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Key Events

86'
Oriol Riera
Yellow Card
85'
E. Muscat
S. Mauk
82'
M. Tokich
S. Luštica
78'
H. Delbridge
M. Jakobsen
78'
B. Santalab
Cejudo
75'
N. Fitzgerald
B. Fornaroli
Goal
67'
J. Sotirio
C. Ikonomidis
Goal
Goal
Kick Off
Kick Off
3
0
3
1

Stats

Possession
% %
5
6
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 10 0
Total Passes 455 465

Commentary

90' + 5' FULL TIME - MELBOURNE CITY 3-0 WANDERERS - Comfortable win for City. Wanderers have gone down with barely a whimper. Fornaroli and Arzani were the stars.
90' + 3' The dynamic duo of Fornaroli and Arzani will strike fear into teams in finals if they are on.
90' + 1' The Wanderers still haven't had a shot on target in this match. Damning statistic.
90' + 1' There will be four minutes of added on time.
Oriol Riera
Yellow Card
Western Sydney Wanderers
86' YELLOW CARD - Oriol Riera goes into the book for a poor challenge.
E. Muscat
S. Mauk
Melbourne City
85' SUBSTITUTION MELBOURNE CITY - Manny Muscat comes on for goalscorer Mauk.
84' We are just playing at time here at AAMI Park. Been a wonderful performance by Melbourne City.
M. Tokich
S. Luštica
Western Sydney Wanderers
82' SUBSTITUTION WANDERERS - Marc Tokich makes his A-League debut, replacing Lustica.
81' Wanderers position in the top six is going to come under threat from Brisbane, who play away at Wellington tomorrow.
H. Delbridge
M. Jakobsen
Melbourne City
78' SUBSTITUTION MELBOURNE CITY - Harrison Delbridge is given a run, replacinh goalscorer Jakobsen.
B. Santalab
Cejudo
Western Sydney Wanderers
78' SUBSTITUTION WANDERERS - Santalab comes on for the ineffective Cejudo.
78' With the game now over, the pace has slowed right down.
N. Fitzgerald
B. Fornaroli
Melbourne City
75' SUBSTITUTION MELBOURNE CITY - Fornaroli is the man sacrificed for Fitzgerald. He has put in a great shift tonight. One goal and an assist.
74' Looks like Nick Fitzgerald is going to enter the fray soon.
70' You feel as if City could put a couple more past the Wanderers in the final 20 minutes.
69' City threaten again through Arzani down the left. He just can't find the cut back for a fourth. Wanderers are in complete disarray.
Goal
68' GOAL MELBOURNE CITY - Fornaroli plays a delicious backheel into the path of Mauk, who steadies and drives the ball into the left corner. City on their way to a big win.
J. Sotirio
C. Ikonomidis
Western Sydney Wanderers
67' SUBSTITUTION WANDERERS - Sotirio is on for Ikonomidis, who looks very tired and may be carrying an injury.
65' Schenkeveld gets across well to snuff out the danger as Ikonomidis found space on the right. He has been a rock tonight.
63' Melbourne City's coach Warren Joyce has been yellow carded for throwing the ball on the pitch.
60' Might be time for Josep Gombau to swing some changes. Maybe bring on both Santalab and Sotirio.
58' It's going to be tough for the Wanderers from here. They don't look capable of getting back into the game.
Goal
57' GOAL MELBOURNE CITY - Jakobsen clinically heads home the short corner that was delivered into the six-yard box by Brattan. 
57' Llorente concedes a corner after another well-worked City attack.
54' Vidosic springs clear down he right, he looks for Fornaroli but his shot is under pressure and Janjetovic smothers under pressure from Arzani. That was good, brave goalkeeping.
52' Jamieson swings in the delivery to the back post, Fornaroli is unmarked, but his header is straight at Janjetovic. That's two headers the Uruguayan has fluffed tonight.
52' Arzani is brought down by Lustica. City to swing it into the penalty area.
50' There certainly seems more purpose in the Wanderers play in these first few minutes. 
48' Baccus accepts Cejudo's clever return the ball. He drives to the byline but his low cross is straight into the arms of Bouzanis. Good start by the Wanderers.
47' The Wanderers need to show more urgency going forward. Aside from Riera's header off the crossbar, they barely troubled City's defence in the first half.
45' SECOND HALF - The ball has been kicked off and we are underway.
HALF TIME - CITY 1-0 WANDERERS: Fornaroli gave City a deserved lead in a match they have dominated. Gombau will need to reset his troops for the second half.
45' + 1' There will be one minute of added on time.
43' It's funny how football works. Only seconds after Wanderers nearly nicked an undeserved lead, City sweep it down the other end and break the deadlock.
Goal
42' GOAL MELBOURNE CITY - And the home side sweep it straight down the other end to score. Fornaroli plants the ball past Janjetovic after Arzani's cross deflected and landed in the six-yard box. Deserved lead. 
41' CROSSBAR! Wanderers so close to taking the lead. From the short corner, Cejudo whips in the cross and Riera's header crashes against the bar. 
41' Baccus gets in behind but Jakobsen intervenes and it will be the Wanderers first corner of the night.
39' Arzani finds space again outside the box but he belts it into the crowd.
38' The away side have a great counter-attacking chance but Baccus fails to slip through Cejudo and City get numbers back. They should have taken better advantage of that situation.
36' Wanderers really need to sort themselves out. They don't look dangerous at all. Too predictable. Are continually attacking through Ikonomidis down the right, who is then being considerably outnumbered.
33' Wanderers attack with purpose down the left but Riera's poked through ball has too much on it for Bridge and Bouzanis claims.
31' Jamieson swings in the cross from the left but Vidosic heads it on top of the net. He should have done better. Was close. City look like opening the scoring soon...
31' Arzani has a crack on his right foot after cutting inside and Janjetovic nervously parries it out for a corner.
29' Melbourne City have been the more threatening side in this half. Wanderers are struggling to get numbers forward to create chances.
27' Arzani clips in a ball to the back post, Vidosic makes contact and Janjetovic taps the slow-moving header on to the bar before knocking it out for a goal kick. Some bizarre keeping by the Wanderers custodian tonight.
24' Cejudo's free kick is met by Hamill's glancing header but contact was a bit far out and the effort flashes past the left post.
24' Hamill is fouled on the right wing and they'll get a chance to swing a delivery into the penalty area.
22' CHANCE! Arzani sets the game alight with a superb run from centre to the right wing. He puts in an excellent cross to Fornaroli at the back post but the Uruguayan can't head home and it goes wide. A player of his quality should have done better. Arzani is electric however.
21' Riera is competing well up top. Has held the ball up nicely a few times when dropping deep.
20' Atkinson does well to snuff out the cross-field ball meant for Llorente. The young City defender is a promising prospect.
19' Wanderers are yet to put a ball in to the penalty area since the second minute. Melbourne City with the last 10 entries.
18' Arzani slaloms across the penalty box but he is crowded out before he can get a shot off.
17' Ikonomidis looks like Wanderers best attacking outlet but City are getting numbers back to disrupt him.
14' Arzani brilliantly gets around Thwaite near the byline. He looks for Fornaroli with the cut-back but Lustica gets a toe on the ball to clear.
12' Ikonomidis has a sight of goal outside the area but his shot is blocked, Bonevacia follows up but blasts it into the stands.
11' Arzani plays a defence-splitting ball to Vidosic but it's just a tiny bit heavy and Vidosic can't keep it in. The teenager looks dangerous.
10' Vidosic clips in a cross into the penalty area but Bozanic can only make weak contact that bounces into Janjetovic's arms. City threatening early.
9' High tempo start in this match so far. Much quicker than the previous game between the Mariners and Sydney FC.
7' City are pressing high on the Wanderers trying to disrupt their passing game.
6' That really was poor keeping by Janjetovic. Wanderers are very lucky to not be behind.
5' CLEARED OFF THE LINE! Janjetovic fumbles the ball, it falls to Mauk, whose shot at goal is cleared off the line by Thwaite. City so close to taking the lead.
4' Arzani is fouled. Brattan to swing it in. But his free kick is headed clear by Baccus.
3' Should be a good battle between young guns down Melbourne City's left flank. Daniel Arzani v Keanu Baccus.
2' Llorente swings in a cross from deep to the back post but Bouzanis comes out to catch comfortably.
1' FIRST HALF - The ball has been kicked off and we are underway.
Join me for kickoff in approximately five minutes.
Melbourne City have only won one of their last six matches while the Wanderers broke a three-game winless streak with a 4-1 victory over Wellington last week.
This game has big implications for the A-League top six with Melbourne City fourth - one point behind rivals Victory - while the Wanderers are in sixth - only two points clear of an in-form Brisbane Roar.
TEAMS - Western Sydney Wanderers (4-3-3): Janjetovic; Llorente, Hamill, Thwaite, Baccus; Lustica, Bonevacia, Cejudo; Bridge, Ikonomidis, Riera. SUBS - Tokich, Suman, Clisby, Sotirio, Santalab.
TEAMS - Melbourne City (4-3-3): Bouzanis; Jamieson, Jakobsen, Schenkeveld, Atkinson; Vidosic, Bozanic, Brattan; Mauk, Arzani, Fornaroli. SUBS - Galekovic, Delbridge, Muscat, Budzinski, Fitzgerald.
Welcome to AAMI Park for tonight's match between Melbourne City and Western Sydney Wanderers.
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