Match Analysis: Melbourne City 2-0 Perth Glory

Melbourne City have progressed to the final four after a 2-0 home win over Perth Glory on Sunday evening. It was just the fifth clean sheet of the season for John van't Schip's side, after their attacking firepower lead them to a fourth place finish and highest ever points tally of 44 from 27 games. For Glory, their season's second half resurgence came to an end with Kenny Lowe's side failing to score for the first time in 19 matches. After their impressive win [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|A-League, Match Analysis|0 Comments

Match Analysis: Brisbane Roar 2-1 Melbourne Victory

Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory kicked off the A-League finals with a bang at Suncorp Stadium, with John Aloisi’s men scoring two late goals to claim a thrilling 2-1 win. As Brisbane veteran Thomas Broich completed the victory with a stoppage-time strike, it was hard not to feel sorry for Kevin Muscat and his players. They had been desperately close to progressing to the semi-finals, when they took the lead with only four only minutes remaining, and they were also [...]

By | April 19th, 2016|A-League, Match Analysis|1 Comment

Perth power past City

Perth Glory produced an utterly dominant display against Melbourne City on Sunday evening. It was one in which they controlled proceedings in both the offensive and defensive phases of the game, and although City hit two late consolation goals to make the final score a more respectable 3-2, that did little to mask the brilliance attached to Perth’s performance. Their front two of Diego Castro and Andy Keogh were crucial, as they have been throughout much of Perth’s resurgence, to [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|A-League|0 Comments

Ange’s Socceroos stride on

With home wins against Tajikistan and Jordan in the last week the Socceroos have secured their passage through to the third and final round of AFC qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. With seven wins and just the one loss, Ange Postecoglou's side topped Group B scoring 29 goals and conceding just four, with the only goal conceded on home soil coming coming in the final moments of the match against Jordan. In some ways this stretch of qualifying [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Match Analysis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Victory’s intensity overwhelms a lacklustre Wanderers

Melbourne Victory got their A-League campaign back on track with a strong 2-0 win over Western Sydney Wanderers on Friday night. They achieved this on the back of an impressive defensive performance, something which allowed them to pressure Wanderers' midfield unit and therefore prevent the likes of Dimas and Andreu from having too much time in possession. Wanderers, in simple terms, struggled to deal with that added intensity, and aside from a promising period just prior to half-time, they couldn’t [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|A-League, Match Analysis|1 Comment
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