Brought to you by

Key Events

L. Thomas
Yellow Card
J. Risdon
Yellow Card
L. Wales
Yellow Card
45' + 2'
J. Tratt
Yellow Card
Y. N'Gbakoto
1 - 0

Match Stats

51% 49%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 3
Total Passes 491 452
  • Heatmap
  • Touch Map


Final Series
Final Series Play-offs


FULL TIME - It's all over here with Western Sydney defeating Western United 1-0 to record their first win since the first of January. That sends them back up to second position on the ladder with Western United remaining in second bottom position.
90' + 9' The corner is cleared by the Wanderers defence.
90' + 9' Kilkenny sends the ball into the box but it comes off a Wanderers head and out for a corner.
90' + 7' Milanovic cuts back inside the box but his delivery is straight at Thomas who claims it.
90' + 6' The corner is sent in with Thomas punching clear.
90' + 1' The Wanderers with another chance but the offside flag is up against Cleur.
90' There will be nine minutes of stoppage time.
89' The home fans are full of voice in anticipation of a probable home win.
J. Carluccio
R. Amalfitano
87' SUBSTITUTION WANDERERS - Romain Amalfitano comes off for Jarrod Carluccio.
87' Boxinovski looks to play the ball forward but it goes harmlessly out for a goal kick.
83' Western United have been let off with that struck out goal but they haven't looked like making the most of their luck as yet.
81' Borrello finds the back of the net but the goal has been ruled out for offside.
79' Wanderers are looking for the match sealer here as they continue to dominate.
M. Schneiderlin
A. Simmons
76' SUBSTITUTION WANDERERS - Aidan Simmons comes off for the debut Wanderers appearance of ex Manchester United player Morgan Schneiderlin.
M. Ninković
O. Bozanic
76' SUBSTITUTION WANDERERS - Oliver Bozanic is replaced by Miloš Ninković.
D. Pierias
L. Wales
73' SUBSTITUTION UNITED - Lachlan Wales comes off for Dylan Pierias.
A. Diamanti
J. Troisi
73' SUBSTITUTION UNITED - James Troisi comes off for Alessandro Diamanti.
72' This game is well and truly up for grabs with the conditions beginning to take their toll.
L. Thomas
Yellow Card
69' YELLOW CARD - Lawrence Thomas is the latest player booked as the temperature rises in more ways than one.
68' Western United have the corner and it's taken short. It goes to Troisi who shoots from outside the box but he shoots wide.
N. Milanovic
J. Risdon
66' SUBSTITUTION UNITED - Joshua Risdon has been replaced by Nicolas Milanovic.
N. Botić
A. Prijović
66' SUBSTITUTION UNITED - Aleksandar Prijović makes way for Noah Botić.
R. Bozinovski
T. Doumbia
65' SUBSTITUTION UNITED - Tongo Doumbia has been replaced by Rhys Bozinovski.
63' Players are beginning to show signs of the heat affecting them with both benches sent to warm up to provide relief.
60' Risdon is down and takes a while to get back up with the trainer called for. That gives the players the opportunity to call for a drink.
57' The corner is sent in by Troisi and it goes out for a throw in to the visitors.
57' Bozanic with a shot from outside the box and it's a great save by Young for a corner.
J. Risdon
Yellow Card
54' YELLOW CARD - Joshua Risdon has been booked for his late challenge on N'Gbakoto.
L. Wales
Yellow Card
53' YELLOW CARD - Lachlan Wales has been booked for dissent.
50' The temperature taken at half-time was hovering around the 39 degree mark. It certainly is hot out there.
48' Borrello shoots from outside the box but he sends it straight into his teammates. The rebound goes to Traore who drags the ball across to the far post where nobody is able to get onto the end of it and out it goes for a goal kick.
46' The second half is underway.
10' United have the corner as they look for a late equaliser.
HALF TIME - N'Gbakoto's goal separates both sides at half-time with the Wanderers leading 1-0 in the heat.
J. Tratt
Yellow Card
45' + 2' YELLOW CARD - Jacob Tratt has been issued with the first yellow card of the match.
45' We will have three minutes of stoppage time.
43' Western United are enjoying a good period of possession.
42' The corner is well cleared by the United defence.
41' Borrello tries to ask the question again but Topor-Stanley is there to concede the corner.
39' Traore with a good run down the left that takes him all the way into the box but his shot is poor and wide under little pressure.
38' The corner is sent in by Troisi but immediately sent back out. Kilkenny crosses it back in and it hits the woodwork before being scrambled clear.
38' Western United have the corner as they look to fight their way back.
36' Bozanic shoots from the edge of the box but it ends up in the crowd.
34' Wales breaks but he gets into the box and loses his footing. He turns looking at the referee who isn't interested in anything there.
31' Western United to need lift here with Western Sydney deservedly in front.
Y. N'Gbakoto
28' GOAL WANDERERS - Simmons has his shot in the box blocked but luck is a fortune as the rebound goes to N'Gbakoto who takes a touch and shoots past Young to give the Wanderers a 1-0 lead.
27' We are back underway.
25' We have the first of our drinks breaks due to the warm conditions.
23' Amalfitano tries one from distance but it's over for a goal kick.
20' N'Gbakoto turns and shoots inside the box and has his shot well saved by Young.
18' The crowd are small in size today but they're still a little noisy.
16' Doumbia tries one from distance but it's high and wide.
14' N'Gbakoto sends a long ball looking for Borrello but it's too long and out for a goal kick.
12' The corner is once again easily dealt with by the Wanderers defence.
12' United have the corner and it will be taken by Troisi.
10' Cleur sends it into the box but it's headed well clear.
7' It has been a promising start to the game with both sides looking to attack.
5' The corner is easily dealt with by the Wanderers defence.
4' Simmons concedes the first corner of the match to Western United.
3' It has been an even start to the match played in warm and sunny conditions.
1' We are off and underway with Western Sydney kicking off.
Western Sydney (4-2-3-1): Thomas (GK); Traore, Mrcela, Marcelo, Cleur; Bozanic, Niewenhof; Amalfitano, Borrello, Simmons; N'Gbakoto. Subs: Margush (GK), Blair, Bonetig, Carluccio, Ninkovic, Schneiderlin, Wilmering.
Western United 4-4-1-1): Young (GK); Risdon, Topor-Stanley, Imai, Tratt; Pain, Doumbia, Kilkenny, Wales; Troisi; Prijovic. Subs: Scott (GK), Botic, Bozinovski, Diamanti, Milanovic, Parsons Collins, Pierias.
Western Sydney can go up to second with a win today whilst Western United can improve from 11th to 10th in their slow start to their title defence.
Good afternoon and welcome to CommBank Stadium for today's clash between Western Sydney and Western United.