Melbourne City vs Western United – Preview, Tips and Odds

Australia: A-League
Melbourne City
Full Time
4:0
Western United
Highlights and Stats


AAMI Park will welcome the teams of Melbourne City and Western United on Saturday for their meeting of the 11th round of the A-League Men. Melbourne City are currently occupying 1st place in the standings with 22 points, while Western United are sitting on the 10th place with 11 points.

Melbourne City vs Western United Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/10/07Last 11 Games
Melbourne City
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Waway
Western United
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Lhome

Worth Mentioning

The previous clash between the teams ended with the score of 2:1 to Melbourne City. It was held back on the 7th of October 2022. Hosting evidently helped in the previous 10 encounters, with the home side recording 6 wins and preventing their opponents from getting the better of them in 7 out of 10. Only 1 of the 10 latest meetings ended in a draw. Two of the last five games saw both sides hitting the back of the nets and two featured more than two and a half goals. Within these battles on the pitch, Melbourne City failed to keep a clean sheet and Western United achieved that feat three times. The goalkeepers had to pull the ball out of the nets a total of 11 times for the period.

Melbourne City vs Western United Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 11 games

Melbourne CityWestern United
  • Goals

    1.27
    1.18
  • Fouls

    11.27
    10.36
  • Corners

    8.45
    3.45
  • Offsides

    1.45
    1.00
  • Cards

    2.18
    2.09
  • Posession

    54%
    46%

Melbourne City Form

  • ?
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Lhome

In their last match Melbourne City registered a comfortable 1:3 away win versus Wellington Phoenix in the A-League Men on January 2nd. The outfit is on a streak of two successive victories. Regardless of whether hosting or visiting, the squads involved in Melbourne City’s recent 10 meetings did not gain a considerable advantage. All in all, the hosts succeeded in recording 4 victories and the visitors registered 5 triumphs. The outfit finished in a draw in only 1 of the preceding 10 clashes. Four of the last five encounters produced over 2.5 goals and three witnessed goals at both ends. In the course of that period, Melbourne City did not concede on two occasions. At the same time they netted at least a single goal in all. Judging by the numbers, the team’s preceding 5 outings saw an average of 3.00 goals.
  • Goals
    1.90
  • Fouls
    15.30
  • Corners
    5.70
  • Offsides
    2.10
  • Cards
    3.10
  • Posession
    53%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
A-League2023/01/02Wellington PhoenixMelbourne City13 W
A-League2022/12/27Melbourne CityCentral Coast Mariners10 W
A-League2022/12/10SydneyMelbourne City21 L
A-League2022/11/12Newcastle JetsMelbourne City12 W
A-League2022/11/05Melbourne CityPerth Glory40 W
A-League2022/10/30Melbourne CityWellington Phoenix22 D
A-League2022/10/22Melbourne VictoryMelbourne City02 W
A-League2022/10/14Brisbane RoarMelbourne City02 W
A-League2022/10/07Melbourne CityWestern United21 W
A-League2022/05/28Melbourne CityWestern United02 L

Western United Form

  • ?
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Waway

Western United came up against Brisbane Roar on Friday and the encounter ended in a 1:1 stalemate at home. Playing on home ground had no considerable impact in Western United’s last ten meetings, as the hosts recorded 5 wins while the guests triumphed on 3 occasions. The result was a draw in just two of the outfit’s most recent 10 games. Two of Western United’s five previous clashes finished with more than 2.5 goals and three saw both sides finding the net. Western United managed to prevent their opponents from scoring on two occasions and the team found the net at least once in each of those matches. The total of netted goals by the teams involved across their last five outings amount to 12.
  • Goals
    1.50
  • Fouls
    11.10
  • Corners
    4.40
  • Offsides
    1.70
  • Cards
    2.80
  • Posession
    47%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
A-League2022/12/30Western UnitedBrisbane Roar11 D
A-League2022/12/26Western UnitedMelbourne Victory10 W
A-League2022/12/18Western UnitedWest Sydney10 W
A-League2022/12/10Perth GloryWestern United21 L
A-League2022/11/13Wellington PhoenixWestern United23 W
A-League2022/11/06Western UnitedAdelaide United24 L
A-League2022/10/29Central Coast MarinersWestern United42 L
A-League2022/10/21Western UnitedMacarthur11 D
A-League2022/10/07Melbourne CityWestern United21 L
A-League2022/05/28Melbourne CityWestern United02 W

Formations and Lineups

Melbourne City

Formation:4-1-4-1
  • G1Tom Glover
  • D25Callum Talbot
  • D6Thomas Lam
  • D22Curtis Good
  • D38Jordan Bos
  • M13Aiden O'Neill
  • M23Marco Tilio
  • M8Richard van der Venne
  • M14Valon Berisha
  • M7Mathew Leckie
  • F9Jamie MacLaren
1 Tom Glover 25 Callum Talbot 6 Thomas Lam 22 Curtis Good 38 Jordan Bos 13 Aiden O'Neill 23 Marco Tilio 8 Richard van der Venne 14 Valon Berisha 7 Mathew Leckie 9 Jamie MacLaren

Western United

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G1Jamie Young
  • D19Joshua Risdon
  • D6Tomoki Imai
  • D4Léo Lacroix
  • D17Ben Garuccio
  • M7Tongo Doumbia
  • M88Neil Kilkenny
  • M26Nicolas Milanovic
  • M8Lachlan Wales
  • M11Connor Pain
  • F99Aleksandar Prijović
1 Jamie Young 19 Joshua Risdon 6 Tomoki Imai 4 Léo Lacroix 17 Ben Garuccio 7 Tongo Doumbia 88 Neil Kilkenny 26 Nicolas Milanovic 8 Lachlan Wales 11 Connor Pain 99 Aleksandar Prijović

Match Details

Melbourne CityvsWestern United
  • 89`
    (in) N. Reis(out) J. Maclaren
  • 84`
    A. NabboutR. van der Venne
    4 - 0
  • 75`
    (in) S. Jamieson(out) M. Leckie
  • 75`
    (in) A. Nabbout(out) M. Tilio
  • 75`
    (in) A. Diamanti(out) T. Imai
  • 67`
    (in) F. Berenguer(out) V. Berisha
  • 67`
    (in) S. Galloway(out) C. Talbot
  • 60`
    (in) J. Tratt(out) B. Garuccio
  • 46`
    (in) D. Pierias(out) N. Milanovic
  • 24`
    J. MaclarenM. Tilio
    3 - 0
  • 12`
    L. Lacroix (o.g.)
    2 - 0
  • 9`
    M. Tilio
    1 - 0

Players Ratings

Melbourne CityvsWestern United
  • 23Marco Tilio
    8 / 10
  • 22Curtis Good
    7.9 / 10
  • 13Aiden O'Neill
    7.5 / 10
  • 8Richard van der Venne
    7.5 / 10
  • 15Andrew Nabbout
    7.5 / 10
  • 1Tom Glover
    7.3 / 10
  • 6Thomas Lam
    7.3 / 10
  • 9Jamie MacLaren
    7.3 / 10
  • 38Jordan Bos
    7.2 / 10
  • 14Valon Berisha
    7 / 10
  • 7Mathew Leckie
    7 / 10
  • 3Scott Jamieson
    7 / 10
  • 10Florin Berenguer
    6.9 / 10
  • 2Scott Galloway
    6.7 / 10
  • 25Callum Talbot
    6.5 / 10
  • 7Tongo Doumbia
    6.9 / 10
  • 88Neil Kilkenny
    6.9 / 10
  • 11Connor Pain
    6.6 / 10
  • 6Tomoki Imai
    6.3 / 10
  • 99Aleksandar Prijović
    6.3 / 10
  • 27Jacob Tratt
    6.3 / 10
  • 5Dylan Pierias
    6.3 / 10
  • 23Alessandro Diamanti
    6.3 / 10
  • 19Joshua Risdon
    6.2 / 10
  • 4Léo Lacroix
    6.2 / 10
  • 17Ben Garuccio
    6.2 / 10
  • 26Nicolas Milanovic
    6.2 / 10
  • 8Lachlan Wales
    6 / 10
  • 1Jamie Young
    5.3 / 10

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