Sydney FC vs Melbourne City FC
Australia A League
Date: Sunday, 3rd February 2019
Kick-off at 6:00 UK/ 7:00 CET
Venue: Jubilee Oval (Sydney).
Five times A-League finalist will be up against the City Blues in a thrilling encounter. Both these teams wish to get 3 points out of this tie and progress up the league table. The home has a 5-point cushion against their opponents as of now.
Never-say-die attitude of the home side always have kept them in the top half of the table all these years. Better team management and quality of players in the squad makes the cohesive unit to reckon with.
Steve Corica’s men recorded 1.8 goals per game and very good in the attacking third. The quality of skillful players and finishing chances often resulted in victory for the team. Team from Sydney won 10 out of 16 matches they played this season alone.
On the other hand, Melbourne City FC also done well, winning 8 out of possible 16. Defensively they are very solid and just concede over 1.3 goals per match. Only worry for Warren Joyce’s men is that nobody has step-up for them in front of goal. Their forward player are missing clear-cut chances match after match and it has led to slip victory from their grasp.
Sydney FC vs Melbourne City FC Head-to-head (h2h)
Sydney FC lead the h2h ties 5 to nil to this opposition in all competition.
The home side found back of the net in the last eight meetings.
The away side’s last victory was recorded way back in 2016.
Sydney FC vs Melbourne City FC Prediction
At Jubilee Oval, over 2 goals per game have been scored by the home side in the last encounter. This is good sign for the Sky Blues and their fans. But match will be very closely fought and mistakes may result in one team’s victory.
Le Fondre A has been consistent for the home side in front of goals. His goals scoring abilities and coupled with creative play from mid-field will be enough to cross the line with full marks. The defense of City Blues will be breached couple of time as they are playing away from home.
The home side enjoys a good share of fortune against their opponent in previous meetings.
Sydney FC vs Melbourne City FC Betting Tips
Sydney FC to Win @ 2.00 (1/1)
Exactly 2 Goals to be Scored by the Sky Blues @ 9.50 (17/2).