Popovic ahead of regular season finale

Melbourne Victory coach Tony Popovic spoke on Friday morning ahead of the team’s trip to Sydney to wrap up their regular season.

With all three top positions on the table up for grabs heading into the final round, Victory will be need no extra motivation to grab the three points.

Popovic on the race for the Premier’s Plate...

“We’re delighted to be challenging at the pointy end but we have to take care of business tomorrow and if we do that, we give ourselves a chance to finish the season anywhere from first to third.”

“We’re in the position we are because we deserve to be there.”


on the team’s preparations this week…

“It’s been a good week for us because over the last three months we haven’t had a full week of training.”

“It’s been enjoyable to recover, spend some time at home and get a good training block in on the back of a good win and a good performance against Wellington.”

on facing Sydney…

“We want to finish the season on a high. We’re on a great run and up against Sydney FC, we know the rivalry and how good Sydney is as a club. We’ll have to earn the points.”

“We feel we’re ready to put on a big performance.”

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