[3] Melbourne City 2-0 Brisbane Roar [6] 2018-04-20 09:50

Weather: Good Stadium: AAMI Park Pitch: Excellent

Referee: Jarred Gillett Home Manager: Warren Joyce Away Manager: John Aloisi

Melbourne City Melbourne City   Brisbane Roar Brisbane Roar
2 Goals 0
8 Corners 4
6 Corners (Half) 0
3 Yellow Card 2
0 Red Card 0
1 Offsides 2
18 Goal attempts 4
0 Saves 7
1 Shots blocked 0
19 Fouls 17
0 Penalties 0
105 Ball Safe 94
1 Injuries 0
2 Substitutions 3
82 82
Attacks
71 71
63 63
Dangerous Attacks
31 31
9 9
On Target
0 0
13 13
Off Target
6 6
61 61
Possession %
39 39

Lineups

Melbourne City Brisbane Roar
Lineup
1 - Guard - Dean Bouzanis Jamie Young - Guard - 21
37 - Midfielder - Nathaniel Atkinson Jack Hingert - Defender - 19
5 - Defender - Bart Schenkeveld Jacob Pepper - Midfielder - 8
6 - Defender - Osama Malik Connor O'Toole - Defender - 24
3 - Defender - Scott Jamieson Ivan Franjic - Defender - 77
26 - Midfielder - Luke Brattan Thomas Kristensen - Midfielder - 7
14 - Forward - Daniel Arzani Matt McKay - Midfielder - 17
8 - Midfielder - Oliver Bozanic Fahid Ben Khalfallah - Forward - 14
13 - Midfielder - Stefan Mauk Henrique - Forward - 33
10 - Forward - Dario Vidosic Eric Bautheac - Midfielder - 22
23 - Forward - Bruno Fornaroli Massimo Maccarone - Forward - 9
Substitutes
27 - Midfielder - Marcin Budzinski Brendan White - Guard - 31
7 - Forward - Nick Fitzgerald Rahmat Akbari - Midfielder - 25
18 - Guard - Eugene Galekovic Mitchell Oxborrow - Midfielder - 16
4 - Defender - Harrison Delbridge Corey Brown - Defender - 5
2 - Defender - Manny Muscat Corey Gameiro - Forward - 11

Prematch Analytics

- Avg. Half Goals Avg. Goals Avg. Half Losts Avg. Losts Avg. Corners
Home 0.60 1.80 0.40 0.60 5.80
Away 1.00 1.60 0.80 1.60 6.00
Total 1.60 3.40 1.20 2.20 11.80
- Avg. Half Goals Avg. Goals Avg. Half Losts Avg. Losts Avg. Corners
Home 0.60 1.50 0.70 1.40 6.80
Away 1.00 1.40 0.50 1.30 5.30
Total 1.60 2.90 1.20 2.70 12.10

Tweets

Our team is in for tonight's Elimination Final! #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals https://t.co/mJidWYCRWp

2018-04-20 08:53:45

Michael Jakobsen misses tonight's clash with the quad niggle that kept him out of our Round 27 clash with Wellingto… https://t.co/FOqLUTu1Ts

2018-04-20 08:58:45

The boys have stepped out onto @AAMIPark with less than an hour until KO! #MCYvBRI #BRFC https://t.co/iLmraXb6ZW

2018-04-20 09:15:06

We're set! It's do or die tonight. #OneCity #OneGoal #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals https://t.co/lvyDHTauN0

2018-04-20 09:37:13

ICYMI - 10 mins to go & here’s how the two sides will take the field tonight #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI https://t.co/nqV8HA8Lcd

2018-04-20 09:40:02

Here's how Brisbane line up for tonight's contest. #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals https://t.co/vaGYrp0y6J

2018-04-20 09:42:11

Here we go, Finals football is here! What are your predictions for this one? #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals

2018-04-20 09:53:28

It’s nearly GO time! C’mon lads let’s do this! 👊 #ALeagueFinals #BRFC https://t.co/0gPQN1P2D4

2018-04-20 09:54:13

1' | KICK-OFF! We're underway at AAMI Park! C'mon City! #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals

2018-04-20 09:56:55

1' | We're underway in Melbourne! Come on you Brisbane boys! #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 09:57:01

3' | @Thomas_TK_16 intercepts a City throw-in but concedes the first corner of the game in the process #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 09:59:33

3' | First corner of the match goes to City as the Roar clear. Atkinson impressive on the ball to retain possession… https://t.co/tWH4Cz9awS

2018-04-20 10:00:38

7' | SAVE! Jamie Young is on hand to deny City's first shot on target #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:03:46

7' | CHANCE Arzani drives into the area as Brisbane close and fail to clear. Vidosic forces Young into a sharp sto… https://t.co/DvTEEzYcXF

2018-04-20 10:03:55

8' | CHANCE Bozanic throws his body in the contest at the front post, almost sneaking his effort into the back of… https://t.co/7OeEWzVLSw

2018-04-20 10:05:32

9' | City well on top so far. This time Fornaroli mustering a shot on goal outside the area. His effort is well wid… https://t.co/vt6OaZaVcZ

2018-04-20 10:06:19

13' | Arzani weaves through the defence but fires a soft shot at Young #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:09:25

13' | Arzani beats one, two, three players on the edge of the area but his shot is weak, poking his effort to Young… https://t.co/Cx05A8Xh6B

2018-04-20 10:09:55

20' | We're still locked up at AAMI Park as both teams work their way into the contest #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:16:54

21' | Terrific hustling defence denies Fornaroli who looks to work his way through the defence #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:18:11

21' | Fornaroli with a turn for the ages as he is closed down in the Brisbane box. He can't get his shot away with… https://t.co/C7EsahlAyp

2018-04-20 10:18:54

25' | Fornaroli & Arzani complete a one-two before the latter shoots well high of Young's goal #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:22:30

25' | CHANCE Fornaroli combines with Arzani inside the penalty area as the youngster skies his effort just outside… https://t.co/cj7YT3MzKQ

2018-04-20 10:23:02

29' | Malik rises highest from the corner but can't direct his header on target #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:25:58

29' | CHANCE Jamieson delivers an inch-perfect ball to Malik in the area as his header has Young beat, flashing pa… https://t.co/ZGJ1RKigBp

2018-04-20 10:25:58

31' | FBK finds Maccarone with a free-kick from the right wing but the Italian is stopped for offside #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:28:17

36' | Play is stopped while Brattan receives treatment. Score remains 0-0 as we close in on half-time #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:33:00

36' | A delay in play as Brattan receives treatment. He's been given the okay to continue. 0-0 #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals

2018-04-20 10:33:28

39' | City get a shot from close range off but one of their own get in the way! #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:36:01

39' | CHANCE City with three consecutive chances in the space of a minute but none of them able to capitalise on o… https://t.co/evVDovsHez

2018-04-20 10:36:54

45' | Arzani is the first in the referee's book after a challenge on Bautheac #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:41:46

45' | There will 2 minutes of added time #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:42:53

45+2' | City win a late free kick which will be taken by Brattan #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 10:44:23

HALF TIME | It’s all square at the break in Melbourne. Big second half of @ALeague action awaits. #MCYvBRI… https://t.co/WYigL8a9QZ

2018-04-20 10:44:42

HT | City 0-0 Brisbane City on top at the break but yet to break the deadlock. #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals https://t.co/ezHcImwhkc

2018-04-20 10:45:19

46' | KICK-OFF! We're back underway for the second half! #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals

2018-04-20 11:00:00

46' | A big second half is underway in Melbourne! #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:00:07

48' | More tight defence from the Roar denies City getting a shot away. 0-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:03:13

49' | Arzani weaves his way through the Brisbane defence once again but he's unable to find the final ball. 0-0 #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals

2018-04-20 11:03:48

50' | Bautheac is found at the back post by Maccarone but the Frenchman is offside. 0-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:05:16

53' | Brisbane break on the counter and look dangerous with Bautheac but Malik times his tackle perfectly to halt h… https://t.co/q3zIxKuucN

2018-04-20 11:08:55

56' | Arzani is found at the back post but his header is well wide of the goal. 0-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:10:29

56' | Vidosic weights a brilliant ball to Arzani at the back post but the youngster can't connect on the header. 0-0 #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals

2018-04-20 11:11:02

59' | Goal @MelbourneCity. A low ball is fired in from the left wing and Mauk converts from close range. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:15:14

62' | SAVE! Young gets his angles sorted to deny Arzani from close range. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:16:44

60' | GOALL CITYY!! Hasn't he had a knack for scoring against the Roar!! Fornaroli puts in the hard yards and cuts… https://t.co/E7SFxEg5Xj

2018-04-20 11:17:17

61' | CHANCE Almost two as Arzani drives in, combines with Fornaroli and forces an incredible stop by Young at his… https://t.co/RsyGVJA8J1

2018-04-20 11:18:11

64' | Bautheac and Maccarone combine in the area but neither can get a clean shot away. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:18:57

65' | Bautheac goes into the book for an accumulation of fouls. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:20:05

70' | Bautheac floats a ball to the back post & Maccarone attempts the acrobatic but can't direct the shot on targe… https://t.co/wHSPxUWzvu

2018-04-20 11:25:20

70' | A turnover in the middle of the park opens the door for the Roar going forward. Bautheac's cross finds Maccar… https://t.co/SgIQXvvAwy

2018-04-20 11:25:53

72' | Hingert fires a cross in from the right wing and wins us a corner. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:27:15

73' | CHANCE! Maccarone gets his head to a corner but can't quite direct it inside the left upright. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:28:03

74' | SUB ON Gameiro OFF FBK. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:28:24

73' | Maccarone finds an inch inside the penalty area from the corner but his header goes just wide. 1-0 #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals

2018-04-20 11:28:26

76' | We're pushing hard for an equaliser here with a tick under 15 minutes to play. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:31:06

77' | SUB @MelbourneCity ON Fitzgerald OFF Arzani. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:32:03

76' | Sub City ⬅ Arzani ➡ Fitzgerald Fitzy comes on in place of Arzani. The youngster on a yellow might have playe… https://t.co/xRZ70bCbi1

2018-04-20 11:32:05

80' | Fitzgerald shoots low to Young's left but the save is made comfortably. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:35:00

81' | CHANCE! Hingert tries to curl a shot across goal but it slides just wide. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:36:07

80' | City break and Fitzy plays through Mauk who is tackled by Franjic. VAR takes a look at it but it's all clear.… https://t.co/e5Nt1TSii3

2018-04-20 11:36:43

83' | City work their way into the area but Vidosic puts his shot wide. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:38:21

84' | CHANCE City work hard to win the ball back as Mauk, Fornaroli and Vidosic combine with the latter's shot goi… https://t.co/QkLbDrChb9

2018-04-20 11:38:38

87' | SUB ON Brown OFF O'Toole. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:41:33

89' | Schenkeveld picks up a yellow card for a strong challenge in midfield. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:43:51

90' | Fornaroli shoots from an acute angle which is saved easily by Young. 1-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:44:47

90' | Goal @MelbourneCity. Fitzgerald heads home from close range to double the hosts' lead. 2-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:45:58

90' | GOALL CITYY!!! The icing on the cake! Vidosic drives towards the area and puts in the perfect ball for Fitzy… https://t.co/3QUURgKv1i

2018-04-20 11:46:23

90+1' | Sub City ➡ Muscat ⬅ Fornaroli Muscat comes on to add defensive cover in the final moments. #MCYvBRI #ALeagueFinals

2018-04-20 11:47:30

93' | SUB ON Oxborrow OFF Kristensen. 2-0 #BRFC #ALeagueFinals #MCYvBRI

2018-04-20 11:48:56

FT | We have gone down in tonight’s Elimination Final at AAMI Park #ALeagueFinals https://t.co/6eZSbCOaBo

2018-04-20 11:49:15

FT | City 2-0 Brisbane Semi Final, here we come! A commanding performance at home sees us one win away from the Gr… https://t.co/1kAkEy1r2n

2018-04-20 11:51:59

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Pts

H F
0 2
0 0

Events

  • 3' - 1st Corner - Melbourne City
  • 7' - 2nd Corner - Melbourne City
  • 8' - 3rd Corner - Melbourne City
  • 8' - Race to 3 Corners - Melbourne City
  • 0:0 Cards 00:00 - 09:59
  • 3:0 Corners 00:00 - 09:59
  • 0:0 Goals 00:00 - 09:59
  • 11' - 4th Corner - Melbourne City
  • 0:0 Cards 10:00 - 19:59
  • 1:0 Corners 10:00 - 19:59
  • 0:0 Goals 10:00 - 19:59
  • 24' - 5th Corner - Melbourne City
  • 24' - Race to 5 Corners - Melbourne City
  • 24' - 6th Corner - Melbourne City
  • 0:0 Cards 20:00 - 29:59
  • 2:0 Corners 20:00 - 29:59
  • 0:0 Goals 20:00 - 29:59
  • 0:0 Cards 30:00 - 39:59
  • 0:0 Corners 30:00 - 39:59
  • 0:0 Goals 30:00 - 39:59
  • 41' - 1st Yellow Card - Vidosic (Melbourne City)
  • 45' - 2nd Yellow Card - Arzani (Melbourne City)
  • 0-0: First Half Score
  • 46' - 7th Corner - Melbourne City
  • 46' - Race to 7 Corners - Melbourne City
  • 2:0 Cards 40:00 - 49:59
  • 1:0 Corners 40:00 - 49:59
  • 0:0 Goals 40:00 - 49:59
  • 54' - 3rd Yellow Card - Pepper (Brisbane Roar)
  • 59' - 1st Goal - Mauk (Melbourne City) - Shot
  • 0:1 Cards 50:00 - 59:59
  • 0:0 Corners 50:00 - 59:59
  • 1:0 Goals 50:00 - 59:59
  • 62' - 8th Corner - Melbourne City
  • 65' - 4th Yellow Card - Bautheac (Brisbane Roar)
  • 0:1 Cards 60:00 - 69:59
  • 1:0 Corners 60:00 - 69:59
  • 0:0 Goals 60:00 - 69:59
  • 72' - 9th Corner - Brisbane Roar
  • 73' - 10th Corner - Brisbane Roar
  • 73' - Substitution - Gameiro for Ben Khalfallah (Brisbane Roar)
  • 75' - 11th Corner - Brisbane Roar
  • 77' - Substitution - Fitzgerald for Arzani (Melbourne City)
  • 79' - 12th Corner - Brisbane Roar
  • 0:0 Cards 70:00 - 79:59
  • 0:4 Corners 70:00 - 79:59
  • 0:0 Goals 70:00 - 79:59
  • 86' - Substitution - Brown for O'Toole (Brisbane Roar)
  • 89' - 5th Yellow Card - Schenkeveld (Melbourne City)
  • 90+1' - 2nd Goal - Fitzgerald (Melbourne City) - Header
  • 90+2' - Substitution - Muscat for Fornaroli (Melbourne City)
  • 90+2' - Substitution - Oxborrow for Kristensen (Brisbane Roar)
  • 2-0: Full Time Score

Stadium

  • AAMI Park
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Capacity: 30000