Npl Victoria match preview: Hume City versus Port Melbourne

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Competition: Australia Npl Victoria
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 09:00 (UTC)
Venue: ABD Stadium Broadmeadows Valley Park - Pitch 3 (1000 seats)

Hume City and Port Melbourne have both delivered a "par" performance so far, to use a golfing expression. Both hold mid-table positions in the Npl Victoria.

Insights:
  • Hume City have the most points (7) at home in Npl Victoria
  • Port Melbourne have the most scored goals in the second half (9) in Npl Victoria

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Hume City form and stats

Hume City, who have the most points (7) at home in Npl Victoria, have collected seven points from their first three Npl Victoria games here at ABD Stadium Broadmeadows Valley Park - Pitch 3, a promising start. Hume has recorded two wins in a row here at ABD Stadium Broadmeadows Valley Park - Pitch 3, increasing their hopes of victory in this match.

In their previous game, the manager N. Hegarty led his Hume City to a defeat in the Npl Victoria match away at Eastern Lions. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at ABD Stadium Broadmeadows Valley Park - Pitch 3. Before that game, the 2-0 home victory against Bentleigh Greens.

A decent goal production from Hume in their home games so far, with 5 goals from 3 league matches. As for guarding their own goal, Hume City have only let in 1 goal at home.

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Port Melbourne form and stats

Port Melbourne are still undefeated on their travels in the Npl Victoria. They have only played two games though, winning one and drawing the other.

The supporters enjoyed Port Melbourne's previous game versus St. Albans Saints (placed 10th), a Npl Victoria 5-0 win played at home. Before that, Melbourne travelled to Dandenong Thunder and returned home with a draw after the game finished 1-1.

As mentioned above, Melbourne was the only team on the pitch versus St. Albans Saints in their previous game, winning 5-0. This could be a tougher task.

Port Melbourne have the goal stats of 4-3 (for/against) from 2 business trips in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last four meetings between these two teams are: two wins for Hume, one draw and one win for Port Melbourne. Over 2,5 goals: one time; under 2,5 goals: three games.

Top Goalscorers

Port MelbourneC. Duggan
C. Duggan
5 goals
Hume CityM. Delic
M. Delic
2 goals
HumeJ. Brown
J. Brown
2 goals

Hume City missing players

Port Melbourne missing players

Hume City Port Melbourne
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
6 3 0 Played P 0 2 6
2 2 0 Won W 0 1 2
2 1 0 Drew D 0 1 2
2 0 0 Lost L 0 0 2
6 5 0 Scored S 0 4 10
7 1 0 Conceded C 0 3 6
83% 67% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 83%
83% 67% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 67%
33% 33% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 50%
17% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 33%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 50% 33%
33% 33% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 100% 50%
33% 67% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 33%
50% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 33%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2.3 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 4.5 3.8
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
8.5 8.7 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 13.5 11.2
3.8 4.3 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 6 5
26% 38% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 33% 36%
Key stats in Npl Victoria this season:
  • All of Port Melbourne's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Hume City have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Hume City have the most points (7) at home in Npl Victoria
  • Hume City have the the best goal difference (+4) at home in Npl Victoria
  • Port Melbourne have not yet lost a game away.
  • Port Melbourne have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Port Melbourne have the most scored goals in the second half (9) in Npl Victoria

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 South Melbourne 6 3 3 0 8 3 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 2 2 0 6 2 5 12
2 Avondale Heights 6 3 2 1 11 7 3 1 1 1 3 4 3 2 1 0 8 3 4 11
3 Oakleigh Cannons 6 3 2 1 8 5 3 1 2 0 4 2 3 2 0 1 4 3 3 11
4 Heidelberg United 6 3 2 1 8 6 2 1 0 1 2 2 4 2 2 0 6 4 2 11
5 Melbourne Knights 6 3 1 2 8 5 3 2 0 1 5 2 3 1 1 1 3 3 3 10
6 Green Gully 6 3 1 2 7 5 2 0 1 1 2 3 4 3 0 1 5 2 2 10
7 Port Melbourne 6 2 2 2 10 6 4 1 1 2 6 3 2 1 1 0 4 3 4 8
8 Eastern Lions 6 2 2 2 8 8 3 1 0 2 4 5 3 1 2 0 4 3 0 8
9 Hume City 6 2 2 2 6 7 3 2 1 0 5 1 3 0 1 2 1 6 -1 8
10 St. Albans Saints 6 2 2 2 5 10 3 1 1 1 3 4 3 1 1 1 2 6 -5 8
11 Bentleigh Greens 6 2 1 3 7 9 3 0 1 2 2 5 3 2 0 1 5 4 -2 7
12 Dandenong Thunder 6 1 2 3 6 8 3 0 2 1 3 4 3 1 0 2 3 4 -2 5
13 Altona Magic 6 0 3 3 5 10 5 0 2 3 5 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 -5 3
14 Dandenong City 6 0 1 5 6 14 3 0 0 3 3 8 3 0 1 2 3 6 -8 1

Read more about Npl Victoria

The National Premier Leagues (NPL) is the second level of football in Australia. It has eight regional divisions in which the number of teams vary. In total close to 100 teams compete in the NPL. It is currently not possible to promote to the A-League, but there is a relegation system in most divisions.