Pre-season friendlies confirmed

Victory will face Port Melbourne and Bentleigh Greens before the FFA Cup next month.
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Melbourne Victory has locked in two friendlies before its FFA Cup clash against Brisbane Roar next month.

Matches against Port Melbourne and Bentleigh Greens will be Victory’s first competitive hit-outs of the pre-season.

Victory faced the same two clubs in last year’s pre-season, and goals from Mitch Austin, Jai Ingham, Oliver Bozanic, Besart Berisha, George Howard and Christian Theoharous secured the A-League powerhouse a 6-0 win against Port Melbourne.

Bentleigh Greens is another familiar opponent, the sides clashing in the FFA Cup quarter finals in 2016. Marco Rojas and James Troisi scored in a 2-0 win at Kingston Heath.

Match details

Tuesday, July 25, 7:30pm
Melbourne Victory v Port Melbourne
SS Anderson Reserve

Wednesday, August 2, 7:30pm
Melbourne Victory v Bentleigh Greens
Kingston Heath Soccer Complex