Round Eleven of the Umbro Women’s Premier League bring us some more excitement this weekend as we see a crucial battle for top four this weekend.
The Match of the Round this week Birrong Sports play on home soil this weekend against Revesby Workers White as they both battle it out for a top four position.
Elsewhere, Georges River Thistle look to continue their strong run of form as they host East Bankstown at Padstow Park.
Revesby Workers Maroon have a bye this round.
Match of the Round: Revesby Workers White vs Birrong Sports, 9th July 3pm @ Jim Ring Reserve
Previous Meeting: Birrong Sports 1-1 Revesby Workers White – Round 6, 2023
Revesby Workers White come into this match having lost their last three matches including their recent 5-0 loss to Revesby Workers Maroon as they take on Birrong Sports whose results have started to get better; however, they lost 3-0 last weekend to the league leaders Georges River Thistle.
The last two times these sides have met this year, the game has ended in a stalemate with the score line 1-1; with both sides desperate for a victory, expect one side to come out on top when they meet this weekend.
4th placed Revesby Workers White conceded four goals in the second half as they lost 5-0 to Revesby Workers Maroon in Round 10.
Revesby Workers White started the competition towards the top of the table, however a dip in form has seen them slowly drop to 4th position on the ladder and one point off 5th position.
With Revesby Workers desperate for victory this weekend to solidify their position in the top four and go four points away from the bottom of the ladder, expect them to come out for this match with a lot of energy.
Birrong Sports come off a 3-0 loss to Georges River Thistle in Round 10, however, this was their first loss in four weeks as they look to make a massive push for finals in their final four matches.
Lauren Croucher, Juliana Dundovic, and Emily Mcgrath have been key players in their recent performances that saw them pick up three crucial draws in their last four games.
If Birrong Sports can pick up the three points in this match they will jump into 4th position, that should give them enough motivation to come out and win this match.
Although this match sees the bottom two sides go head-to-head, this match will see two sides ready to fight for ninety minutes as the outcome of this match could ultimately decide who will make finals at the end of the season.
Georges River Thistle vs East Bankstown, 9th July 3pm @ Padstow Park
Previous Meeting: East Bankstown 1-2 Georges River Thistle – Rd 6, 2023
Georges River Thistle are undefeated in eight matches as they take on East Bankstown who have won one of their past four matches and look to find their best form towards the business end of the competition.
When these two sides met in Round 6 Georges River Thistle won the game 2-1, however the roles were reversed in Round 1 as East Bankstown won the game 2-1. With recent results, this game looks to be a very even contest.
Georges River Thistle were strong in their 3-0 victory over Birrong Sports last weekend with their number 9 Candice Prain picking up a double as she has started to find her best form this season.
Georges River Thistle have been the best defensive side this season, however, they have conceded three goals to East Bankstown this season and they will be hoping they can hold them out for the full ninety minutes this weekend.
With goal scorers all over the front of the pitch for Georges River Thistle, if they can take their chances, they will be confident they can take the full 3-points this weekend.
East Bankstown have had two weeks off leading into this weekends game and will be feeling fresh as they look to knock over the league leaders for the second time this season.
East Bankstown are the only side to defeat the league leaders this season which will give them a lot of confidence that they can win the three points this weekend.
Attack will be a focus once again for East Bankstown as they look to finish more chances going forward if they are to defeat teams.
With both teams looking to finish the season in form to take momentum into the finals, expect both sides to come out hungry for a win.