Team News | Victory Name Extended Squads Ahead of Round 7

Head Coaches Tony Popovic and Jeff Hopkins have named their extended squads ahead of Sunday’s matches.

Jeff Hopkins’ side are five games unbeaten after losing their first two and sit 4th on the Liberty A-League table.

Our girls in blue will look to inch closer to the top of the table when they face 3rd place Wellington Phoenix away on Sunday afternoon.

Emma Checker returns to the extended squad after a hamstring injury left the Matilda on the sidelines and will look play as much as she can on Sunday.

Melbourne Victory Women

1.Lydia WILLIAMS, 2.Jamilla RANKIN, 3.Tori HANSEN, 4.Sara D’APPOLONIA, 5.Jessika NASH, 6.Beattie GOAD, 7.Ella O’GRADY, 8.Alana MURPHY, 10.McKenzie WEINERT, 13.Kurea OKINO, 15.Emma CHECKER, 16.Paige ZOIS, 18.Kayla MORRISON, 19.Lia PRIVITELLI, 20.Miranda TEMPLEMAN, 21.Elise KELLOND-KNIGHT, 22.Ava BRIEDIS, 23.Rachel LOWE, 24.Laura PICKETT, 27.Rosie CURTIS

Ins: 15.Emma CHECKER, 19.Lia PRIVITELLI, 24.Laura PICKETT, 27.Rosie CURTIS

Outs: nil

Unavailable: 9.Emily GIELNIK

Tony Popivc’s side remains undefeated to start the 2023/24 season after last weekend’s 2-2 draw against the Central Coast Mariners.

Our boys in blue will be looking to keep the undefeated run alive when they face 2nd place Western Sydney Wanderers on Sunday afternoon in Parramatta.

Jason Geria, Damien Da Silva and Adama Traore all return to the extended squad and will be looking to slot right back into the Starting XI.

Melbourne Victory Men

2.Jason GERIA, 3.Adama TRAORE, 4.Rai MARCHAN, 5.Damien DA SILVA, 6.Leigh BROXHAM 7.Chris IKONOMIDIS, 8.Zinedine MACHACH, 10.Bruno FORNAROLI, 11.Ben FOLAMI, 14.Connor CHAPMAN, 16.Stefan NIGRO, 17.Nishan VELUPILLAY, 18.Fabian MONGE, 19.Daniel ARZANI, 20.Paul IZZO, 21.Roderick MIRANDA, 22.Jake BRIMMER, 24.Eli ADAMS, 25.Ryan TEAGUE, 28.Franco LINO, 40.Christian SICILIANO

In’s: 2.Jason GERIA, 5.Damien DA SILVA, 3.Adama TRAORE 

Out’s: 29. Joshua INSERRA, 15. Matthew BOZINOVSKI