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SYW vs MLV Dream11 Prediction for Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne Victory A League Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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SYW vs MLV Dream11: Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne Victory are all set to lock horns in a crucial A league fixture on Wednesday. As for the Melbourne Victory, they faced their second consecutive defeat after falling to Newcastle Jets in their last outing. MLV lost by a score-line of 2-1, despite having the lead in the first half. On the other hand, Western Sydney Wanderers are reeling on the 11th spot in the league table, having lost three of their last four matches. Their last outing resulted in a 3-1 loss, as the visitors are on the lookout for a quick reversal of fortunes.

Match Details

Date: February 16, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 2:25 PM (IST)
Venue: CommBank Stadium, Sydney

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Western Sydney Wanderers FC: LLWLD

Melbourne Victory FC: LLDDW

Head to Head

Their last meeting resulted in a flurry of goals, as Melbourne Victory emerged victorious by a score-line of 5-4. Three of their past five games have ended in wins for Wanderers, whereas, the other two games have ended in all three points for Melbourne Victory.

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Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne Victory Dream11 Prediction Details

Western Sydney Wanderers News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Rhys Williams and Vedran Janjetovic are out due to injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • A couple of changes could be made for this fixture, after Wanderers fell to a 3-1 defeat in the last encounter.
  • Natta, who started as the centre back against Melbourne City could be replaced by P. Cancar on Wednesday.
  • Traore, Aquilina and Gordon should however retain their places in defence. The experienced duo of S. Ugarkovic and K. Baccus start as the holing midfielders.
  • Ogawa failed to capitalize on an opportunity against Melbourne City, and could be replaced by A. Lopane on the left side of midfield.
  • Meanwhile, J.Troisi, R. Najjarine and D. Petratos will hold their places in attack.

Western Sydney Wanderers Starting XI (Likely)

Tomas Mejias
Z. Gordon
A. Lopane
Thomas Aquilina
Adama Traore
Steven Ugarkovic
K. Baccus
R. Najjarine
James Troisi
P. Cancar
D. Petratos

Melbourne Victory News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Rai Marchan’s head injury means he is the only player who is out injured.
  • J. Brimmer collected a red card against Newcastle Jets, which means he will be out on the sidelines.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Any changes in defence are unlikely, as Melbourne Victory defended pretty well despite being 1-man down for almost an entire half.
  • J. Brillante’s suspension gives a big headache to the manager, as he could change his formation to a 4-3-3 for this clash.
  • This means J. Brimmer could drop in midfield, alongside L. Broxham. Also, C. Ikonomidis will be drafted into the playing 11 to replace J. Brillante.
  • F. Margiotta, M. Rojas and B. Folami should be the attacking three for the visitors.

Melbourne Victory Starting XI (Likely)

I. Kelava
B. Hamill
J. Brillante
M. Spiranovic
J. Geria
L. Broxham
J. Brimmer
C. Ikonomidis
M. Rojas
Folami
Margiotta

SYW vs MLV A League Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

F. Margiotta has netted twice in 9 league outings so far. The striker has been around for quite a while, and has the poachers instinct in front of goal. He will play a vital role in getting Melbourne’s season back on track.

Games Played this season 9
Goals This Season 2
Assists This Season 1
Total Goals in 20-21 5
Total Goals in 19-20 13
Totals Goals in 18-19 4
Total Career Goals 57

D. Petratos scored his first goal of the season, as he gave the hosts a consolation goal in the 3-1 defeat to Melbourne City. Petratos has a good track record playing in the A League, and now that he is off the blocks, he will look to continue with his form.

Games Played this season 10
Goals This Season 1
Assists This Season 1
Total Goals for Wehda 9
Goals for Newcastle Jets 25
Goals for Brisbane 15
Total Career Goals 59

Differential Pick

J. Troisi had an exceptional season last time around, scoring 4 goals and providing with 7 assists. His teammates have not supported him well this season, which has resulted in him scoring just one goal so far.

Goals This Season 1
Assists Last Season 7
Goals Last Season 4

 

GK: I. Kelava
DEF: T. Aquilina, J. Geria, J. Davidson
MID: Steven Ugarkovic, M. Rojas, K. Baccus, J. Brimmer, B. Folami
FOR: J. Troisi, F. Margiotta

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Who will win today football match?

  • Western Sydney Wanderers have failed to score in two of their last four games.
  • Melbourne Victory had a good start to the season, but have somehow fallen off the pace in the last few matches.
  • Melbourne Victory’s struggles come down to the fact that they are a bit shaky at the back. They have not kept a clean sheet in the last eight league outings.
  • We are going for a draw in this fixture.

Odds to Win:

The odds are in favor of a draw by 3.50 as per BET365.

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