Westfield Matildas at Home: finals spots up for grabs

With finals looming in the Westfield W-League, round 12 is set to be action packed and super important in the battle for the top four spots. 

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With five matches this round, there is plenty of action to watch. Both Melbourne City and Perth Glory play twice with quick turnarounds. 

City kick things off against Western Sydney Wanderers in Melbourne's south east. With neither side in finals contention, this game is all about pride and setting the foundation for the upcoming seasons. 

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Westfield Matildas Teagan Micah and Jenna McCormick will be key in this match as the reigning champions look to tighten their defence, particularly against the attacking threats of Teigan Collister and Leena Khamis. 

Friday night sees two Westfield W-League games. After an important win on Sunday, Canberra United's focus now turns to Perth Glory. The team will need another win to continue their charge towards finals.

While Michelle Heyman can now become the outright all-time leading scorer in the league after equalling Sam Kerr's record against Brisbane Roar last round. 

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The Roar and Adelaide United will also battle it out in what could be a finals preview come early. The Roar's national team pillars in Clare Polkinghorne, Tameka Yallop, and Emily Gielnik will need to be at their best against a Reds side enjoying its best ever season. 

City return to action on Sunday afternoon, facing another team out of finals in the Newcastle Jets. Ash Wilson's side will be full of confidence after a big win in the west with the likes of Rhianna Pollicina finding the back of the net and Sunny Franco finding some good scoring form. 

The round ends on Tuesday night with Perth back at Dorrien Gardens, this time hosting Melbourne Victory. Jeff Hopkins' side earned a 1-0 win over the Wanderers last week and will look to score a bit more freely against a Perth side that will have played on the Friday night as well.