Match Day Info: Round 1 v City

Melbourne Victory kicks off the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League season with a derby clash against City at Marvel Stadium.

Round 1: Melbourne Victory v City
Marvel Stadium
Victory Village (outside Gate 5) starts: 5.00pm
Gates open: 6.00pm
Please be seated by 7.15pm pre-match light show!
Kick-off: 7.30pm

Marvel Stadium will be in rectangular mode for this event - which means if you’re on level 1 you’ll be closer to the action! 

Due to our pre-match lights show, the stadium roof will be closed.

Transport & parking

Car parking is available at Marvel Stadium. Pre-book your parking using Marvel Stadium’s online booking system for a discounted rate. As always, we strongly recommend using public transport for this game - the nearest station is Southern Cross. Please check VicRoads for the latest traffic conditions and disruptions.

Tickets & North End Standing Area guest passes

Tickets for this game are available on Ticketmaster. There are a limited number of North End Standing Area guest passes available, click here for more information.

Membership & Merchandise

If you have any questions or need assistance with your membership, please see our friendly membership team who will be able to assist you - located at the Victory Village outside Gate 5 and on the Bourke Street footbridge from 5pm until kick-off.

There will be five merchandise locations: 

  • Outside Gate 5
  • Level 1, Aisle 34 
  • Level 2, Aisle 30 
  • Level 2, Aisle 43 
  • Level 1, Aisle 43 

Around Marvel Stadium

Victory Village

There will be heaps going on at Victory Village, as we kick the season off in style:

  • Zaparas Lawyers - Come and visit the Zaparas Lawyers inflatable target for your chance to win a signed ball by Andrew Nabbout. 
  • TAC - Remember to head down to the How Safe Is Your Car clubhouse this season to collect your limited edition Ola Toivonen figurine,  but get in fast as there are only a limited number available.
  • VRGF - Be sure to visit the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Bling Bar for free face painting, hair chalk and face jewels and don’t forget to collect your Melbourne Victory team poster from the  Love the Game, Not the Odds ambassadors.
  • KFC - Don’t forget to say hello to the KFC Colonel to receive your complimentary chip voucher.

Free Stuff For Kids!

To celebrate Super Summer, Marvel Stadium will provide Free Stuff For Kids every home game - this weekend the item is fruit. Keep an eye out for Marvel Stadium staff wandering the concourse. 

Marvel Stadium Passport

The Marvel Stadium passport is your ultimate guide to Marvel Stadium matches, with your chance to win awesome prizes and complete some fun activities. The passport was sent to all members aged between 5 and 10 years old. If your passport has not arrived or you wish to get involved please collect one from the Village Hub at Gate 5!

Marvel Stadium activations

Visit Marvel activations at various locations around the stadium:

  • Thor’s Hammer (Gate 7)
  • Spiderman climbing wall (Gate 4)
  • Marvel Vault (Inside Gate 2)
  • Marvel character height chart (Between Gates 3&4) 
  • Hulk Buster (inside Gate 3)
  • Captain Marvel Mural (Gate 4)

Inside Marvel Stadium

Inaugural Members Wall of Fame

Visit our inaugural members wall of fame located inside Gate 6.

Pre-match light show

Please make sure you are in your seat by 7.15pm as we will be turning the stadium lights off for a pre-match light show! 

Half-time

Delphi Bank's Chase the Coin competition is back for the 2019/20 season. The Chase the Coin challenge gives seven lucky winners throughout the A-League season the chance to run the length of the football pitch, chasing virtual coins for the opportunity to win up to $1,000.

Our match day partner TAC Victoria is giving two lucky fans the chance to win some awesome prizes, including an away trip for the winner and three mates! All the contestants have to do is hit the targets with a football to reveal their prize.

Post-match

This season our post-match Social Club will be held after five selected matches:

Round 1 v Melbourne City at Marvel Stadium in the Victory Room 
Round 8 v Perth Glory at AAMI Park at Edwin’s Cafe 
Round 16 v Sydney FC at AAMI Park at Edwin’s Cafe
Round 22 v Sydney FC at Marvel Stadium in the Victory Room
Round 28 v Western United at AAMI Park at Edwin’s Cafe

Make your way to the Victory Room after the final whistle to get your photos and signatures from the players who will be in attendance - Lawrence Thomas, Corey Brown, Storm Roux & Kristijan Dobras.