Melbourne Victory have recruited strongly over the off-season, and Kevin Muscat has adapted to his revamped squad by adjusting their formation and system.
Melbourne Heart may have transformed into a new-look Melbourne City, but their tactics and approach will be very familiar
Phil Moss ensured solidity at the Central Coast Mariners despite the departure of Graham Arnold, and this is now his opportunity to make the side his own
Brisbane Roar will defend their A-League title in the same way they won it, with their monopolisation of possession
If Josep Gombau’s first season at Adelaide United was about revolution, this year is firmly about evolution.
Even after only three games in charge, Ange Postecoglou’s footballing footprint is clearly imprinted upon the new-look Socceroos.
First vs second play off for Championship glory.
The two most successful sides in the A-League’s history meet for the first time ever in a finals match.
Only one of last year’s grand finalists will return to this year’s Championship match.
The defending champions host Josep Gombau’s Adelaide in an exciting preliminary final.
For the fourth time this season, interstate rivals Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC face off for a place in the penultimate round of the finals series, competing in a knockout-tie for the first time since the 2010 Grand Final.
The main story in Wellington last season was all about Gareth Morgan’s bizarre mid-season decision that “the style of football will be determined by the club, not by the coach,” which was a fair enough call.