Elimination time: Gold Coast v Melb Victory
In the last elimination match of the first week of finals, Gold Coast United will host Melbourne Victory at Skilled Park.
The winners of this match will face Adelaide United who beat Wellington Phoenix.
Both teams lost their final fixtures of the regular home and away season and both will need to bounce back if they are to face Adelaide.
The hosts won seven of their 15 home matches but Victory only won four of their 15 away matches bit one of those four was against the Gold Coast.
In their three meetings this season the loser failed to score and the Victory won two out of the three encounters.
Here is some of the stats for the two teams this season:
|Melb Victory||Gold Coast|
|Failed to score||7||11|
|Ave. goals scored||1.5||1.3|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.3||1.1|
|Biggest win||Melb Victory 3 - 0 Brisbane Roar|
Melb Victory 3 - 0 Sydney
NQ Fury 0 - 3 Melb Victory
|Gold Coast 4 - 0 NQ Fury|
Gold Coast 5 - 1 Newcastle Jets
|Biggest loss||Melb Victory 1 - 4 Adelaide Utd||Brisbane Roar 4 - 0 Gold Coast|
|Scored 3 or more||6||7|
|Conceded 3 or more||4||3|
|Scored 5 or more||0||1|
|Conceded 5 or more||0||0|
|Ave. goals scored||1.7||1.5|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.2||0.6|
|Ave. goals scored||1.3||1.1|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.4||1.5|
|2009/10||8||Gold Coast United||2||Melbourne Victory||3|
|2009/10||16||Melbourne Victory||4||Gold Coast United||0|
|2009/10||25||Gold Coast United||1||Melbourne Victory||0|
|2010/11||4||Gold Coast United||0||Melbourne Victory||1|
|2010/11||13||Melbourne Victory||0||Gold Coast United||1|
|2010/11||25||Melbourne Victory||2||Gold Coast United||0|