Mariners pressing provided a blueprint to stifle Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory broke a streak of three consecutive losses in the league with a hard fought 1-0 win over Central Coast Mariners at AAMI Park over the weekend. Despite Victory’s return to the winner’s list, the Mariners’ aggressive and intense…

Tactical analysis: Brimmer form is a testament to midfield functionality

Following a third win of the season in a historic victory against Adelaide United, Melbourne Victory fans are embracing the club’s revolution under Tony Popović. Initially, many fans of the club were apprehensive about the appointment of the former Western…

“It taught me a lot, it was really difficult at times”: Rojas reflects on European journey ahead of comeback season

Quietly spoken but with an air of confidence, you get the sense that Marco Rojas is raring to go after an injury-riddled 2020/21 season for Melbourne Victory. The Kiwi international is certainly no stranger to adversity. On two separate occasions…

Comprehensive tactical breakdown of Tony Popović’s Melbourne Victory

Tony Popović has made a brilliant start to his first pre-season as manager of Melbourne Victory by signing numerous accomplished Australian players. With his signings, Popović’s footballing ideas appear to be coming into fruition and undoubtedly follow a similar pattern…