E-League Round 1 Preview: Wellington Phoenix v Sydney FC

The second season of the E-League begins on Thursday, February 21 from 8pm AEDT with blockbuster clashes, returning champions and new competitors ready to take centre stage.

Round 1 has some exciting match-ups between experienced competitors from last season and the new debutants. The adjustment from playing at home to playing live in front of thousands is an may prove a deciding factor in Round 1.

Wellington Phoenix vs Sydney FC 

PS4: oCenk_ vs Joshawaa 

In the second game to take place on the PlayStation 4 console for the night, the Sydney FC substitute will be looking to make up for the sizeable hole that Marko leaves while attending the FUT Champions Cup in Atlanta.  

The competitors making their debuts will look to impress their new clubs with Joshawaa’s substitution resulting in an entirely new line-up for Sydney FC.  

Xbox: Justmanutd1 vs NFamous_Shadow8 

The game between these two competitors is undoubtedly going to be one of the tighter matches of Round 1.  
NFamous Shadow is well known throughout the community for being a consistent believer in the 3-5-2 and it would be expected that he won't move away from the entertaining style that comes along with it. 
Justin’s run of form has been very consistent and has been complimented by some deep runs at the qualifying events for the FUT Champions Cups. The returning Season 1 competitor will be hoping to establish control of the tie early on and avoid being overrun by the width that NFamous attacks with.