Melbourne Victory W grabs a draw against Canberra United W. HIGHLIGHTS

CANBERRA. Melbourne Victory W was capable to capture a late draw against Canberra United W with a late goal from T. Eliadis.

Melbourne Victory W grabs a draw against Canberra United W. HIGHLIGHTS

CANBERRA. Melbourne Victory W managed to snatch a draw against Canberra United W with a late goal from T. Eliadis scored in the (88′) after Canberra United W got a lead with a goal from K. Faulknor (72′).

The match was played at the Viking Park stadium in Canberra on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Rebecca Durcau who was helped by Lauren Hargrave and Emma Kocbek. The 4th official was Bec Mackie. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was extremely hot at 31.6 degrees Celsius or 88.9 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 24%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 49 Ball Possession 51
Shots
  • 22 Total 7
  • 9 On Target 4
  • 7 Off Target 2
  • 6 Shots blocked 1
  • 89 Attack 66
  • 70 Dangerous attack 44
  • 0 Ball safe 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 2
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 8 Total 8
  • 2 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Canberra United W was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Melbourne Victory W that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Canberra United W had a more offensive attitude with 70 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 9 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Canberra United W to win the match​.

Canberra United W shot 22 times, 9 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Melbourne Victory W shot 7 times, 4 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

Canberra United W received 2 yellow cards (L. Hughes and E. Brush). On the other side, Melbourne Victory W didn’t receive any yellow card.

Match Timeline

39'
55'
Alana Murphy- sub ->L. Privitelli
66'
Ava Briedis- sub ->C. Zimmerman
Ellie Brush- Yellow
70'
Chengshu Wu- sub ->L. Hughes
70'
K. Faulknor- sub ->H. Murray
70'
K. Faulknor(goal)
72'
79'
Rosie Curtis- sub ->N. Tathem
79'
Maja Markovski- sub ->A. Jackson
C. Middleton- sub ->E. Brush
86'
86'
Ava Briedis- Yellow
88'
Tiffany Eliadis(goal)M. Markovski

Standings

After this match, Canberra United W will have 22 points like Perth Glory W to remain in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Melbourne Victory W will have 27 points to sit in the 4th place.

Next matches

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

Canberra United W – Formation

Canberra United W
G
C. Lincoln 18.Australia
D
Ellie Brush 7.Australia
86' 70'
D
H. Murray 4.Australia
70'
M
Grace Maher 10.Australia
M
N. Flannery 19.Australia
M
Laura Hughes 6.Australia
70' 39'
M
H. Taylor-Young 12.Australia
M
V. Milivojević 17.Serbia
M
S. Grove 8.Australia
F
M. Heyman 23.Australia
F
Grace Jale 11.New Zealand
Substitutes
G
Keeley Richards 1.Australia
D
D
K. Faulknor 16.Canada
70' Goals72'
M
C. Middleton 14.Australia
86'
M
Chengshu Wu 9.China PR
70'

The manager Njegosh Popovich decided to play with the following team: Chloe Lincoln, Ellie Brush, Holly Murray, Grace Maher, Nickoletta Flannery, Laura Hughes, Hayley Taylor-Young, Vesna Milivojevic, S. Grove, Michelle Heyman and Grace Joanna Jale.

The home team had on the bench: K. Richards, Grace Samantha Taranto, Kennedy Jade Faulknor, Chloe Middleton and Wu Chengshu.

Substitutions

Canberra United W made 3 changes: L. Hughes for Chengshu Wu (70′), H. Murray for K. Faulknor (70′) and E. Brush for C. Middleton (86′).

Melbourne Victory W – Formation

Melbourne Victory W
G
Casey Dumont 1.Australia
D
Beattie Goad 6.Australia
D
C. Bunge 3.New Zealand
D
Jessika Nash 5.Australia
D
Kayla Ann Morrison 18.United States
M
Amy Jackson 15.Australia
79'
M
Tiffany Eliadis 2.Australia
Goals88'
M
Natalie Tathem 11.Australia
79'
F
Melina Ayres 14.Australia
F
Catherine Zimmerman 9.United States
66'
F
Lia Privitelli 19.Australia
55'
Substitutes
G
Miranda Templeman 20.Australia
G
Miranda Templeman 20.Australia
M
Ava Briedis 22.Australia
66' 86'
M
Rosie Curtis 27.Australia
79'
M
Alana Murphy 8.Australia
55'
F
Maja Markovski 17.Australia
79'
F
Maja Markovski 17.Australia
79'

Jeffrey Hopkins played with: Casey Dumont, Beattie Goad, Claudia Bunge, J. Nash, Kayla Morrison, Amy Jackson, T. Eliadis, Natalie Tathem, Melina Ayres, C. Zimmerman and Lia Privitelli.

They had on the bench: Ava Briedis, Rosie Curtis, Alana Murphy, Maja Markovski and Miranda Elizabeth Templeman.

Substitutions

Melbourne Victory W made 4 changes: L. Privitelli for Alana Murphy (55′), C. Zimmerman for Ava Briedis (66′), N. Tathem for Rosie Curtis (79′) and A. Jackson for Maja Markovski (79′).

Results of the day

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