A-League Finals 2015/2016 Kick Off this Week

A-League Finals 2015/2016 Kick Off this Week

- April 13, 2016

The Hyundai A-League finals series are coming up: are you ready to bet on your football team live? If the excitement concluding the A-League regular season will carry on to the finals, then the games will be nothing short of epic. With round 27 bearing a significant weight on the finals structure, the teams on the A-League ladder have once again been shuffled around after the weekend’s win.

A-League Round 27

After 26 rounds, the top six was led by Brisbane Roar with 47 points, followed by Adelaide United (46 points), Western Sydney Wanderers (45 points), Melbourne City (44 points), Perth Glory (43 points) and Melbourne Victory (40 points). Check out HitYah’s A-League live scores and results for a recap.

On Friday night, Adelaide triumphed over Melbourne City 2-0. In order to stay on top of the ladder, Adelaide needed Victory to defeat Brisbane Roar or hope for a draw. Brisbane Roar and Victory ended with a 0-0 result. Adelaide team stats now show that the Reds are now in the lead for taking home the Premiers’ Plate.

On Sunday, the Western Sydney Wanderers faced off with Wellington Phoenix. The Wanderers won 2-0 and jumped up the ladder to second place.

It wasn’t until the final game of round 27 that the top six configuration was determined, with Adelaide, Western Sydney and Brisbane on top, and Melbourne City, Perth and Victory at the bottom. Take a look at the A-League ladder after the end of the regular season:

RankTeam NameMPPTS
1Adelaide United2749
2Western Sydney Wanderers2748
3Brisbane Roar2748
4Melbourne City2744
5Perth Glory2743
6Melbourne Victory2741
7Sydney2734
8Newcastle Jets2730
9Wellington Phoenix2725
10Central Coast Mariners2713

A-League Finals Series

Hyundai A-League 2016 Elimination Finals (Week One)

A-League Finals will kick of this week with Brisbane facing off with Victory:

Brisbane Roar FC Vs. Melbourne Victory

  • Friday, 15 April 2016
  • Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
  • Kick-Off: 7:35pm (AEST)

Melbourne City FC Vs. Perth Glory

  • Sunday, 17 April 2016
  • AAMI Park, Melbourne
  • Kick-Off: 5:00pm (AEST)

Both Brisbane Roar and Melbourne City have to progress in the A-League finals to have a shot at the Plate. Brisbane Roar will face Melbourne Victory for the second straight week. Roar has a poor record against Victory, but hopes that home ground advantage will work against the opponents. Brisbane coach John Aloisi will no doubt aim to remind his team of the last time they hosted Victory, where Roar triumphed with a 5-0 score. If you believe they have a shot, check out Bet 365 online for the best sports betting bonuses.

Melbourne City also need to regroup after their loss to Adelaide. But they have a good track record to back them up. According to soccer statistics, in 14 home games this season, City only lost three times. They won nine times, including a 5-1 win against Glory in November.

Hyundai A-League 2016 Semi Finals (Week Two)

Week Two of the Hyundai A-League 2016 Finals Series, will see Adelaide United and Western Sydney Wanderers FC play the winners of the Elimination Finals. The lowest ranked winner from this week’s finals will visit Adelaide United on April 22, while the highest ranked winner will visit Western Sydney Wanderers on April 24.

Adelaide United Vs. Lowest placed winner from the Elimination Finals

  • Friday, 22 April 2016
  • Coopers Stadium, South Australia
  • Kick-Off: 7:35pm (AEST)

Western Sydney Wanderers Vs. Highest placed winner from the Elimination Finals

  • Sunday, 24 April 2016
  • Pirtek Stadium, New South Wales
  • Kick-Off: 5:00pm (AEST)
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