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50' Noone sends the ball to the far post but it's too deep and goes out for a corner. 
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49' YELLOW CARD - Hingert has been shown the yellow card for a late challenge. 
49' Luna tries to get onto the ball but he is only able to deflect it out for a goal kick. 
48' It has been an even start to the second half. 
45' The second half is underway. 
HALF TIME - Half way through this one and we are still yet to see a goal in this A-League season. It's not through a lack of trying with this match having plenty of chances but neither team have been able to find the back of the net. It's 0-0 at half-time. 
45' + 1' We will have an extra minute of stoppage time. 
45' + 1' The corner is quickly taken but Melbourne City's defence are more than alert to it. 
45' Brisbane Roar have yet another corner. 
43' Gillesphey and Luna don't seem to like each other very much at the moment after chesting each other before the referee stepped in. 
41' Noone sends it into the box and it's deflected out for a corner. 
41' Melbourne City have the free kick ten metres out from the penalty box. 
38' Players from both sides will sleep well tonight. 
37' Brown sends the corner in but it's cautiously cleared by the City defence. 
36' Brisbane have another corner and Brown will take it. 
35' It's end to end football here in Redcliffe with every pass being chased down by both sides. 
33' Jamieson delivers to Maclaren who glances the header wide. 
32' The free kick is taken by O'Shea who tries to curl it inside the top right corner but Glover has it covered. 
31' Wenzel-Halls continues to make trouble for Melbourne City and he wins the foul against Garuccio. 
30' Maclaren with a lovely through ball to Metcalfe but Young throws himself at the ball to make a fine save. 
27' City with some risky passes down back but are lucky to get away with them. 
27' Nabbout gets to the ball deep but he can only find the side netting.
25' Jamieson with a nice looking cross for Noone but Brown is there to deal with it. 
24' The cross is sent into the box towards Maclaren who heads it over for a goal kick. 
24' O'Neill tries one from outside the box but it is blocked on its way through. 
22' Wenzel-Halls turns and shoots but his effort is rather weak and straight at Glover. 
21' Brisbane continue to apply the pressure with Brown sending it in towards Wenzel-Halls who heads over. 
19' The corner is dealt with by the City defence. It comes back in but this time the flag is up for offside. 
18' Wenzel-Halls is one on one vs Glover who manages to deflect it off his boot for a corner with a brilliant save. 
17' The free kick is sent towards the far post where Griffiths and Good get in each others' way and the ball comes off Good for a goal kick. 
16' Melbourne City have the free kick just outside the box.
13' The corner is sent to the near post where Champness flicks it on but he sends it over the crossbar into the roof of the net. 
13' The next throw in comes in but it rolls out for yet another corner to Brisbane. 
13' The third corner misses the lot and goes out for a throw in. 
12' O'Shea delivers to the far posts where it goes to Akbari who shoots, but it takes a deflection for another corner. 
11' O'Neill concedes the corner after unsuccessfully trying to shepherd it out for a goal kick. 
11' Wenzel-Halls runs at the City defence and wins the first corner of the match. 
8' Joey Champness is making his Brisbane debut after a very eventful off season. 
5' Noone with a cross from the left but it comes to nothing and Brisbane have the ball. 
3' Luna with an early chance for City but he sends it way over from inside the box. He should have done better there. 
1' We are off and underway. 
Both sides have new coaches in Warren Moon for the Roar and Patrick Kisnorbo for Melbourne City and they will be looking to make a winning debut.
Melbourne City (4-2-3-1): Glover (GK); Jamieson, Good, Griffiths, Garuccio; O'Neill, Metcalfe; Nabbout, Luna, Noone; Maclaren. Subs: Taleb (GK), Gomulka, Galloway, Tilio, Berenguer, Stokes, Tsubaki.
Brisbane Roar (4-4-2): Young (GK); Brown, Gillesphey, Aldred, Hingert; Akbari, Wenzel-Halls, O'Shea, Danzaki; Ingham, Champness. Subs: Freke (GK), McDonald, Daley, Trewin, Brindell-South, Courtney-Perkins, Parsons.
Brisbane made the finals but made a prompt exit in the first week but they have a platform to build on and will be looking to start their season off on a bright note. Melbourne City will obviously be looking to do the same after going down in last season's Grand Final. 
Good evening and welcome to Dolphin Stadium in Redcliffe for tonight's Round One clash between Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City. 
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