A-League Round 6 My Preview
Round 6 of the A-League appears to be an interesting one; there should be plenty of goals and pulsating action. The first game of the Round between the Reds and the Roar promises to be the most entertaining contest as both teams had fairly comfortable wins in Round 5. I am also looking forward to the clash between City and the Jets as it will be interesting to see if City can bounce back from a poor performance in Round 5 against the Roar. Hopefully Round 6 of the A-League lives up to expectations.
My Choice of a definite winner for this Round: Reds
Friday Night Game
Reds v Roar
Both teams had comfortable morale boosting victories in Round 5 of the A-League season. This could well be the game of the round with both teams currently sitting in the top six. I expect the Reds to be too good for the Roar.
Reds Game Changer: Ryan Kitto
Roar Game Changer: Eric Bautheac
My Prediction: Reds
Saturday Night Games
Mariners v Sky Blues
The Mariners have been struggling, but they did play fairly well in Round 5 against the top of the table Glory. The Sky Blues should win this one, but if the Mariners played the way they did last week then they should be competitive.
Mariners Game Changer: Antony Golec
Sky Blues Game Changer: Josh Brillante
My Prediction: Sky Blues
Victory v Wanderers
The Victory had a fairly impressive win over the Sky Blues in Round 5, while the Wanderers played well despite losing to the Jets. I think that the Wanderers could cause an upset in this contest.
Victory Game Changer: Keiuske Honda
Wanderers Game Changer: Keanu Baccus
My Prediction: Wanderers
Phoenix v Glory
The Glory should win this game comfortably if the early part of the season is anything to judge them on, but the game is being played Phoenix’s home ground.
Phoenix Game Changer: Nathan Burns
Glory Game Changer: Shane Lowry
My Prediction: Glory
City v Jets
City must improve on their showing against the Roar the last weekend, while the Jets were also underwhelming in Round 5 despite winning two-nil. I expect the Jets to win this game.
City Game Changer: Ritchie de Laet
Jets Game Changer: Dimitri Petratos
My Prediction: Jets