A-League: Semi-Final Preview

In a similar situation to last season, Melbourne Victory will take on rivals Sydney FC to book a place in the 2018/19 A-League Grand Final.

Both Victory and Sydney made trips to Korea during the week for Asian Champions League duties. Both teams suffered defeats, Sydney 1-0 to Ulsan Hyundai and Victory 4-0 to Daegu FC.

In the A-League, Victory defeated Wellington Phoenix 3-1 in an Elimination Final to secure a spot in this weekends game. Sydney FC had a week off due to finishing second. Their last encounter saw them defeated 2-0 by Newcastle Jets.

The last time Victory and Sydney played, Sydney scored a winner in the final moments of the game, ensuring the score finished 2-1 at the SCG.