18-man squad to take on Victory in the semi-final

The squads are in for Friday night's blockbuster Melbourne Derby semi-final. See who's in and who's out of the side to take on Victory at Etihad Stadium

Melbourne City FC see the return of Mate Dugandzic and Kew Jaliens to the extended side to battle for a place in the Hyundai A-League Grand Final.

Dugandzic returns to the side from injury while Jaliens is back in the mix for a starting position after serving his one match ban from the red card he received against Adelaide United in the final round of the regular season.

Melbourne City FC face the Hyundai A-League Premiers on Friday night looking to gain its maiden Grand Final berth.

Make sure you are there to support the side in one of the biggest encounters in Hyundai A-League history. Book your ticket here.

 

Hyundai A-League 2015 Semi Final
Melbourne Victory v Melbourne City
Friday, May 7, 7.30pm AEST
Etihad Stadium, Melbourne

 

TV: Live coverage on Fox Sports 505 from 7.00pm AEST, delayed coverage on SBS One and SBS HD from 8.00pm AEST.

Radio: Live coverage on 774 Digital, online and the ABC Radio app from 7.30pm AEST.

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Melbourne Victory:
2.Jason GERIA
4.Nick ANSELL
5.Mark MILLIGAN (c)
6.Leigh BROXHAM
7.Gui FINKLER
8.Besart BERISHA
9.Kosta BARBAROUSES
10.Archie THOMPSON
11.Connor PAIN
14.Fahid BEN KHALFALLAH
15.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI
16.Rashid MAHAZI
17.Matthieu DELPIERRE
20.Lawrence THOMAS (gk)
21.Carl VALERI
22.Jesse MAKAROUNAS
24.Scott GALLOWAY
40.Michael TURNBULL (gk)

*two to be omitted*

Ins:
2.Jason GERIA (returns from injury)
22.Jesse MAKAROUNAS (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable:
1.Nathan COE (injured)
26.Jordan BROWN (injured)

Melbourne City FC:
1. Andrew REDMAYNE (GK)
4. Connor CHAPMAN
5. Erik PAARTALU
6. Aaron MOOY
8. Massimo MURDOCCA
9. Harry NOVILLO
10. Robert KOREN
13. Jonatan GERMANO
15. David WILLIAMS
16. Joshua KENNEDY
18. Paulo RETRE
20. Tando VELAPHI (GK)
21. Stefan MAUK
23. Mate DUGANDZIC
24. Patrick KISNORBO (C)
26. Marc MARINO,
27. Kew JALIENS
28. Nick SYMEOY

***Two to be omitted**

Ins:
23. Mate DUGANDZIC (returns from injury)
27. Kew JALIENS (returns from suspension)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable:
3.Robbie WIELAERT (ankle – 1-2 weeks)
11.Damien DUFF (ankle/calf – indefinite)
14.James BROWN (foot – 6 weeks)
19. Ben GARUCCIO (ankle – 5-6 weeks)
22. Jack CLISBY (ankle – 1 week)
25. Jacob MELLING (knee – indefinite)