Melbourne City W conquers Western Sydney Wanderers W 1-0 with a goal scored by H. Wilkinson. HIGHLIGHTS

ENDEAVOUR HILLS. Melbourne City W overcomes Western Sydney Wanderers W 1-0 after H. Wilkinson scored just 1 goal (14').

Melbourne City W conquers Western Sydney Wanderers W 1-0 with a goal scored by H. Wilkinson. HIGHLIGHTS

ENDEAVOUR HILLS. Melbourne City W defeats Western Sydney Wanderers W 1-0 after H. Wilkinson scored just 1 goal (14′). Melbourne City W was truly better in terms of ball possession (67%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Reema Reserve – Pitch 1 stadium in Endeavour Hills on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Bec Mackie with the help of Jasmine Steger and Janelle Sammutt. The 4th official was Shab Roshan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 25.2 degrees Celsius or 77.43 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 55%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 67 Ball Possession 33
Shots
  • 8 Total 6
  • 2 On Target 6
  • 6 Off Target 0
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 121 Attack 115
  • 50 Dangerous attack 42
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 0 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Melbourne City W was in firm control of the ball 67% while Western Sydney Wanderers W was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Melbourne City W was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Melbourne City W won the match​.

Melbourne City W shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target. Talking about the opposition, Western Sydney Wanderers W shot 6 times, 6 on target, 0 off target.

Cards

Melbourne City W didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Western Sydney Wanderers W received 1 yellow card (A. Harrison).

Match Timeline

Hannah Wilkinson(goal)
14'
17'
Amy Harrison- Yellow
46'
Cushla Rue- sub ->S. Bolden
46'
Malia Steinmetz- sub ->M. Caceres
Leticia McKenna- sub ->K. Røstbakken
58'
Darcey Malone- sub ->D. Galic
73'
Chelsea Blissett- sub ->J. Grosso
74'
77'
Olivia Price- sub ->A. Chessari
Bryleeh Flo Henry- sub ->N. Thomas-Chinnama
84'
84'
Angelique Hristodoulou- sub ->S. Harding

Standings

After this match, Melbourne City W will have 22 points to hold in the 2nd place. On the other side, Western Sydney Wanderers W will stay with 8 points to hold in the 9th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the W-League, Melbourne City W will host Canberra United W on the 2nd of April with a 5-2 head to head record in favor of Melbourne City W (0 draws).

Western Sydney Wanderers W will play away agasint Western United W on the 1st of April with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Western Sydney Wanderers W (0 draws).

Melbourne City W – Formation

Melbourne City W
G
D
Katie Bowen 14.New Zealand
D
Emma Checker 15.Australia
D
Karly Roestbakken 16.Australia
58'
D
Naomi Thomas-Chinnama 3.Australia
84'
D
Julia Grosso 7.Australia
74'
M
Kaitlyn Torpey 8.Australia
M
Leah Davidson 18.Australia
M
Daniela Galic 24.Australia
73'
F
Hannah Wilkinson 17.New Zealand
Goals14'
F
Rhianna Pollicina 10.Australia
Substitutes
G
Charlotte Hrehoresin 30.Australia
D
Chelsea Blissett 4.Australia
74'
M
Darcey Malone 25.Australia
73'
M
Leticia McKenna 6.Australia
58'
F
Bryleeh Flo Henry 22.Australia
84'

The manager Adrian Stena decided to play with the following team: Melissa Barbieri Hudson, Katie Bowen, Emma Checker, Karly Roestbakken, N. Thomas-Chinnama, Julia Grosso, Kaitlyn Torpey, Leah Davidson, Daniela Galic, Hannah Wilkinson and R. Pollicina.

The home team had on the bench: B. Henry, Charlotte Hrehoresin, Darcey Malone, Leticia McKenna and Chelsea Blissett.

Substitutions

Melbourne City W made 4 changes: K. Røstbakken for L. McKenna (58′), D. Galic for D. Malone (73′), J. Grosso for C. Blissett (74′) and N. Thomas-Chinnama for B. Henry (84′).

Western Sydney Wanderers W – Formation

Western Sydney Wanderers W
G
Sham Khamis 20.Australia
D
Clare Hunt 14.Australia
D
Lauren Keir 5.Australia
M
Amy Harrison 7.Australia
17'
M
Melissa Caceres 29.Australia
46'
M
Bethany Gordon 32.Australia
M
D. Matos 11.Australia
M
Alexia Apostolakis 21.Australia
M
Amy Chessari 6.Australia
77'
F
Sarina Bolden 19.Philippines
46'
F
Sophie Harding 9.Australia
84'
Substitutes
G
Teresa Morrissey 30.Australia
D
84'
M
Olivia Price 8.Australia
77'
M
Malia Steinmetz 16.New Zealand
46'
F
Cushla Rue 15.Australia
46'

Kat Smith played with: Sham Khamis, Clare Hunt, Lauren Keir, Amy Harrison, Melissa Caceres, Bethany Gordon, Danika Matos, Alexia Apostolakis, Amy Chessari, Sarina Bolden and S. Harding.

These were the players on the bench: Olivia Price, Angelique Hristodoulou, Cushla Rue, Teresa Morrissey and Malia Steinmetz.

Substitutions

Western Sydney Wanderers W made 4 changes: S. Bolden for C. Rue (46′), M. Caceres for M. Steinmetz (46′), A. Chessari for O. Price (77′) and S. Harding for A. Hristodoulou (84′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the W-League.​