Western United FC v Western Sydney Wanderers: match preview

Western United FC will take on their first opponents from NSW when high-flying Western Sydney Wanderers head to Geelong on Saturday night (kick-off 7.30pm AEDT).

Both clubs have enjoyed strong starts to the campaign, especially the Wanderers who are in a share of top spot after only dropping their first points this season last weekend in the stalemate against Brisbane Roar.

Markus Babbel’s side have suffered a couple of injury blows but confidence shouldn’t be an issue against the Hyundai A-League’s newest club.

United should also be buzzing after their remarkable win over Melbourne Victory in Round 4, coming from two goals down for a statement 3-2 win.

But there are yet to win a match on their home ground, including a defeat to Melbourne City at GMHBA Stadium a fortnight ago.

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Saturday, November 9 2019
Kick-off: 7.30pm AEDT
Venue: GMHBA Stadium
Broadcast: FOX Sports 505
Stream: MyFootball Live App, Kayo Sports 

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Team news

TBC Thursday.

Schwegler
The Wanderers' key midfielder Pirmin Schwegler picked up an injury in his side's 0-0 draw with Roar last weekend

Where heroes are made

Did you know?

  • Western Sydney Wanderers have neither kept nor conceded a clean sheet in any of their last 10 games away from home in the Hyundai A-League, with a total of 47 goals being scored in games in that span.
  • Western United FC star Alessandro Diamanti has played 44 passes into the box this Hyundai A-League season, more than any other player.
  • The Wanderers (two) are the only team to have scored multiple headed goals this Hyundai A-League campaign.

Rd 5: Western United FC v Western Sydney Wanderers

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Rd 5: Western United FC v Western Sydney Wanderers