Melbourne City vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Preview and Predictions

Melbourne City vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Match Preview and Predictions-6th January 2017

Melbourne City vs Western Sydney Wanderers
Australia A-League, Season 2016/17.
Date: Friday, 6th January, 2017
Kick-Off: 7:50 pm AEDT/ 8:50 am UK
Venue: AAMI Park (Melbourne).

Melbourne City will host Western Sydney at Aami Park in Melbourne on Friday the 6th of December.

The table has Melbourne in fourth place with 20 points, while Western Sydney are in sixth spot with 14 points. Both sides were only able to get draws last round with City getting a 2-2 away draw against Central Coast Mariners whereas the Wanderers got a 1-1 home draw against Perth Glory.

A win for Melbourne City will see them in third spot while a Western Sydney Wanderers win could see them jump into fifth place.

Melbourne City vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Head-to-Head Statistics

  • With a clear lead in the head-to-head record, Western Sydney have 8 wins compared to City’s 3.
  • An additional 3 draws have been played including their previous meeting where it ended 1-1 in round 7 of this season.
  • The Wanderers have won 2 of the past 4 meetings which includes a victory at this ground last season.
  • City however did win their last game at Aami Park with a 3-2 win in round 14 of last season.

Melbourne City vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Predictions

After coming off draws last round, both sides will be looking to get back on the winners list.

Melbourne City will want to improve their defence after being exposed a few times against Central Coast on New Year’s Eve. While Western Sydney Wanderers need to continue scoring goals as they have had trouble with scoring throughout this season but to also keep their structures in defence to not allow City’s attack to flourish.

These teams on paper look even and with that reason, they should cancel each other and end in a draw.

Melbourne City vs Western Sydney Wanderers: Predictions

Both Teams to Score at 3/5 (1.60)
Draw at Full-Time at 29/10 (3.90).

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