Traore, Contreras return

Defenders Adama Traore and Pablo Contreras will make a return to Melbourne Victory's match day squad.

Defenders Adama Traore and Pablo Contreras will make a return to Melbourne Victory's match day squad.

Traore, who returns from suspension and Contreras, who missed last week's match through injury, are also joined by youngsters Jimmy Jeggo and Jesse Makarounas in the 'in' column for this week's squad.

Adrian Leijer will miss this week's trip to Perth, after picking up his fifth yellow of the season against Sydney.

Perth Glory v Melbourne Victory Friday, January 31 - 6:45pm local time, 9:45pm AEDT Broadcast live and exclusive on Fox Sports 1 Referee: Kris Griffiths-Jones Assistant Referee 1: Mathew Cheeseman Assistant Referee 2: Josh Mannella Fourth Official: David Bruce

Melbourne Victory Squad: 1.Nathan COE (gk), 2.Pablo CONTRERAS, 3. Adama TRAORE, 4. Nick ANSELL, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 7.Gui FINKLER, 9.Kosta BARBAROUSES, 10.Archie THOMPSON, 11. Connor PAIN, 13. Andrew NABBOUT, 14.James TROISI, 16.Rashid MAHAZI, 17.James JEGGO, 20.Lawrence THOMAS (gk), 21. Tom ROGIC, 22. Jesse MAKAROUNAS, 24. Scott GALLOWAY, 25. Jason GERIA, **Two to be omitted**

Ins: 2. Pablo CONTRERAS (returns from injury), 3. Adama TRAORE (returns from suspension) 17. James JEGGO (promoted), 22. Jesse MAKAROUNAS (promoted).

Outs: 23. Adrian LEIJER (suspension, 1 week), 31. Dylan MURNANE

Unavailable: 5. Mark MILLIGAN (knee, 2-4 weeks)