Match Preview: Melbourne City v Sydney FC

It's a blockbuster Friday night clash to start Hyundai A-League Round 3 as the Sky Blues travel to face Melbourne City at AAMI Park (kick off 7:50pm AEDT).

Both teams are unbeaten after collecting four points from their first two fixtures and are looking to nail their title ambitions to the mast with a win in this one.

Sydney FC will be eager to bounce back from their midweek FFA Cup Final 2018 defeat to Adelaide United, while City enter off the back of a late draw away to Central Coast Mariners in Round 2.

KEY OPTA STATS

  • Sydney FC have won their last five games on the bounce against Melbourne City, scoring three or more goals on four occasions in that time.
  • Melbourne City have won only one of their last six games against Sydney FC at AAMI Park, (D1, L4), failing to score a single goal in their last two such fixtures.
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The Sky Blues have won their last five clashes against Melbourne City.

HOW TO WATCH

Tune in to FOX SPORTS 505 to catch the Friday night fixture, which kicks off at 7.50pm (AEDT). You can also stream the match on the MyFootball Live App, which is live, fast and data-free for Telstra mobile customers.