Round One Match Details

Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC Saturday, 8 October 2011 Etihad Stadium, Melbourne

Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC Saturday, 8 October 2011 Etihad Stadium, Melbourne Local kick-off: 6.30pm

Radio broadcast: ABC Melbourne / SEN

Did you know? The next goal Melbourne Victory scores at Etihad Stadium will be Victory's 100th goal at the iconic Melbourne venue.

Head-to-Head: Played 21 - Melbourne Victory 7 wins, Sydney FC 4 wins, 10 draws

Melbourne Victory squad: 2. Matthew Foschini, 3. Fabio, 4. Petar Franjic, 6. Leigh Broxham, 7. Matthew Kemp, 8. Grant Brebner, 9. Jean Carlos Solorzano, 10. Archie Thompson, 11. Marco Rojas, 12. Rodrigo Vargas, 13. Diogo Ferreira, 14. Billy Celeski, 15. Tom Pondeljak, 17. Jimmy Jeggo, 18. Danny Allsopp, 19. Isaka Cernak, 20. Lawrence Thomas (GK), 21. Ante Covic (GK), 22. Harry Kewell, 23. Adrian Leijer (c) *Five to be omitted*

In: Tando Velaphi (Perth Glory) Isaka Cernak (North Queensland Fury) Jean-Carlos Solorzano (On loan LD Alajuelense, Costa Rica via Brisbane Roar) Marco Rojas (Wellington Phoenix) Harry Kewell (Galatasary, Turkey) Ante Covic (IF Elfsborg) Lawerence Thomas (Sheffield United) Fabio (Volta Redonda)

Out: Ricardinho (On loan Parana Clube, Brazil) Mate Duganzic (Melbourne Heart) Surat Sukha (Buriram PEA, Thailand) Marvin Angulo (Loan spell finished - CS Herediano, Costa Rica) Sebastian Mattei (Released) Geoff Kellaway (Released) Evan Berger (Perth Glory) Robbie Kruse (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany) Kevin Muscat (Retired) Michael Petkovic (Retired)

Unavailable: Tando Velaphi (stress fracture) Carlos Hernandez (international duty)

Sydney FC squad: 1. Liam Reddy, 2. Sebastian Ryall, 3. Jamie Coyne, 4. Pascal Bosschaart, 5. Michael Beauchamp, 7. Brett Emerton, 9. Bruno Cazarine, 10. Nick Carle, 11. Dimi Petratos, 12. Shannon Cole, 15. Terry McFlynn (capt), 17. Terry Antonis, 19. Mark Bridge, 20. Ivan Necevski, 21. Scott Jamieson, 23 Rhyan Grant (one to be omitted).

In: Jamie Coyne (Perth Glory) Pascal Bosschaart (ADO Den Haag, Netherlands) Michael Beauchamp (Melbourne Heart) Karol Kisel (Slavia Praha, Czech Republic) Dimitri Petratos (Youth Team) Joel Chianese (Youth Team) Nathan Sherlock (Youth Team) Brett Emerton (Blackburn Rovers)

Out: Stephan Keller (Released) Hayden Foxe (Released) Brendan Gan (Released) Stuart Musialik (Central Coast Mariners) Kofi Danning (Brisbane Roar) Matthew Jurman (Brisbane Roar) Byun Sung-Hwan (Newcastle Jets) Antony Golec (Released)

Unavailable: Karol Kisel (calf) 1 week Juho Makela (quad) 2 weeks

Players not selected: Hirofumi Moriyasu Joel Chianese Nathan Sherlock