Melbourne City’s A-League clash against Perth Glory on Saturday night has been postponed, with the West Australians in quarantine.
While A-League officials are yet to confirm the match’s postponement, Glory CEO Tony Pignata said on Tuesday that the game at Perth venue HBF Park would not go ahead.
“Our squad is in quarantine until February 21 (Sunday) – the game won’t be on,” Pignata said.
With Victoria in lockdown until at least Wednesday night, other games in doubt this weekend are Saturday’s battle in Ballarat between Western United and Macarthur FC, and Sunday’s match between Melbourne Victory and the Newcastle Jets
Friday night’s game between Adelaide United and competition leaders Central Coast Mariners is set to go ahead, as is Saturday night’s Sydney FC-Brisbane Roar clash at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium. and Sunday’s Wellington Phoenix-Western Sydney Wanderers match at WIN Stadium.
Three games next week involving Victorian clubs – Melbourne City v Sydney FC (AAMI Park, February 23), Victory v Phoenix (AAMI Park, February 24) and Adelaide v Western United (Coopers Stadium, February 24 – are still not certain to go ahead.
A-League officials are set to confirm schedule changes as early as Wednesday.