MELBOURNE. Western United W conquers Brisbane Roar W with a 2-0 win with a goal from H. Keane (45′) and a goal from T. Vlajnić (56′). Western United W capitalized on its better ball possession (56%).
The match was played at the AAMI Park stadium in Melbourne on Saturday and it started at 2:20 pm local time. The referee was Georgia Ghirardello assisted by Danielle Anderson and Claire Green. The 4th official was Caitlin Williams. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 17.6 degrees Celsius or 63.66 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 89%.
Western United W was in firm control of the ball 56% while Brisbane Roar W was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Brisbane Roar W was more pushing with 37 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, Western United W found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Western United W shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. Regarding the opposition, Brisbane Roar W shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target.
Western United W received 2 yellow cards (A. Medwin and M. Taranto). Regarding the opposition, Brisbane Roar W received 1 yellow card (T. Levin).
After playing this match, Western United W will have 24 points to remain in the 1st place. Talking about the opposition, Brisbane Roar W will stay with 11 points like Canberra United W to hold in the 7th place.
In the next match in the W-League, Western United W will host Western Sydney Wanderers W on the 1st of April with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Western Sydney Wanderers W (0 draws).
Brisbane Roar W will host Perth Glory W on the 1st of April with a 3-1 head to head record in favor of Perth Glory W (1 draw).
Western United W – Formation
The manager Mark Torcaso decided to play with the following team: Hillary Elizabeth Beall, Tyla-Jay Vlajnic, Aimee Medwin, Sydney Cummings, Melissa Taranto, Adriana Taranto, Emma Robersc, Alana Cerne, Stacey Papadopoulos, Jessica McDonald and Hannah Keane.
The home team had on the bench: Danielle Steer, Jaclyn Katrina Sawicki, Alyssa Dall’Oste, Kahli Mary Johnson and Angela Beard.
Western United W could not rely on the presence of A. Beard (injured).
Western United W made 4 changes: S. Papadopoulos for A. Beard (54′), T. Vlajnić for K. Johnson (67′), E. Robers for J. Sawicki (83′) and H. Keane for D. Steer (83′).
Brisbane Roar W – Formation
Garrath McPherson played with: Hensley Hancuff, Talitha Kramer, Kajsa Lind, Jamilla Sofia Rankin, Jessie Rasschaert, Katrina Gorry, Ayesha Norrie, Hollie Palmer, Larissa Crummer, Shea Connors and Indiah-Paige Riley.
These were the players on the bench: M. Robinne, Zara Kruger, Tamar Levin, Holly McQueen and Isabella Shuttleworth.
Brisbane Roar W could not rely on the presence of H. McQueen (injured).
Brisbane Roar W made 3 changes: I. Riley for T. Levin (64′), H. Palmer for Z. Kruger (86′) and J. Rasschaert for H. McQueen (88′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the W-League.