Team News: City’s Round 2 squad


The team is in for Sunday’s Round 2 clash with Canberra United. See who’s in and who’s out of this week’s side.

City will be searching for their first three points of the season when they travel to McKellar Park to take on Canberra United on Sunday afternoon.

City duo Rebekah Stott and Aivi Luik are set to make their first appearances of the 2019/20 season after returning from Norway during the week.

Rado Vidosic’s side will also be boosted by the return of Westfield Matildas attacker Kyah Simon, who has also been named in the extended squad after missing Round 1 through injury.

City take on Canberra United in their second of back-to-back road trips to open the season on Sunday 24 November, kick-off 4:00pm, before returning to Victoria to host Adelaide United at John McEwan Reserve in Shepparton on Saturday 30 November, kick-off 7:00pm.

Round 2 squad:

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, 16.Sofia SAKALIS, 17.Kyah SIMON, 20.Milica MIJATOVIC, 21.Ellie CARPENTER, 23.Melissa HUDSON

**two to be omitted**

Ins: 6.Aivi LUIK (new signing), 13.Rebekah STOTT (new signing), 17.Kyah SIMON (returns from injury)

Outs: 18.Katherine GOFF (omitted)

Unavailable: 19.Tyla-Jay VLAJNIC (hamstring)