MELBOURNE. Melbourne Victory W and Perth Glory W draw 1-1. P. Zois scored the first goal (26′) for Melbourne Victory W. A. Jancevski settled the score 1-1 (74′).
The match was played at the AAMI Park stadium in Melbourne on Friday and it started at 5:05 pm local time. The referee was Kelly Jones assisted by Joanna Kate Charaktis and Jasmine Steger. The 4th official was Shab Roshan. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 16.2 degrees Celsius or 61.2 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 78%.
Melbourne Victory W was in firm control of the ball 55% while Perth Glory W was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Melbourne Victory W was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Melbourne Victory W to win the match.
Melbourne Victory W shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Perth Glory W shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target.
Melbourne Victory W received 1 yellow card (Tiffany Eliadis). Regarding the opposition, No yellow cards were issued to Perth Glory W.
After playing this encounter, Melbourne Victory W will have 12 points like Adelaide United W to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Perth Glory W will have 5 points like Canberra United W to stay in the 9th place.
Perth Glory W will host Wellington Phoenix W on the 15th of January with a 2-0 head to head in favor of Perth Glory W (0 draws).
Melbourne Victory W: Formation and Lineups
The manager Jeffrey Hopkins chose to play with the following team: Casey Dumont, Elise Kellond-Knight, Beattie Goad, Jessika Jayne Nash, Kayla Morrison, Alexandra Chidiac, Natalie Tathem, Alana Murphy, Paige Zois, Ava Briedis and Rikke Madsen.
Melbourne Victory W made only 1 change substituting Paige Zois for Maja Markovski (82′).
Perth Glory W: Formation and Lineups
On the opposite side, Alexander Epakis played with: Sarah Willacy, Kim Carroll, Elizabeth Anton, Natasha Rigby, Sofia Sakalis, Isabella Foletta, Ella Mastrantonio, Sadie Lawrence, Hana Ann Lowry, Rylee Baisden and Cyera Hintzen.
Perth Glory W made 2 changes: Sadie Lawrence for Susan Phonsongkham (65′) and Hana Lowry for Demi Koulizakis (85′).