Stadium: Leichhardt (Sydney).
The round 18 main event of the A-League is Sydney FC facing Western United. The sixth team in the division will take on the second team. For Sydney, the upcoming encounter may be the last chance to cling to second place and an entry to the semifinals.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Sydney, unlike most Australian teams, plays on two fronts. On March 8, they beat Filipino Kaya 5:0 in the Asian CL. Four days later, Sydney outplayed Perth Glory 2:0 on the road. For Saturday's games, Sydney took a 21-point lead over Western United, trailing by 12 points. It's unlikely that Sydney will defeat their rival in the standings. But if they don't win now, that task will prove to be impossible at all. Surprisingly, Sydney has only the 11th home statistic in the A-League, two wins in eight games on a goal difference of 11-12.
Western United has not lost since January 21. In March, the visiting team played twice at home: a 2:1 victory over the Newcastle Jets and a 2:2 draw with Melbourne City. Such a comeback allows Western United to occupy second place. Moreover, the club is inferior to Melbourne City only in secondary indicators, plus Western United has two matches in reserve. In other words, the team is potentially the leader of the A-League. On the road, Western United has the fourth-best statistic in the division with three victories and two failures in seven meetings on a 9-8 goal differential.
Expert Betting Tips
The teams are fairly productive, but recently their matches have ended up in draws. Also, in two other meetings, the total under worked out. We will not be surprised if the clubs are not going to score this time either. Regarding the outcome, we are on the side of the home team. Sydney is an experienced team, able to set up for important battles and achieve the necessary result on their level.