Following four victories in a row, Melbourne City FC will battle it out against Central Coast Mariners in the A-League. The match will be played on Monday, March 22, 2021. Here are the Melbourne City FC vs Central Coast Mariners live stream details, schedule, prediction and other key details of the match.
There will be no official broadcast for the A-League in India. But the Melbourne City FC vs Central Coast Mariners live stream will be available on the official My Football YouTube channel and App. The live scores and match developments will be updated regularly on the social media pages of the two teams. Here are more details on where to watch Melbourne City FC vs Central Coast Mariners live:
Venue: Melbourne Rectangular Stadium
Date: Monday, March 22, 2021
Time: 1.35 PM IST
Melbourne City arrive into the game following a thrilling 3-0 victory over Macarthur in the previous game. Jamie Maclaren's brace, apart from a goal from Craig Noone were sufficient to sink Macarthur, to bag Melbourne City's fourth win in a row. Meanwhile, Central Coast Mariners were held to a 2-2 draw with Bruno Fornaroli and Nicholas D'Agostino scoring a goal each.
Aiden O’Neill remains the only major absentee for Melbourne City FC ahead of the clash on Monday. He misses out due to a knee injury. In a major sigh of relief, Adrian Luna completes his recovery and has been included in the squad, while Raphael Borges Rodrigues has been called up as well.
Gianni Stensness is the only player left out of the squad for the clash against Melbourne City FC. Stensness will sit out for a week more due to a foot injury. Besides, Max Balard has been called up to the squad to fill in the vacuum created with the absence of Stensness.
Melbourne City FC: Tom Glover, Scott Galloway, Kerrin Stokes, Curtis Good, Ben Garuccio, Connor Metcalfe, Taras Gomulka, Adrian Luna, Craig Noone, Naoki Tsubaki, Jamie Maclaren.
Central Coast Mariners: Mark Birighitti, Stefan Nigro, Ruon Tongyik, Kye Rowles, Jack Clisby, MichaÅ Janota, Oliver Bozanic, Max Balard, Daniel De Silva, Matt Simon, Marco Ureña.
Central Coast Mariners lead the A-League standings with 25 points in 12 games. Mariners maintain a three-point lead over second-placed Western Sydney Wanderers FC, having racked up three victories and a defeat in the previous five league games. Meanwhile, Melbourne City FC sit fifth in the A-League table with 18 points in 10 games and are on a four-game winning streak.
Melbourne City are in a scintillating form this season and hence are the favourites to win the tie 2-1 over Mariners.