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Preview : South host Port in local derby

Preview : South host Port in local derby

SMFC will meet the Port Melbourne Sharks for the second time this season, with South looking to continue on their winning ways after defeating the Bulleen Lions 3-0, while the Port Melbourne Sharks will be looking to bounce back from their 1-0 loss to Heidelberg United last weekend.

South Melbourne (WWDWW)

South are in good form coming into the second half of the home and away season, with  with four wins in their past five matches including a 3-0 win against the Bulleen Lions on the weekend. The defending champions dominated right from the very start against the Lions with two first half goals to Lujic in the 8th minute and Millar in the 26th minute, until a second half goal to Lujic in the 50th minute sealed the win for the defending NPL champions. Coming from a thrilling 5-4 victory in their Round 7 FFA Cup encounter against Dandenong City on Wednesday night, the hosts’ will be looking to continue on their winning ways when they meet the Port Melbourne Sharks at home on Sunday.

Port Melbourne Sharks (DLWDL)

Coming from a 1-1 draw to Avondale, Port Melbourne were unable to secure three points against ladder leaders Heidelberg United, with a 1-0 loss to the Bergers courtesy of a last minute goal from Jack Petrie in the first half. With the loss leaving the Sharks stranded on four wins for the season, the visitors will be looking for nothing less than three points against an in-form South away from home.

Head to Head

The last time these two teams met was in Round 2 this year where the Port Melbourne Sharks defeated South Melbourne 4-0 at JL Murphy Reserve.

South Melbourne have won three of the past five matches against the Port Melbourne Sharks.

South urges all fans to come and support the boys ahead of their Round 15 encounter with the Port Melbourne Sharks at Lakeside Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Match Details

South Melbourne vs Port Melbourne
Sunday 28 May @ Lakeside Stadium
Kick off 4pm

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