Finally this season, City broke out of Victory’s shadow, showing that there isn’t only one team in Melbourne.
City have been one of strongest teams in the league this season, currently sitting second on the table before the season was put on hold.
Season highlight: Jamie Maclaren
In his first full season for City, Maclaren has been a proven match-winner. Despite having time out through injury, he was still responsible for 52 per cent of the team’s goals, scoring 18 and racking up four assists.
Melbourne City was the last team to return to A-League action, kicking off their short end-of-season campaign against the newly crowned premiers Sydney FC. Sydney had already played two games since the restart – winning one against Wellington Phoenix and losing the other to the Newcastle Jets – while Melbourne City had 132 days since […]
I’ve been playing around with data this week, so rather than a standard preview for Melbourne City versus Sydney FC, I’ve looked at some of the data behind each of the teams and created some data visualisations.