Team News: U-NITE Round Squads Selected

Melbourne Victory’s squads for Thursday’s U-NITE Multicultural Round fixtures have been submitted.

Both sides take on Sydney FC at AAMI Park, with the Women possessing the chance to secure their top four spot as the Men look to claim a much needed win.

Melbourne Victory Men

Rai Marchan is still undergoing the APL concussion protocol.

Paul Izzo’s rehabilitation is on track, and progressing positively.

1.Matt ACTON, 2.Jason GERIA, 3.Enrique LOPEZ, 5.Matt SPIRANOVIC, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 8.Josh BRILLANTE, 9.Tomi JURIC, 10.Bruno FORNAROLI, 11.Ben FOLAMI, 14.Jay BARNETT, 16.Stefan NIGRO, 21.Roderick MIRANDA, 22.Jake BRIMMER, 24.Nishan VELUPILLAY, 25.Noah SMITH, 26.Lleyton BROOKS, 28.Will Wilson, 29.Eli ADAMS, 30.Ahmad TALEB, 31.Matthew BOZINOVSKI

In: 16.Stefan NIGRO (promoted), 26.Lleyton BROOKS (promoted), 28.Will WILSON (promoted)

Out: 7.Chris IKONOMIDIS (suspended – 2 weeks)

Unavailable: 4.Rai MARCHAN (concussion protocol), 17.Luis NANI (injured), 20.Paul IZZO (injured)

Melbourne Victory Women

Catherine Zimmerman has returned to training with the main group and is getting closer to selection.

1.Casey DUMONT, 2. Tiffany ELIADIS, 3.Claudia BUNGE, 5.Jessika NASH, 6.Beattie GOAD, 8.Alana MURPHY, 10.Alex CHIDIAC, 11.Natalie TATHEM, 13.Sarah ROWE, 15.Amy JACKSON, 16.Paige ZOIS, 17.Maja MARKOVSKI 18.Kayla MORRISON, 19.Lia PRIVITELLI, 20.Miranda TEMPLEMAN, 21.Elise KELLOND-KNIGHT, 22.Ava BRIEDIS, 23.Emily KOS, 25.Rikke MADSEN, 26.Anna LIACOPOULOS

In: 22.Ava BRIEDIS (promoted), 23.Emily KOS (promoted), 26.Anna LIACOPOULOS (promoted)

Out: nil

Unavailable: 7.Gema SIMON (injured), 9.Catherine ZIMMERMAN (inured), 14.Melina AYRES (injured)