Melbourne University vs Eltham Redbacks
Friday, 24th August
Eltham North Reserve – Pitch 1
This Friday night is shaping up to be a serve of some of the best football seen in the State Leagues this season. The top two sides in the State League 1 are going head to head in a game that could decide the 2018 Champion.
Uni sits in first position, two points ahead of Eltham with two games to play in the 2018 season. A win for Uni will see them seal their second title in as many years, a draw or loss will mean everything is to play for next week in the final round of the season.
Uni and Eltham have dominated the league with clear daylight on the table between Eltham in second and the rest of the league. The reverse fixture in Round 8 of this season saw Uni fall 1-3 to the Redbacks at home, so a redemption win Friday night would be extra sweet for coach Vince Battiato’s side.
With captain Lauren Thompson out, recently appointed Melbourne University Sport Captain, Ebru Efe will step up to captain the side for this blockbuster clash.
Friday Night promises to be a spectacle of high quality football, so get down and support the girls as they look to close out the 2018 championship and go back to back!
Article by Jasper Woodcock