott Galloway on 76 minute.
- 81' - The supporters are chanting for Dylan Pierias. He replaces Sebastian Pasquali on 81 minute.
- 84' - Goal! Tomoki Imai scores his 1 goal in 34 matches.
- 85' - The whistle greets Harrison Delbridge as he departs to be replaced by Rostyn Griffiths.
- 90' - It is a substitution in Western United FC team. Max Burgess is replaced by Apostolos Stamatelopoulos on 90 minute.
- 90' - A meaty challenge results in booking for Joshua Cavallo on 90.
- Time to leave. No sensation happened. Another win for Melbourne City FC players.
Today 2020-08-26 Melbourne City FC vs Western United FC are fighting A League league on Bankwest Stadium.
Melbourne City FC had 25 games and get got 46 points in Season (2018/19)
Western United FC had 26 games and get got 28 points in Season (2018/19)
Todays referees are: Chris Beath, Kristian Griffiths-Jones, Lance Greenshields, Ryan Gallagher, Alireza Faghani
|Melbourne City FC||25||46|
|Central Coast Mariners FC||25||42|
|Brisbane Roar FC||26||40|
|Adelaide United FC||26||39|
|Wellington Phoenix FC||26||38|
|Western Sydney Wanderers FC||26||35|
|Perth Glory FC||26||34|
|Western United FC||26||28|
|Newcastle United Jets FC||26||21|
|Melbourne Victory FC||26||19|
Melbourne City FC
Captain6 Josh Brillante
- 11 Craig Noone
- 6 Josh Brillante
- 9 Jamie MacLaren
- 10 Florin Berenguer
- 34 Connor Metcalfe 68'
- 4 Harrison Delbridge
- 7 Rostyn Griffiths 85'
- 13 Nathaniel Atkinson
- 19 Lachlan Wales
- 2 Scott Galloway 76'
- 22 Curtis Good
- 20 Adrian Luna
- 1 Tom Glover
- 40 Richard Windbichler
Western United FC
Captain23 Alessandro Diamanti
- 23 Alessandro Diamanti
- 2 Aaron Calver
- 11 Connor Pain
- 17 Joshua Cavallo 68'
- 19 Josh Risdon
- 1 Filip Kurto
- 18 Besart Berisha
- 6 Tomoki Imai
- 14 Max Burgess
- 9 Apostolos Stamatelopoulos 90'
- 21 Sebastian Pasquali
- 5 Dylan Pierias 81'
- 10 Steven Lustica
- 22 Tomislav Uskok