Team News: Victory submit squads for Wellington Double Header

Melbourne Victory’s A-League Men and Women’s squads have been submitted ahead of Saturday’s double header with the Wellington Phoenix in New Zealand.

Melbourne Victory Men

Fernando Romero misses the trip to Wellington through suspension, after receiving a red card in Victory’s home clash against the Central Coast.

Stefan Nigro, Nathan Konstandopoulos and Lleyton Brooks are all promoted into Tony Popovic’s extended squad.

1.Matt ACTON, 2.Jason GERIA, 3.Enrique LOPEZ, 4.Rai MARCHAN, 5.Damien DA SILVA, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 7.Chris IKONOMIDIS, 8.Josh BRILLANTE, 10.Bruno FORNAROLI, 11.Ben FOLAMI, 14.Connor CHAMPMAN, 16.Stefan NIGRO, 18.Bruce KAMAU, 20.Paul IZZO, 21.Roderick MIRANDA, 23.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 24.Nishan VELUPILLAY, 26.Lleyton BROOKS, 28.Will WILSON, 29.Eli ADAMS

In: 16.Stefan NIGRO (promoted), 23.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS (promoted), 26.Lleyton BROOKS

Out: 19.Fernando ROMERO (suspended – 1 week)

Unavailable: 17.Luis NANI (injured), 22.Jake BRIMMER (injured), 31.Matt BOZINOVSKI (injured)

Melbourne Victory Women

Gema Simon and Emily Kos have both been promoted into Victory’s extended squad ahead of the side’s first trip to Wellington since the Phoenix joined the league.

1.Casey DUMONT, 2. Tiffany ELIADIS, 3.Claudia BUNGE, 5.Jessika NASH, 6.Beattie GOAD, 7.Gema SIMON, 8.Alana MURPHY, 9.Catherine ZIMMERMAN, 11.Natalie TATHEM, 14.Melina AYRES, 15.Amy JACKSON, 16.Paige ZOIS, 17.Maja MARKOVSKI 18.Kayla MORRISON, 19.Lia PRIVITELLI, 20.Miranda TEMPLEMAN, 22.Ava BRIEDIS, 23.Emily KOS, 27.Rosie CURTIS

In: 7.Gema SIMON (promoted), 23.Emily KOS (promoted)

Out: nil

Unavailable: 21.Elise KELLOND-KNIGHT (injured)