W-League: Victory Women Triumph in Derby

It was a thrilling finish to the Melbourne Derby as Melbourne Victory defeated cross-town rivals Melbourne City 2-1 at Epping Stadium.

It was a scoreless first half in which both sides had chances to make a mark on the scoreboard.

The game exploded into life in the final half hour, which saw Melbourne City Midfielder Aivi Luik put City up 1-0.

Victory responded within 10 minutes through a Melina Ayres goal, her second in as many weeks.

Melbourne Victory midfielder Christina Gibbons put Victory up 2-1 in the 86th minute, which would prove to be the winner.

Our next match is against Western Sydney Wanderers Women on Friday the 19th of January at ANZ Stadium in Sydney! Kick-off at 5:20 pm.