Coach won't be happy with the scoreline but will take plenty of positives from performance of his undermanned squad.
Michael Lynch, The Age's expert on soccer, has had extensive experience of high level journalism in the UK and Australia. Michael has covered the Socceroos through Asia, Europe and South America in their past three World Cup campaigns. He has also reported on Grands Prix and top class motor sport from Asia and Europe. He has won several national media awards for both sports and industry journalism.
A horror weekend for Daniel Ricciardo finished with the Red Bull star feeling "like crap" for his home fans, and with Sebastian Vettel powering to an imperious victory at the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo's hopes of scoring a maiden Australian Grand Prix win were dashed before the race even got under way when his Red Bull Racer ground to a halt on the formation lap of the Albert Park circuit.
Briton Lewis Hamilton scored his fourth successive pole position at Melbourne's Albert Park lakeside circuit when he qualified his Mercedes fastest of the 20 strong field for Sunday's Formula One season opening Australian Grand Prix.
Is there a more frustrating team in the A-League than Melbourne City?
The British trainer has shown he is not afraid to think outside the square.
Staying unbeaten and picking up points in every game is all well and good, but not very helpful when all you do is draw -- especially while your key opponents are winning.
Give me a full-on scrap, rather than an easy win, for my next title, says F1 champ Lewis Hamilton.
Moonee Valley authorities are hoping for a bumper finale to their night racing season when a hot field of sprinters take to the track for the last group 1 race of the season in Victoria.
For coach Michael Valkanis and Melbourne City, every game from here on in is a final.