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Melbourne Victory welcome Perth Glory to AAMI Park on Sunday afternoon in Round 18 of the 2018-19 A-League season. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 5pm (AEDT).
Dubbed ‘The Super Sunday Blockbuster’ this top-of-the-table clash is set to be the darling of the A-League season so far.
The match has it’s ‘A-list’ players, with James Troisi, Ola Toivonen and Diego Castro all capable of owning the stage.
And watch out for late drama, these two sides have 22 goals between them in the last 15 minutes of matches this season.
Glory’s Chris Ikonomidis scored a stoppage-time winner against Victory in a 3-2 classic back in October.
But Kevin Muscat will hope his Melbourne players can exact revenge on home soil.
Victory have right-back Storm Roux fit again after injury and Keisuke Honda could feature from the bench following a month out with a hamstring injury.
Glory boss Tony Popovic also has a healthy squad to choose from for the trip to AAMI Park, with Alex Grant the only notable absentee.
Perth Glory have been hardy travelers this season and are still unbeaten on the road.
However, Melbourne Victory have hit form at just the right time and home advantage will be key in a game of this importance.
Melbourne Victory 2 – 1 Perth Glory
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Melbourne Victory (two to be omitted)
1.Matt ACTON (GK), 2.Storm ROUX, 3.Corey BROWN, 4. Keisuke HONDA, 5. Georg NIEDERMEIER, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 7.Kenny ATHIU, 8.Terry ANTONIS, 9.Kosta BARBAROUSES, 10.James TROISI, 11.Ola TOIVONEN, 14.Tommy DENG, 15.Raul BAENA, 16.Josh HOPE, 17. James DONACHIE, 20.Lawrence THOMAS (GK), 24.Elvis KAMSOBA, 25.Anthony LESIOTIS
Perth Glory (two to be omitted)
1.Tando VELAPHI (gk), 3.Jason DAVIDSON, 4.Shane LOWRY, 5.Ivan FRANJIC, 6.Dino DJULBIC, 7.Joel CHIANESE, 9.Andy KEOGH, 11.Brendon SANTALAB, 13.Matthew SPIRANOVIC, 16.Tomislav MRCELA, 17.Diego CASTRO, 19.Chris IKONOMIDIS, 20.Jake BRIMMER, 22.Fabio FERREIRA, 23.Scott NEVILLE, 27.JUANDE, 33.Liam REDDY (gk), 88.Neil KILKENNY
Where: AAMI Park, Melbourne
When: Sunday 10th February 2019, 5pm (AEDT)
TV: Fox Sports 505, MyFootball Live App