Match Day Info: Round 1 v City


Hyundai A-League action returns to Melbourne on Saturday when Victory hosts City at Marvel Stadium.

Melbourne Victory v Melbourne City
Saturday, 20 October
Kick-off: 7.50pm
Gates open: 6.15pm

Match day information
Allow plenty of time to arrive at Marvel Stadium, as security checks will take place on patrons prior to entry. Cars will also be subject to security checks at the car parks.

With a large crowd expected and to maximise capacity, Marvel Stadium will be in oval configuration.

Memberships will be available to purchase from the Gate 5 membership hub in the Victory Village, and there will be a marquee on the footbridge. Both will be open from 5.00pm. 

North End Standing area information

The new 2018/19 adidas home jersey will be available to purchase at all merchandise outlets. There will be one merchandise outlet situated outside Gate 5 in the Victory Village, while there are plenty of outlets inside the stadium too.

Melbourne Victory’s Fantastic Four
The Fantastic Four competition is our way of recognising and rewarding member attendance throughout the season. This competition will run every three months with participation based on attendance throughout the season. So, make sure you attend every home game to increase the chances of being crowned one of Victory’s fantastic four. We have some great prizes this season, starting off with a free 2019/20 membership*. The member who finishes second will receive a signed ball and third place will receive a free ACL pass. Additionally, you will all go into the prize to win two Victory Medal tickets valued at over $400.

Victory Village 
Our Victory Village will be up and running between 5.00pm and 7.30pm outside Gates 5 and 7 of Marvel Stadium with plenty of entertainment for the whole family pre-match. 

  • Believe: The Finals Series documentary
    Catch the documentary about our remarkable 20017/18 Championship win in the Victory Village from 6:30pm
  • Championship trophy
    Our 2017/18 Championship trophy will be in the Victory Village so come along and get a picture!
  • DJ
    We’ll have a DJ on-site spinning tunes ahead of the big game!
  • TAC
    Head to the TAC Locker Room and get your Georg Niedermeier sticker. Every game there will be a new player to collect, so don’t miss out!
  • AGL 
    Keep an eye out for the AGL blimp pre-game. If you give it a wave you’ll have a chance to see yourself on the big screen.
  • Face Painting 
    There will be a face painting station set up outside Gate 5 for our Victory fans. 
  • Inflatable pitch
    Come and have a game at our inflatable pitch located at Gate 7


  • Delphi Bank 
    Delphi Bank’s half-time activation Chase the Coin is back!  The challenge gives eight lucky winners throughout the A-League season the chance to run the length of the football pitch, chasing virtual coins for the opportunity to win up to $1,000. The Round 1 competitor will be randomly selected from the crowd.

Car parking is available at Marvel Stadium. Pre-book your parking using Marvel Stadium’s online booking system for a discounted rate.