VPL 2 Men Match Preview: Round 16 at Altona City

Box Hill United’s Senior Men will be travelling away to McIvor Reserve in Round 16 of VPL 2 Men on Friday night.

A game of two halves ensued between Pythagoras and Brunswick City, resulting in a 2-2 draw.

In a pleasing sight for supporters, Michael Romas got back in amongst the goals after dealing with injury, while Ruben Sanchez Marcano showed his quality once again.

The Pythagoras team and coaching staff would be happy with how the first 45 minutes went, looking to sustain it for the entire match.

With an Altona City side sitting in fourth place heading into Round 16, there will be plenty to play for with Pythagoras making inroads in their position.


Altona City players to watch:

Jayson Ziro is the main threat in an even spread of goal contributors across the team, netting six in all 14 appearances.

A cluster of players have three goals each, which includes Adam Oddo, Lachlan Smith and Luis Covarrubias.


Last time we met:

In Round 5 of the 2024 VPL 2 season, Box Hill United and Altona City met at Wembley Park.

A brace from Ruben Sanchez Marcano was the highlight of the night, but Altona City found a way to score twice in the second half to level it up, through Andelo Svalina and Adam Oddo.


Match details:

What: Victoria Premier League 2 Men

Who: Altona City vs Box Hill United

Where: McIvor Reserve

When: Friday June 28, kick-off 8:30pm


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