Melbourne City's goal-scoring options boosted by resurgent Budzinski
Marcin Budzinski has been tagged as the forgotten marquee, but the Pole's goal-scoring stats in recent weeks have boosted Melbourne City's goal-scoring options as they make their finals charge.
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Three of Melbourne City FC’s last six goals have come via the Pole Budzinski.
He scored twice in four minutes in Sunday's 5-0 thrashing of Adelaide United and was on target in Central Coast last week.
Suddenly, City have Budzinski on fire and Vidosic complementing him up front. The pair worked well as "false nines" on Sunday and have sent a clear signal to the rest of the league, starting with the Jets on Thursday in what should be a classic.
Add goal-machine Ross McCormack into this mix and Warren Joyce's side have a real cutting edge going into the final stages of the season.
Interestingly, Dario Vidosic has netted six goals this Hyundai A-League season; half of which have come against Adelaide United.
OTHER MATCH FACTS
- Melbourne City FC have won three straight Hyundai A-League matches against Adelaide United for the first time, with all three victories complimented by clean sheets.
- Ross McCormack has scored in each of his last five appearances, notching seven goals in total, and has scored at least once in 11 of 156 league games this season.
- This game marked the first time that Melbourne City FC scored more than two goals in a Hyundai A-League match since April 2017.