The A League Grand Final 2022 between Western United and Melbourne City will kick off today at 7.45 pm AEST. This will be the first grand final event for the Western United club. They are just one step behind in making history.
Here we will talk about when, where, how to live stream and how to watch on Western United vs Melbourne City TV along with preview.
Grand Final Preview:
Western United and Melbourne City have given amazing performances throughout the whole season. Since the beginning of the tournament, they were always at the top position of the leaderboard. Now, only one clash is left and then one team will finish the tournament as the champions of the 2021-22 A-League season.
United defeated Wellington Phoenix in the elimination final round. This was a heavy tight match and the most thrilling contest in the elimination round. AleksandarPrijovic’s goal against Phoenix secured Green and Black’s position in the semifinals.
Melbourne Victory was the obstacle for the United in the semifinals to reach the grand final. Victory won the first leg of the match by a 1-0 goal. But United turned into a powerful monster and nightmare for Victory in the second leg. They defeated Victory by 4-1 goal.
The win over Victory earned Western United the ticket to the men’s grand final for the first time. This season will always be the best season for United. They gave and got their best shot this season.
Melbourne City faced Adelaide in their semifinals. The first leg match was a tie and in the second leg, City won the match by 2-1 goals. Adelaide was dominating the first half of the game. They scored first with Zach Clough’s shot at 48 minutes. Marco Tilio brought the game to an equal position at 74 minutes and then the goal from Jamie Maclaren in extra time put Adelaide out of the game. This is the third consecutive year that Melbourne City playing the A-League men’s grand final.
When and Where is Melbourne City vs. Western United?
The Grand Final match is scheduled to play on 28 May, Saturday at 7.45 PM AEST.
The match is set to take place at the AAMI Park, Melbourne.
How to Watch A League Grand Final Between Melbourne City and Western United on TV and Streaming?
- TV Channel: Channel 10
- Live Stream: Paramount+
The official broadcaster of the Melbourne City vs Western United match is Channel 10. Channel 10 is an Australia based commercial-free TV channel. They broadcast all kind of shows for the fans and obviously, including the sports content.
For the A-League fans, they will broadcast the whole match live on TV. They also have an online streaming option. And as the game isn’t paid per view so you don’t have to pay any money. Just make sure your cable line is fine and you are good to go.
And for the live stream, the game will available on 10 Play and Paramount+. Fans from all around Australia can live stream the match with 10 Play and USA Fans with Paramount+.
Florin Berenguer and Aiden O’Neill are injured. They will be unavailable in the final for Melbourne City.
Melbourne City Lineup (4-3-3):
Tom Glover; Scott Jamieson, Curtis Good, Nuno Reis, Carl Jenkinson; Connor Metcalfe, Florin Berenguer-Bohrer, Taras Gomulka; Mathew Leckie, Jamie Maclaren, Andrew Nabbout
Steven Lustica got a knock in the last match against Melbourne Victory. He will be doubtful for this important final. Moreover, Nikolai Topor-Stanley and Alessandro Diamanti are long term absentees due to injury and will miss the final.
Western United Lineup (4-2-3-1):
Jamie Young; Ben Garuccio, Leo Lacroix, Josh Risdon, Tomoki Imai; Jerry Skotadis, Neil Kilkenny; Dylan Wenzel-Halls, Adisu Bayew, Lachlan Wales; Aleksandar Prijovic
The A League Grand Final 2022 is sure to feature an exciting match between the two finest teams. The defending Champions Melbourne City will be the favourite to win the final in front of home crowd.
Moreover, Melbourne City are the most consistent team in the A-League this season. They have reached the Final and it is only a win away to grab their second title in two years.
Nonetheless, Western United showed in the 2nd leg of the semi-final against Melbourne Victory that you cannot simply write them off. They demolished Melbourne Victory by 1-4 goals to reach the Grand Final.
On top of that, the recent meetings are in favor of the Black and Greens. Western United are undefeated in their last 4 matches against Melbourne City, winning 3 and drawing 1.
All these stats promise a mouth-watering clash between Melbourne City and Western United in the A-League Grand Final 2022.
Surprise Sports experts pick Melbourne City to secure a narrow win the final. We predict Melbourne City should win by 1-0 goal over Western United to lift their second consecutive title.