Women’s Team News: Round 5 v Newcastle Jets

Jeff Hopkins’ squad is in for Sunday’s clash with Newcastle Jets at AAMI Park. 

Fresh off back-to-back wins, the side will see the return of Natalie Tathem after an elbow fracture suffered against Western United in Round 1. 

The defender has made a full recovery from injury and will be available for the side on Sunday.

Goals in successive weeks from Melina Ayres has the league on watch as she looks to continue her impressive form while Tiff Eliadis came off the bench against Perth after struggling with the heat the week before against Wellington giving Hopkins a positive selection dilemma heading into the contest. 

1.Casey DUMONT, 2. Tiffany ELIADIS, 3.Claudia BUNGE, 5.Jessika NASH, 6.Beattie GOAD, 7.Gema SIMON, 8.Alana MURPHY, 10.Alex CHIDIAC, 11.Natalie TATHEM, 14.Melina AYRES, 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, 24.Anna LIACOPOUOS, 27.Rosie CURTIS  

In: 11.Natalie TATHEM (returns from injury), 15.Amy JACKSON (promoted), 23.Emily KOS (promoted), 24.Anna LIACOPOULOS (promoted) 27.Rosie CURTIS (promoted) 

Out: nil 

Unavailable: 9.Catherine ZIMMERMAN (injured) 

Liberty A-League – Round 5
Melbourne Victory v Newcastle Jets
Sunday 18 December
Kick-off: 6.15pm (AEDT)
AAMI Park, Melbourne