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Stewart Walsh 08 Apr 2022
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Western United vs Wellington Phoenix Tips


Western United host a luckless Wellington, who have been battered in recent weeks. With the Phoenix struggling to fill a side and the hosts in form, Western United are tipped to win and see over 2.5 goals.
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  • Western United have seen over 2.5 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches (A-League).
  • Western United have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 5 home matches (A-League).
  • Western United have won 6 of their last 8 home matches (A-League).
  • Wellington have lost 3 of their last 5 matches (A-League).
  • Wellington have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 5 matches (A-League).

Head to Head


Wellington have a 6-1 record in this fixture with one draw in eight encounters.

Western United Form


It’s been a month filled with goals for Western United.

After sharing the points with Melbourne Victory in a 1-1 draw, Western United recorded a thrilling 3-2 win over Brisbane. 

Goalkeeper Jamie Young was the side’s hero the following week as he rescued a point for the green-and-black in a 2-2 draw.

Western United Team News 


Midfielder Alessandro Diamanti remains sidelined with a knee injury. 

Wellington Phoenix Form


Wellington’s steady run has all but ended.

After recording consecutive wins over Perth and Brisbane, the Phoenix suffered a 6-0 defeat to Melbourne City in Sydney. 

Things failed to improve for the Phoenix, who then conceded five in a 5-0 loss to Central Coast.

Wellington Phoenix Team News


Defender James McGarry was a late out in last week’s loss and is doubtful for Saturday’s match. 

David Ball limped off in the game against the Mariners but the club believes he will be right for the match against Western United.

Midfielder Alex Rufer is out for the remainder of the season after tearing his ACL. 

Western United vs Wellington Phoenix FAQ

Where can I watch the Western United vs Wellington Phoenix live stream?

Our live streaming calendar shows you where to watch the Western United vs Wellington Phoenix live stream.

What times does Western United vs Wellington Phoenix start?

The game is being played at Mars Stadium in Ballarat at 13:05 AEST.

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Verdict

Injuries have plagued Wellington, who travel to face an in-form Western United side. With a chance to solidify themselves inside the top-two, United are tipped to win.

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