Team News: City's Round 9 squad

The team is in for Thursday night’s clash with Canberra United. See who’s in and who’s out of this week’s side.

Following a hard fought Round 8 win over Brisbane Roar at Dolphin Stadium, City return to Melbourne eager to extend their unbeaten run to eight games when they host Canberra United under lights.

Ahead of the clash, Head Coach Rado Vidosic has been boosted by two key inclusions, with Rhali Dobson and Nia Stamatopoulos joining the extended squad.

City go head-to-head with Canberra United for the second time this season when they host the side from the nation’s capital at ABD Stadium on Thursday 9 January, kick off 7:30pm, get your tickets here

Melbourne City FC squad: 1.Lydia WILLIAMS (gk), 2.Yukari KINGA, 3.Lauren BARNES, 4.Chelsea BLISSETT, 6.Aivi LUIK, 7.Steph CATLEY (c), 8.Nia STAMATOPOULOS, 9.Claire EMSLIE, 10.Emily VAN EGMOND, 11.Rhali DOBSON, 13.Rebekah STOTT, 15.Emma CHECKER, 17.Kyah SIMON, 19.Tyla-Jay VLAJNIC, 20.Milica MIJATOVIC, 21.Ellie CARPENTER, 23.Melissa HUDSON

**two to be omitted**

Ins: 8.Nia STAMATOPOULOS (promoted), 11.Rhali DOBSON (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 16.Sofia SAKALIS (Knee - season)