Melbourne City will host the Brisbane Roar in their Hyundai A-League campaign on Friday, 18 March 2016, at the AAMI Park in Melbourne, starting 7:40 pm local time.

As per the official A-League sources, the “race” has become very tight and the upcoming weekend is perceived to hold many changes and surprises. The fourth placer City are three points behind the Roar. The visiting team are in terrific form as they clinched the top spot beating Western Sydney and Melbourne Victory.

According to Outside 90, Socceroos winger Tommy Oar is expected to make his comeback at Melbourne.

Both teams look formidable to fight it out at the AAMI Park in the highly “anticipated” top of the league battle.


Melbourne City FC Squad: Thomas Sorensen (Gk) Alex Wilkinson, Connor Chapman, Ivan Franjic, Aaron Mooy, Harry Novillo, Michael Zullo, Jason Trifiro, Paulo Retre, Ben Garuccio, Dean Bouzanis (Gk), Bruno Fornaroli, Patrick Kisnorbo, Jacob Melling, Marc Marino, Nick Fitzgerald, Anthony Caceres, Osama Malik

Ins: Connor Chapman (Promoted), Marc Marino (Promoted), Anthony Caceres (Returns From Injury – Quad)

Outs: Wade Dekker (Ankle – Season)

Unavailable: Corey Gameiro (Knee – Season)

Brisbane Roar FC Squad: Michael Theo (Gk), Shane Stefanutto, Corey Brown, Corona, Steven Lustica, Jamie Maclaren, Henrique, Jade North, Daniel Bowles, Devante Clut, Matt Mckay (C), Javier Hervas, Jack Hingert, Jamie Young (Gk), Thomas Broich, Dimitri Petratos, Tommy Oar, Brandon Borrello

Ins: Devante Clut (Promoted), Tommy Oar (Promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: Jerome Polenz (Quadriceps – 1-2 Weeks)

Referee: Kris Griffiths-Jones

Assistant Referee 1: Luke Brennan

Assistant Referee 2: Wilson Brown

Fourth Official: Shaun Evans

Match Schedule

Melbourne City vs Brisbane Roar, Hyundai A-League

Date: Friday, 18 March 2016

Time: 7:40 PM (Local) (7:40 PM (AEDT))

Venue: AAMI Park, Melbourne

Live Stream: A-League Live

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7.00pm (AEDT), SBS TWO from 7:30pm AEDT and Sky Sport Pop-Up (New Zealand)

Radio Broadcast: 774 ABC Melbourne, ABC Local Radio Vic, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Radio Mobile App – A-league Live. Crocmedia A-League Live ( SEN Radio (Melbourne)