ADELAIDE. Melbourne Victory W was able to reverse the scoreline against Adelaide United W to win 2-1. It was Adelaide United W to strike first with an early goal of F. Worts at the 8′. Then it was a goal in the 51′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, K. Morrison gave the win to Melbourne Victory W in the 85′ minute. Melbourne Victory W made the most of its superior ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the Adelaide Shores Football Centre stadium in Adelaide on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Rebecca Durcau who had the assistance of Avrol Beecham and Paula Orlandi. The 4th official was Daniel Cook. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 26.1 degrees Celsius or 78.89 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 40%.
Melbourne Victory W had a superior ball possession 58% while Adelaide United W was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Melbourne Victory W had a more offensive attitude with 46 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Melbourne Victory W won the match.
Adelaide United W shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target. Regarding the opposition, Melbourne Victory W shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.
Adelaide United W didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Melbourne Victory W received 1 yellow card (N. Tathem).
After this contest, Adelaide United W will stay with 13 points to remain in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Melbourne Victory W will have 18 points like Sydney W to hold in the 4th place.
In the next match in the W-League, Adelaide United W will play away with Sydney W on the 25th of March with a 5-2 head to head stats in favor of Sydney W (0 draws).
Melbourne Victory W will play away agasint Wellington Phoenix W on the 31st of March with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of Melbourne Victory W (0 draws).
Adelaide United W – Formation
The manager Adrian Stena decided to play with the following team: Annalee Grove, Maruschka Waldus, Jenna McCormick, Isabel Hodgson, Melindaj Barbieri, Paige Hayward, Nanako Sasaki, Emilia Murray, Yuyi Xiao, Chelsie Dawber and Fiona Worts.
The home team had on the bench: Emily Hodgson, Meisha Westland, Katie Bowler, Jenna Farrow and Sasha Coorey.
Adelaide United W made 4 changes: I. Hodgson for E. Hodgson (53′), Xiao Yuyi for M. Westland (55′), M. Barbieri for K. Bowler (89′) and P. Hayward for S. Coorey (89′).
Melbourne Victory W – Formation
Jeffrey Hopkins played with: Miranda Elizabeth Templeman, Elise Kellond-Knight, Beattie Goad, Claudia Bunge, J. Nash, Kayla Morrison, T. Eliadis, Alexandra Chidiac, Natalie Tathem, Paige Zois and Maja Markovski.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Alana Murphy, Sarah Rowe, Rikke Madsen, Lia Privitelli and Amy Jackson.
Melbourne Victory W made 3 changes: P. Zois for R. Madsen (62′), M. Markovski for L. Privitelli (78′) and A. Chidiac for A. Jackson (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the W-League.