Wellington Phoenix FC vs Melbourne City FC, A League 2019 REGULAR SEASON
1 : 0
15th of February 2020 06:00
First half: 45 | Second half: 45+6
- 0' - In just a few seconds Eden Park will turn into a battlefield for Wellington Phoenix FC and Melbourne City FC.
- 5' - The travelling Melbourne City FC supporters hardly appreciate their team being pressed down to the backline.
- 10' - Spectators are craving for more action. Both teams play very cautiously. They need to put some more energy.
- 15' - Although teams showed high tempo form the start, they seem to slow down a bit. Both sides really need to catch a fire. Otherwise, we have another goalless match.
- 20' - Melbourne City FC looks like a favorite considering 1 games won in last 2 matches with its main striker Craig Noone scoring 1 goals.
- 25' - While players are taking a pause, let’s have a look at their stats. The teams met 2 times this season with Melbourne City FC winning 50% of all matches.
- 30' - What a strike from Matti Steinmann! The score is 1-0.
- 35' - Wellington Phoenix FC is showing some good football. However, Wellington Phoenix FC are ready to play back every minute. It might result in some problems for the home side. The game will hardly remain goalless.
- 40' - It looks surprising Melbourne City FC does not make any changes. Reno Piscopo has some obvious troubles when approaching to the goal.
- 43' - Ulises Dávila was booked on 43.
- 48' - Players seem to put ease on their energy level Spectators hardly appreciate such approach. Teams need to speed up the tempo.
- 53' - Wellington Phoenix FC is defending very well tonight not leaving a chance for their rivals to get through for a goal.
- 58' - GOAL! David Ball scores on 58. Assisted by Gary Hooper
- 63' - The supporters are chanting for Brandon Wilson. He replaces Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi on 63 minute.
- 67' - The whistle greets Reno Piscopo as he departs to be replaced by Callum McCowatt.
- 72' - We miss some good tackles and strikes. Is there anyone on the field to put the game back to action?
- 73' - Stefan Colakovski is replacing Craig Noone for the Melbourne City FC side.
- 78' - The supporters are chanting for Moudi Najjar. He replaces Susaeta on 78 minute.
- 83' - 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 Rostyn Griffiths suffering a number of foals already.
- 86' - It is a substitution in Wellington Phoenix FC team. Cameron Devlin is replaced by Alex Rufer on 86 minute.
- 90' - It’s gonna be a Yellow card for Gary Hooper.
- Another three points for Wellington Phoenix FC.
Today 2020-02-15 Wellington Phoenix FC vs Melbourne City FC are fighting A League league on Eden Park.
Wellington Phoenix FC had 24 games and get got 40 points in Season (2018/19)
Melbourne City FC had 24 games and get got 43 points in Season (2018/19)
Todays referees are: Mark Rule, Alex King, Lachlan Keevers
|Melbourne City FC||24||43|
|Wellington Phoenix FC||24||40|
|Brisbane Roar FC||24||38|
|Perth Glory FC||23||34|
|Adelaide United FC||24||34|
|Western United FC||21||30|
|Western Sydney Wanderers FC||23||30|
|Newcastle United Jets FC||24||28|
|Melbourne Victory FC||23||20|
|Central Coast Mariners FC||25||15|
Wellington Phoenix FC
Captain27 Steven Taylor
- 88 Gary Hooper
- 9 David Ball
- 5 Matti Steinmann
- 3 Luke De Vere
- 8 Cameron Devlin
- 14 Alex Rufer 86'
- 13 Liberato Cacace
- 27 Steven Taylor
- 1 Stefan Marinovic
- 4 Te Atawhai Hudson-Wihongi
- 12 Brandon Wilson 63'
- 7 Reno Piscopo
- 21 Callum McCowatt 67'
- 10 Ulises Davila
Melbourne City FC
Captain3 Scott Jamieson
- 11 Craig Noone
- 49 Stefan Colakovski 73'
- 14 Susaeta
- 30 Moudi Najjar 78'
- 6 Josh Brillante
- 9 Jamie MacLaren
- 10 Florin Berenguer
- 19 Lachlan Wales 67'
- 3 Scott Jamieson
- 13 Nathaniel Atkinson
- 22 Curtis Good
- 7 Rostyn Griffiths
- 20 Adrian Luna
- 1 Tom Glover