South Melbourne meet the Bentleigh Greens for the third time this year with South Melbourne striving to bounce back from their disappointing 2-0 loss to Avondale in the catch up game last Wednesday night, while the Bentleigh Greens will looking to continue their form following an FFA Cup win midweek.
South Melbourne (WWWLL)
Coming off a 2-0 loss to Pascoe Vale and playing their fourth game in 12 days, South Melbourne were unable to bounce back, suffering a 2-0 defeat to Avondale in the catch up game last Wednesday night. Now with back-to-back losses in the NPL competition, South will be striving for maximum points against the Bentleigh Greens at home on Sunday afternoon to stay in touch with ladder leaders Heidelberg United.
Bentleigh Greens (WWWWL)
Coming off a 3-1 win over Avondale FC, the Bentleigh Greens were unable to continue on their winning ways after a 4-2 defeat to Heidelberg United last weekend. Currently in third position courtesy of goal difference, the Bentleigh Greens will be looking to overtake South Melbourne on the NPL ladder with three points against the defending champions away from home.
The last time these two teams met was in the Dockerty Cup Semi-Final this year where the Bentleigh Greens secured a 2-0 victory over South Melbourne at Jack Edwards Reserve.
South Melbourne v Bentleigh Greens
Sunday 13 August @ Lakeside Stadium
Kick off 4pm