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Australia A-League Men

96 ' (+5)
Full Time
2 - 1 (1 - 1)

Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City Statistics

24
Total Crosses
22
22
Shots Total
8
17
Key Passes
6
17
Interceptions
11
107
Attacks
107
78
Successful Passes Percentage
79
5
Shots On Target
2
17
Successful Interceptions
12
47
Ball Possession %
53
6
Substitutions
3
1
Penalties
0
8
Shots Off Target
4
6
Accurate Crosses
4
0
Redcards
0
24
Dribble Attempts
5
11
Corners
7
2
Goals
1
4
Yellowcards
4
10
Shots Blocked
3
4
Offsides
2
14
Successful Dribbles
3
28
Successful Headers
19
17
Challenges
11
20
Shots Insidebox
7
2
Shots Outsidebox
1
0
Yellowred Cards
0
12
Goal Attempts
4
1
Saves
4
7
Fouls
19
282
Successful Passes
333
77
Ball Safe
94
362
Passes
420
15
Tackles
22
50
Dangerous Attacks
50
22
Throwins
18
74
Duels Won
52
1
Assists
0
0
Counter Attacks
1
0
Injuries
1

Match Events

Goal! Tolgay Arslan 0-1 4'
7' Yellow Card Yellow Card Daniel Arzani
Yellow Card C. Talbot Yellow Card 27'
34' Penalty! Bruno Fornaroli 1-1
40' Yellow Card Yellow Card Damien Da Silva
Mathew Leckie (Léo Natel) 62'
Yellow Card M. Caputo Yellow Card 66'
Jamie Maclaren (M. Caputo) 72'
72' Jordi Valadon (Jake Brimmer)
72' N. Velupillay (Ben Folami)
83' Chris Ikonomidis (Zinédine Machach)
82' Yellow Card Yellow Card Zinédine Machach
VAR_CARD 82'
Yellow Card Vicente Fernández Yellow Card 83'
86' Goal! Damien Da Silva 2-1
90' Yellow Card Yellow Card Bruno Fornaroli
A. Lopane (James Jeggo) 89'
Yellow Card Marin Jakolis Yellow Card 90'
90' R. Bonevacia (Daniel Arzani)
90' Connor Chapman (A. Traoré)

Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City - AI Preview

Preview

As the Australia A-League Men heads into its 23rd round this Saturday, all eyes will be on Marvel Stadium where Melbourne Victory hosts Melbourne City in what promises to be a thrilling derby. Scheduled for an 08:45 start, this match not only boasts local bragging rights but also crucial points as both teams aim to strengthen their positions on the league table.

Under the guidance of Tony Popović, Melbourne Victory finds themselves in a commendable 3rd place with 38 points, showcasing a recent form of two wins, one loss, and two draws from their last five matches. Their most recent outing saw them secure a home victory against Perth Glory with a scoreline of 2-1.

On the other side of the city divide stands Aurelio Vidmar's Melbourne City who are currently positioned at 7th in the league with 30 points. Their journey to Marvel Stadium comes after an evenly fought draw against Central Coast Mariners away from home that ended goalless. The team's form has been somewhat inconsistent lately with one win, two losses and two draws in their past five fixtures.

The head-to-head record between these fierce rivals adds an extra layer of anticipation to this encounter. From their last five meetings, Victory has claimed one win while City has managed two victories; there were also two draws including their most recent clash that ended without goals back in February at AAMI Park.

Both teams have shown they can find the back of the net with Victory averaging 1.2 goals per game and City slightly ahead with an average of 1.4 goals per match across this season. However defensively when playing away, City seems more vulnerable conceding on average 2.8 goals which could prove pivotal come Saturday.

Bet

Given both teams' current form and historical performances against each other alongside statistical insights into their scoring abilities and defensive vulnerabilities - particularly Melbourne City’s struggles when playing away - picking a winner can seem daunting due to how evenly matched they appear on paper.

However taking into consideration Melbourne Victory’s solid performance at home coupled with higher stakes for maintaining or improving their position within top tiers of the table makes backing them for a "Home Win" at odds of 2.1 quite attractive given they're favorites going into this matchup.

Additionally considering both sides' average goal-scoring rate versus conceded goals especially during away games for City suggests we could witness multiple goal-scoring opportunities hence "Over 2.5" goals bet priced at odds of 1.61 presents itself as another valuable choice reflecting probable outcomes based on available data indicating likelihoods beyond just winning or losing.

All our previews are generated using advanced AI models. These take into account recent form, H2H records, goals scored, conceded and much more. We manually review all previews before they are put on the site, but mistakes are always possible. Additonally, they do not currently take into account squads, team news or injuries.

This preview should be used to help you evaluate the Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City match, recent team form, goals, statistics and league performance. You should then come to your own decision about what YOU think is a good bet. Always check the facts and never bet money you cannot afford to lose.

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