MLC-W vs SYD-W Dream11 And Match Report: Melbourne City make an advent into today’s clash as outright favourites after torching their way to the Premiership trophy unbeaten.
Unbeaten in the league stage encounters of the W-league and trouncing WS Wanderers 5-1 in the semi-finals, its only rightful that Melbourne City have earned the moniker of overwhelming favourites for the Championship trophy today. The side were by far the most well rounded and complete unit in the league, a side way above their competitors all season.
Scoring 21 and conceding just 4 in the process, for Melbourne City, the ongoing season of the W-League has been nothing short of a dream. Doling out meticulous, riveting football all across the course of the league, the side was indomitable and diminutive, a team no one had an answer to see the side gallop its way towards the Premiership speckle free.
Elsewhere, after finishing in third spot in the league, Sydney Dream find themselves in today’s showpiece summit clash after scripting a gusty and gritty defensive display against Melbourne Victory. The 1-0 win alluded towards the fight and character prevelant in abundance in the side, traits they’ll be requiring to come to the fore as they look to put down a way superior opposition.
Sydney will dish out a stern test for Melbourne City on the day and whilst its dicey to determine which way this clash will swing with this being the final, Melbourne clearly hold an edge. Be it attack or defence, they have assiduously dished out intricate football on a persistent basis, one which should see them add the Championship Trophy to their Premiership one.
Probable Playing 11
Williams (GK), Chekcer, Barnes, Stott, Carpenter, Luik, Egmond, Kinga, Emsile, Simon, Catley
Bledsoe (GK), Brush, Agnew, Green, Kennedy, Polias, Tobin, Huerta, Ray, Siemsen, Latsko
Match: Melbourne City Vs Sydney Dream Final
Date And Time: 21st March, Saturday- 10:00am IST
Venue: Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne
Telecast: W-League YouTube
- Chekcer, Egmond, Simon, Catley
- Bledsoe, Green, Ray, Siemsen
- Egmond: 6 Goals
- Siemsen: 7 Goals
Freekick and Corner Taker
Melbourne City Vs WS Wanderers: 5-1
Melbourne Victory Vs Sydney Dream: 0-1
MLC-W vs SYD-W Dream11 Goal-Keeper
The reason for her side’s progression into this stage, Aubrey Bledsoe from Sydney Dream was an instant pick for us today. The goal-keeper showed why she’s held in such high stature with a stalwart display in the semi-final, one which saw her emerge with a cleansheet and ensure a 1-0 win in her side’s favour.
MLC-W vs SYD-W Dream11 Defenders
When you have shipped in a mere 4 goals all season, its only befitting that we decided to paint our Dream 11 backline entirely in the home side’s colors for the impending tie. In Melbourne City, we have a responsible, disciplined and astute defence, one which has left opposition’s in angst in their travails of traversing past them.
The narrative sees us earmark all of the side’s defence for this clash with us envisaging Melbourne City coming out of this one with a cleansheet in their favour to see us indulge in the services of Rebekah Scott, Ellie Carpenter, Lauren Barnes and Emma Checker.
MLC-W vs SYD-W Dream11 Midfielders
Melbourne City’s top scorer with the 6 goals this season, Emily van Edmond becomes the first name to be inducted in our Dream 11 component for the day. In her, the side has a worldclass name, a player whose imperious skill set has seen her provide the pinch perfect shot in the arm to her side’s attacking soirees all season long.
From Sydney Dream elsewhere, the two goals see us opt for Veronica Latsko along with Taylor Ray.
MLC-W vs SYD-W Dream11 Strikers
If Sydney Dream are to have any chance of keeping their aspirations alive of winning the tie, they’ll require their leading scorer to take charge. In 7 goal striker Remy Siemsen, the side is equipped with a truly astounding player, a name whose acumen ended up being the guiding light of the side’s progression into the final.
From the hosts elsewhere we’ll be dwelling in for a duo, one which comprises of Claire Emsile and Kyah Simon with both the players having provided the 4 goals and two assists.
Captain And Vice-Captain
After scoring five goals the last time around, Melbourne City’s Emily is our side’s captain while Carpenter is our vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Bledsoe, Carpenter, Checker, Barnes, Stott, Emily, Ray, Latsko, Simon, Emsile, Siemsen
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Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.