Ins and Outs – Western Sydney Wanderers v Melbourne City

Melbourne City stand on the brink of glory on Thursday night when they travel to Marconi Stadium to take on Western Sydney Wanderers.

If Rado Vidosic’s unbeaten league-leaders can avoid defeat they will secure the Premiership with a game to spare.

And they will be hard to stop with all their Westfield Matildas contingent on board for this clash against a Wanderers side desperate to rediscover some form before the Finals Series.

The Wanderers’ hopes haven’t been helped with leading scorer Kristen Hamilton missing this match through suspension.

Read on for all the important team news for this Thursday night blockbuster.

PREVIEW: Western Sydney Wanderers v Melbourne City
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Western Sydney Wanderers FC squad: 1.Abby SMITH (GK), 2.Alix ROBERTS, 3.Sam STAAB, 4.Caitlin COOPER, 5.Courtney NEVIN, 7.Amy HARRISON, 10.Kyra COONEY-CROSS, 11.Cortnee VINE, 14.Chloe MIDDLETON, 15.Alex HUYNH, 16.Liana DANASKOS, 17.Tiana JABER, 19.Susan PHONSONGKHAM, 25.Sophie MAGUS (GK), 26.Rosie GALEA, 27.Danika MATOS, 30.Courtney NEWBON (GK) **two to be omitted**

Ins: 1.Abby SMITH (returns from injury), 26.Rose GALEA (promoted), 27.Danika MATOS (promoted)
Outs: 23.Kristen HAMILTON (suspended), 21.Ella MASTRANTONIO (suspended)
Unavailable: 40.Jada WHYMAN (knee)

Melbourne City FC squad: 1.Lydia WILLIAMS (gk), 2.Yukari KINGA, 3.Lauren BARNES, 4.Chelsea BLISSETT, 6.Aivi LUIK, 7.Steph CATLEY (c), 9.Claire EMSLIE, 10.Emily VAN EGMOND, 11.Rhali DOBSON, 13.Rebekah STOTT, 15.Emma CHECKER, 17.Kyah SIMON, 19.Tyla-Jay VLAJNIC, 20.Milica MIJATOVIC, 21.Ellie CARPENTER, 22.Ally WATT, 23.Melissa HUDSON **two to be omitted**

Ins: 4.Chelsea BLISSETT (promoted), 11.Rhali DOBSON (promoted)   
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 16.Sofia SAKALIS (Knee – season)

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Thursday, 20 February 2020
Marconi Stadium, Bossley Park
7:30pm (Local) (7:30pm (AEDT))

Referee:  Rachel Mitchenson  
Assistant Referee 1:  Sarah Ho
Assistant Referee 2:  Anastasia Filacouridis
Fourth Official:  Isabella Libri

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7:30pm (AEDT), Kayo Sports ( and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

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