Melbourne City FC will host Sydney FC in the Westfield W-League 2020 Grand Final at AAMI Park in Melbourne this Saturday afternoon (Kick-Off 3:30pm AEDT).
Melbourne City FC earned the right to host the match after a convincing win 5-1 win over the Western Sydney Wanderers FC in yesterday’s Westfield W-League 2020 Semi Final. Sydney FC advanced to the Westfield W-League 2020 Grand Final following their 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory in a thrilling match on Saturday afternoon.
FFA Head of Leagues, Greg O’Rourke, congratulated both teams on qualifying for the Westfield W-League Championship decider.
“Our congratulations go out to Melbourne City FC and Sydney FC for advancing to the Westfield W-League 2020 Grand Final,” said O’Rourke
“Melbourne City FC have been the benchmark team throughout the Westfield W-League 2019/20 Season and to win the Premiership undefeated was an outstanding achievement
“Sydney FC have also performed admirably throughout the regular season and will be looking to collect back-to-back Championship Trophies.
“After consultation with the Clubs, Professional Footballers Australia and our own chief medical adviser and taking into account the Australian Government’s current directives announcement on Sunday to limit events with 500 people of more, we have taken the decision to proceed to play this match, with it to take place behind closed doors with essential personnel in the venue only.
“Although fans of both teams won’t be able to physically be inside the stadium we encourage them all to watch the match on FOX SPORTS, ABC TV, Kayo and the My Football Live App and to get involved on social media channels. We are certain fans will be treated to a thrilling contest with a host of Westfield Matildas and International Stars on show,” concluded O’Rourke.