structure of our defensive roles in the midfield right, and that’s partly my fault,” Merrick said.
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Jeremy Scott Wings 2.0 Black leave other clubs and then they're the most-hated players. Michael served the Mariners really well.
"It's going to add spice to the game and we're all looking forward to going out there."
Durante's thoughts were different from those of Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick. "His focus will be just on playing football," Merrick said of McGlinchey. "I would hope the fans don't boo him but that's their prerogative. He's just a good lad who always performs well for his team. There's certainly no animosity on his part."
Crowd antics aside, Wellington need to make a sharp improvement from their season-opening 2-1 loss to Perth last Sunday.
Jeremy Scott Wings 2.0 White Central Coast, often the quiet achievers of the A-League, opened their campaign with a 1-0 win over the Newcastle Jets last weekend and are traditionally a tough side to break down.
Jeremy Scott Wings 2.0 Sliver Wellington's greatest concern will be around gaining control in the midfield where they were overwhelmed at times by Perth. "I don't think we got the structure of our defensive roles in the midfield right, and that's partly my fault," Merrick said.
The Phoenix conceded a league-worst 51 goals last summer but Merrick didn't want to make comparisons to last season.
Jeremy Scott Wings 2.0 Gold "It's always a concern when you give away goals cheaply but this is a different team from last year and it's a team that's going to continue to improve."
Changes are unlikely within the starting XI, although Kenny Cunningham has returned from suspension and may make an appearance on the bench, which could help the Phoenix late in the game as they search for an attacking point of difference.
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