Matchweek 6 preview: Western United v Melbourne Victory

Western United and Melbourne Victory face off at AAMI Park on Saturday with shared ambition of notching back-to-back wins to continue climbing out of the bottom half of the A-League table.

United and Victory both enjoyed wins over Perth Glory in Matchweek 5 - the Green and Black won 5-4 in an enthralling matchup before Victory sealed a similarly dramatic win over the WA outfit, with Jake Brimmer netting twice late in the game to snatch all three points in a contest ending 2-1 in Victory's favour.

Both teams head into Matchweek 6 directly after notching their first wins of the campaign and neither will be giving an inch in pursuit of successive three-point results. 

United won all three encounters between the two sides last season, making Grant Brebner's mission as Victory boss to snap his side's three-game losing streak against the crosstown rivals of upmost importance to ensure the Green and Black don't continue to dominate this local rivalry.

Jake Brimmer
Buoyed by Jake Brimmer's double to beat Perth, Victory will be out for a second win in as many games when they face Western United

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Match details

Western United v Melbourne Victory
Saturday, 30 January 2021
Kick-off: 5.05pm AEDT
Broadcast: FOX Sports 505, ABC TV
Stream: MyFootball Live App, Kayo Sports
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