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A-League: Brisbane Roar draws 0-0 with Melbourne City on Saturday

OKAYAMA. Brisbane Roar 0-0 Melbourne City ended up goalless.

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OKAYAMA. Brisbane Roar 0-0 Melbourne City didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Melbourne City was far superior when it came to possession ball (66%)​.

The match was held at the Kanko Stadium Stadium in Okayama on Saturday and this began at 8:45 am UTC. The referee was Alireza Faghani who had the assistance of Ashley Beecham and Andrew Lindsay. The 4th official was Adam Kersey. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 4.4 degrees Celsius or 39.96 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 56%.​

Match Statistics

Melbourne City was in firm control of the ball 66% while Brisbane Roar was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Brisbane Roar was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Brisbane Roar to win the match​.

Brisbane Roar shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. Regarding the opposition, Melbourne City shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target.


Brisbane Roar received 2 yellow cards (L. Zabala and J. O’Shea). On the other side, Melbourne City received 3 yellow cards (Aiden O’Neill, Mathew Leckie and Richard van der Venne).

After playing this match, Brisbane Roar will have 16 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Melbourne City will have 27 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 6'

    L. Zabala

  • 45'

    J. O\'Shea

  • 47'

    Aiden O\'Neill

  • 64'

    H. Hore

    L. Zabala

  • 64'

    Josh Brindell-South

    J. Hingert

  • 68'

    Andrew Nabbout

    Marco Tilio

  • 78'

    F. Berenguer-Bohrer

    Valon Berisha

  • 78'

    A. Majok

    Joe Knowles

  • 78'

    R. Akbari

    Carlo Armiento

  • 80'

    Mathew Leckie

  • 90'

    Richard van der Venne

Next match

In the upcoming A-League match, Brisbane Roar will play away against Newcastle Jets on the 27th of January with a 20-18 head to head stats in favor of Brisbane Roar (11 draws).

Melbourne City will host Adelaide United on the 29th of January with a 13-12 head to head stats in favor of Adelaide United (14 draws).

Brisbane Roar: Formation and Lineups

Brisbane Roar started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).

The manager Warren Moon chose to play with the following team: Jordan Holmes (7.2), Scott Neville (7.1), Tom Aldred (7.1), Connor Chapman (6.8), Kai Trewin (7.0), Jack Hingert (7.0), Louis Zabala (6.6), Jay O’Shea (6.9), Jordan Courtney-Perkins (7.0), Joseph Knowles (7.0) and Carlo Armiento (6.1).


Brisbane Roar made 3 changes: L. Zabala for H. Hore (64′), J. Hingert for Josh Brindell-South (64′) and Carlo Armiento for R. Akbari (78′).

Top player: Henry Hore

Probably the most impressive player in Brisbane Roar was Henry Hore.

His rating is (7.3) with 14 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 2.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 64′.

Melbourne City: Formation and Lineups

Melbourne City started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the other side, Rado Vidošić played with: Tom Glover (7.1), Scott Galloway (7.2), Thomas Lam (7.6), Curtis Good (7.6), Scott Jamieson (7.1), Aiden O’Neill (7.4), Marco Tilio (6.9), Richard van der Venne (7.4), Valon Berisha (7.0), Mathew Leckie (6.4) and Jamie MacLaren (6.9).


Melbourne City made 3 changes: Marco Tilio for Andrew Nabbout (68′), Valon Berisha for F. Berenguer-Bohrer (78′) and Valon Berisha for F. Berenguer-Bohrer (78′).

Top player: Thomas Lam

The player who no doubt impressed Melbourne City the most was Thomas Lam.

His rating is (7.6) with 64 passes (90% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 7.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the A-League

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