Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne City – Preview, Tips and Odds

Australia: A-League
WS Wanderers
Full Time
1:1
Melbourne City
Highlights and Stats


Western Sydney Wanderers will test their abilities against Melbourne City on 15/01 in a game of the 12th round of the A-League Men. The two contending teams will meet at CommBank Stadium. The hosts of the match are occupying 3rd position in the standings, after collecting 18 points, while the visiting side is up to 1st spot with a total of 25 points.

Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne City Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2022/02/11Last 20 Games
WS Wanderers
loss
  • ?
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
Melbourne City
win
  • ?
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Lhome
  • Daway
  • Laway

Worth Mentioning

The most recent time when Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City locked horns, the game finished with the score of 1:3 to Melbourne City. The two clubs took on each other on the 11th of February 2022. Melbourne City have not suffered a loss in six successive matches against Western Sydney Wanderers, registering a total of 4 wins and 2 draws. During the previous 10 encounters, the home side did not enjoy a significant advantage as the 4 victories at home and 4 triumphs away clearly indicated. No more than 2 of the 10 latest meetings ended in a draw. Both sides scored in four of the last five clashes and three produced over 2.5 goals. Throughout the extent of this period, Western Sydney Wanderers was not successful at all in maintaining a clean sheet, and Melbourne City managed to prevent goals in their net on one occasion. The last few games had both teams netting quite the number of goals, with a total of 19 goals scored during their last 5.

Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne City Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 20 games

WS WanderersMelbourne City
  • Goals

    1.70
    1.95
  • Fouls

    11.84
    10.53
  • Corners

    5.11
    6.32
  • Offsides

    3.32
    2.74
  • Cards

    2.05
    2.42
  • Posession

    48%
    52%

Western Sydney Wanderers Form

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

Western Sydney Wanderers registered a disappointing 1:0 away loss in a A-League Men match against Perth Glory that went down on January 6th. In Western Sydney Wanderers’s last 10 meetings, being the host or playing away was not really a factor that affected the outcome. The squads playing on home ground recorded 4 triumphs and the guests recorded 3. One of the preceding five Western Sydney Wanderers clashes resulted in over 2.5 goals, with both sides scoring in two of those. Throughout the period, they were capable of limiting their opponents to no goals in one, while they were unsuccessful in scoring in two cases. From a statistical point of view their last 5 outings produced an average of 2.00 goals.
  • Goals
    1.11
  • Fouls
    14.44
  • Corners
    4.11
  • Offsides
    1.89
  • Cards
    2.67
  • Posession
    52%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
A-League2023/01/06Perth GloryWest Sydney10 L
A-League2023/01/01West SydneyMacarthur40 W
A-League2022/12/23Brisbane RoarWest Sydney11 D
A-League2022/12/18Western UnitedWest Sydney10 L
A-League2022/12/10Wellington PhoenixWest Sydney11 D
A-League2022/11/12SydneyWest Sydney01 W
A-League2022/11/05West SydneyCentral Coast Mariners03 L
A-League2022/10/28West SydneyNewcastle Jets20 W
A-League2022/10/22West SydneyBrisbane Roar11 D

Melbourne City Form

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

Melbourne City previously faced Western United on Saturday and the final score was a colossal 4:0 victory at home. Presently the club is enjoying a streak of three victories in succession. The home crowd, usually referred to as the “12th player”, have failed to significantly impact Melbourne City’s recent ten meetings, as they ended in 5 home triumphs and 4 away wins. The squad was held to a draw in only one of their previous 10 games. All except one of Melbourne City’s five previous clashes finished with more than 2.5 goals and three saw both sides finding the net. Melbourne City managed to prevent their opponents from scoring on two occasions and the team found the net at least once in each of those encounters. The total goals scored across the team’s last five outings amounted to 15.
  • Goals
    2.33
  • Fouls
    15.22
  • Corners
    5.11
  • Offsides
    2.00
  • Cards
    3.00
  • Posession
    51%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
A-League2023/01/07Melbourne CityWestern United40 W
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-League2022/10/07Melbourne CityWestern United21 W

Formations and Lineups

WS Wanderers

Formation:4-3-1-2
  • G20Lawrence Thomas
  • D12Ruon Tongyik
  • D5Tomislav Mrčela
  • D6Marcelo
  • D3Adama Traoré
  • M28Calem Nieuwenhof
  • M8Oliver Božanić
  • M17Romain Amalfitano
  • M7Ramy Najjarine
  • F32Nathanael Blair
  • F26Brandon Borrello
20 Lawrence Thomas 12 Ruon Tongyik 5 Tomislav Mrčela 6 Marcelo 3 Adama Traoré 28 Calem Nieuwenhof 8 Oliver Božanić 17 Romain Amalfitano 7 Ramy Najjarine 32 Nathanael Blair 26 Brandon Borrello

Melbourne City

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G1Tom Glover
  • D25Callum Talbot
  • D6Thomas Lam
  • D22Curtis Good
  • D38Jordan Bos
  • M13Aiden O'Neill
  • M14Valon Berisha
  • M23Marco Tilio
  • M8Richard van der Venne
  • M7Mathew Leckie
  • F9Jamie MacLaren
1 Tom Glover 25 Callum Talbot 6 Thomas Lam 22 Curtis Good 38 Jordan Bos 13 Aiden O'Neill 14 Valon Berisha 23 Marco Tilio 8 Richard van der Venne 7 Mathew Leckie 9 Jamie MacLaren

Match Details

WS WanderersvsMelbourne City
  • 82`
    (in) M. Younis(out) B. Borrello
  • 79`
    (in) S. Galloway(out) C. Talbot
  • 79`
    (in) A. Nabbout(out) M. Tilio
  • 75`
    M. LeckieDiving
  • 70`
    (in) S. Jamieson(out) J. Bos
  • 70`
    (in) F. Berenguer(out) V. Berisha
  • 70`
    (in) A. Simmons(out) R. Tongyik
  • 62`
    (in) S. Krpic(out) N. Blair
  • 62`
    (in) D. Wilmering(out) R. Amalfitano
  • 62`
    (in) Y. A. N'Gbakoto(out) R. Najjarine
  • 58`
    1 - 1
    R. van der VenneJ. Maclaren
  • 19`
    B. BorrelloR. Najjarine
    1 - 0

Players Ratings

WS WanderersvsMelbourne City
  • 6Marcelo
    7.5 / 10
  • 8Oliver Božanić
    7.3 / 10
  • 5Tomislav Mrčela
    7.2 / 10
  • 7Ramy Najjarine
    7.2 / 10
  • 17Romain Amalfitano
    7 / 10
  • 20Lawrence Thomas
    6.9 / 10
  • 12Ruon Tongyik
    6.9 / 10
  • 26Brandon Borrello
    6.9 / 10
  • 67Marcus Younis
    6.9 / 10
  • 11Sulejman Krpić
    6.9 / 10
  • 3Adama Traoré
    6.7 / 10
  • 19Daniel Wilmering
    6.7 / 10
  • 31Aidan Simmons
    6.6 / 10
  • 28Calem Nieuwenhof
    6.3 / 10
  • 32Nathanael Blair
    6.3 / 10
  • 23Yeni N'Gbakoto
    6.3 / 10
  • 14Valon Berisha
    7.9 / 10
  • 8Richard van der Venne
    7.9 / 10
  • 13Aiden O'Neill
    7.5 / 10
  • 6Thomas Lam
    7.3 / 10
  • 22Curtis Good
    7.3 / 10
  • 7Mathew Leckie
    7.2 / 10
  • 23Marco Tilio
    6.9 / 10
  • 9Jamie MacLaren
    6.9 / 10
  • 25Callum Talbot
    6.7 / 10
  • 3Scott Jamieson
    6.7 / 10
  • 38Jordan Bos
    6.6 / 10
  • 10Florin Berenguer
    6.6 / 10
  • 15Andrew Nabbout
    6.6 / 10
  • 2Scott Galloway
    6.3 / 10
  • 1Tom Glover
    6.2 / 10

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