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VPL 2 Men Match Preview: Round 6 at Boroondara Eagles

Box Hill United will make the trip up the M3 to visit Boroondara Eagles at Carey Sports Complex in Bulleen on Saturday afternoon.

Pythagoras head into this Round 6 clash with plenty of determination, recently drawing 2-2 with Altona City in a sign of positive things to come.

Up next is Boroondara Eagles, continuing a trend of Box Hill United facing teams inside the top-five league positions before the upcoming round.

Those two sides did face each other in opening round of VPL 2 Men, where Altona City defeated Boroondara 4-0.

Since that point, the Eagles have been on a four-match unbeaten streak, including three wins and a draw.

 

Boroondara Eagles players to watch:

Marcus Watson leads the way for goals so far this season with three. The pacey attacker has hit form with two of those goals in his previous couple of matches.

Alex Meaney had a strong opening season for Boroondara in 2023 with five goals from 17 matches placing him in the top three for goals at the club. in 2024 he has notched up a long range free-kick showing his ability from dead ball situations, which helped be a difference maker in Boroondara’s 3-2 win over Goulburn Valley Suns.

 

Last time we met:

On the final day of the NPL 3 Victoria season in 2023, Box Hill United hosted Boroondara at Wembley Park.

The visitors picked up a 2-0 win, thanks to goals from Jacob Colosimo and Conor Mcdonald.

 

Match details:

What: VPL 2 Men Round 6

Who: Boroondara Eagles vs Box Hill United

Where: Wilcox Field – Carey Sports Complex

When: Saturday April 20, kick-off 3:00pm

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