Match Preview: Western United vs Melbourne✖️ictory


Western United is aiming for back-to-back wins this Saturday when they face their local rival at AAMI Park.

United recorded their first win of the season last weekend, defeating Perth Glory in a nine-goal thriller at GMHBA Stadium, Geelong.

The win saw the Green and Black jump to seventh on the A-League table, three points off the top four, with a game in hand.

United’s blue opponents meanwhile recorded their first win of the season on Tuesday night, coming from behind to defeat the Glory 2-1 at AAMI Park.

Western United has won all three of its previous matches against its cross-town rival.

United famously came back from 2-0 down in round 4 last season to win 3-2 at Marvel Stadium.

Saturday’s fixture marks United’s first-ever home game at AAMI Park.

The Club will play selected home games at the venue in 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions, starting with this weekend’s derby.

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Match details

Western United vs Melbourne ✖️ictory

Saturday, 30 January

Kick-off: 5:05pm

AAMI Park, Melbourne