Westfield W-League Ins and Outs: Canberra United v Melbourne Victory

It's a vital Westfield W-League clash for both Canberra United and Melbourne Victory on Thursday night, as Round 12 gets underway with a cracker.

Canberra simply must win if they are any chance of reaching the Finals Series but won't find it easy with three of their key players absent on international duty.

Meanwhile, Victory can edge closer to securing the Premiership if they can take all three points from the nation's capital.

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Find out the all-important team news for the opening game of Round 12 below.

Canberra United squad: 1.Melissa MAIZELS (gk), 2.Laura HUGHES, 4.Rachel CORSIE (c), 5.Nikola ORGILL, 8.Olivia PRICE, 12.Lauren KEIR, 13.Meaghan McELLIGOTT, 14.Ashleigh SYKES, 15.Rosie GALEA, 16.Karly ROESTBAKKEN, 17.Maddy WHITTALL, 18.Taren KING, 19.Nickoletta FLANNERY, 20.Shamiran KHAMIS (gk), 21.Ellie CARPENTER,

Ins: 12.Lauren KEIR (Promoted), 15.Rosie GALEA (Promoted), 17.Maddy WHITTALL (Promoted)
Outs: 6.Refiloe JANE (International Duty), 9.Rhoda MULADZI (International Duty), 23.Maria JOSE ROJAS (International Duty)
Unavailable: 3.Natasha PRIOR (Head - Season)


Melbourne Victory squad: 1.Casey DUMONT (gk), 3.Teigan ALLEN, 5.Laura ALLEWAY, 6.Annabel MARTIN, 7.Christine NAIRN, 8.Angela BEARD, 9.Natasha DOWIE (c), 10.Kyra COONEY-CROSS, 11.MelindaJ BARBIERI, 14.Melina AYRES, 15.Emily GIELNIK, 16.Samantha JOHNSON, 17.Danielle WEATHERHOLT, 18.Grace MAHER, 19.Lia PRIVITELLI, 20.Bethany MASON-JONES (gk), 21.Ella MASTRANTONIO **two to be omitted**

Ins: 10.Kyra COONEY-CROSS (promoted), 11.MelindaJ BARBIERI (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: Nil

Kyra Cooney-Cross
Kyra Cooney-Cross is in Victory's squad for Thursday's match.

Thursday, 17 January 2019
Canberra United v Melbourne Victory
Venue: 
Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan
Kick-Off: 7:30PM(Local) (7:30PM (AEDT))

Referee: Rebecca Durcau  
Assistant Referee 1: Lauren Hargrave
Assistant Referee 2: Delfina Dimoski
Fourth Official: Georgia Ghirardello

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7.00pm (AEDT) and My Football Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

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