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Melbourne Victory vs Western Sydney Wanderers: All you need to know about this match

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Teams look to end their win-less run when they lock horns at the AAMI Park on Monday evening.

Victory’s underwhelming start to the season continued with a 1-1 draw against Central Coast Mariners last week. The team remain without a win after four weeks with a pair of draws and losses.

On the other hand, the Wanderers drew their third match in a row when they held to a 1-1 draw by Newcastle Jets. They are unbeaten in the four matches so far after beating Perth Glory 2-1 on matchday 1.

 

Match Facts:

Australia A-League – Season 2017/18
Date: Monday, 6th November 2017
Kick-off at 14.20 IST/ 9:50 CET
Venue: AAMI Park, Melbourne.

 

Melbourne Victory vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Head-to-head

Vctory are unbeaten in the last 6 league meetings with the Wanderers, 4 wins and 2 draws. They scored 2 or more goals in four of the last five at the Aami Park.

It will also worth to note down that the Wanderers haven’t won in the last five matches versus Victory in all venues. They managed just 1 win in the recent 11 A-League meetings with Melbourne losing a massive 7 with the remaining 3 being draws. Also, the visitors scored just once in the last 7 matches of the series.

 

Team News:

Melbourne Victory~

Defender Rhys Williams is missing from the team with broken cheekbone for an indefinite time period.

Midfielder Matias Sanchez too is missing from the team for an indefinite time period with a knee injury.

 

Western Sydney Wanderers~

They will be playing with almost a full squad except defender Jack Clisby who is missing from the team due to personal reasons.

 

Prediction:

The head-to-head stats definitely back Melbourne Victory and this is something they can look upon to gain some confidence going into Monday’s games. However, the chips are low at Aami Park, while Wanderers are team on confidence that displayed some excellent fighting spirit to earn points in all their four league games this season.

Therefore, this match could go down to the wire. On current form, it is hard to see the Wanderers losing this match.

Melbourne Victory 2-1 Western Sydney Wanderers