City Today: Matildas Kick-off Asian Cup, Gomes off to Manchester


City’s Matildas begin Asian conquest

The Matildas have begun their chase for Asian glory, kicking-off the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup in Jordan with a 0-0 draw against South Korea. Lydia Williams and Steph Catley started for Alen Stajcic’s side while Aivi Luik, Alanna Kennedy, Kyah Simon and Larissa Crummer took their place on the bench in the stalemate. Next up for the Matildas is Vietnam on Wednesday at 3am. See match highlights.

Gomes attends second FUT Champions Weekend in Manchester

Melbourne City eSports player Marcus Gomes is off to Manchester this week for the second FIFA FUT Champions weekend. Gomes represents Australia and Melbourne City in the tournament on the XBOX that brings together the best 128 players from around the globe to compete for the ultimate prize. Gomes’ absence will mean Josh Wood will front up for City in the E-League against Wellington Phoenix on Thursday.

Bruno in the media

City forward Bruno Fornaroli has hit his straps at the pointy end of the season and the Uruguayan says his body is back to its best. See what he had to say to the media post match.

Melbourne City’s Bruno Fornaroli sends a warning to A-League rivals – Herald Sun

City star keen to kick on in chase for A-League title – The Age

Pain-free Fornaroli up an flying – AAP