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Sydney v Carlton

Sydney and Carlton face off tonight at the SCG. Sydney aims to extend their winning streak, while Carlton looks to overcome injuries and secure a crucial win in this exciting clash.

Tonight, the Sydney Swans (8-1) and Carlton Blues (6-3) face off at the SCG in what promises to be a thrilling encounter. As the ladder leaders, Sydney will be looking to extend their winning streak to six games and put further distance between themselves and the chasing pack. A win tonight would solidify their status as the benchmark team of the competition, especially with their impressive victories against top-four contenders like the Giants, Pies, and Demons.

Sydney enters this match on the back of a dominant 87-39 victory over Fremantle at Optus Stadium last Friday. Isaac Heeney was instrumental in that win, racking up 28 disposals and eight clearances, while Will Hayward contributed four goals. The Swans have been in scintillating form, with their only loss of the season coming surprisingly against the 17th placed Tigers in Round 3.

The Swans will make just one change for tonight’s game, with Braeden Campbell coming in for Matt Roberts, who has been managed after a couple of quieter weeks. Despite his superb form in the reserves, Luke Parker remains on the outer. The team will be looking to capitalize on their home-ground advantage at the SCG, a venue where Carlton has historically struggled, winning only twice in 18 matches since 1993.

On the other hand, Carlton is coming off a nail-biting 77-76 victory over Melbourne at the MCG. Patrick Cripps was immense in that match, amassing 35 disposals, 19 contested possessions, seven clearances, and a goal. The Blues began the season with four consecutive wins, but have since faced a tougher run, winning only two of their last five matches. However, those victories came against strong opposition in the Giants and Demons.

A major positive for the Blues has been the form of Sam Walsh since his return from a serious back injury. Walsh has been consistently excellent, tallying 31+ disposals in each of his five games since returning in Round 5. However, Carlton will be dealing with a growing injury list, having lost Matthew Cottrell, Adam Cerra, and Jack Martin to soft tissue injuries last weekend. The return of Zac Williams and Caleb Marchbank provides some relief, but the team will need to overcome these challenges to secure a win.

Tonight’s match is crucial for both teams. For Sydney, it’s a chance to reinforce their position at the top of the ladder and continue their impressive run. For Carlton, it’s an opportunity to prove their resilience and contend with the best despite their injury setbacks. The SCG is set for an exciting clash, with both teams eager to showcase their credentials in front of a passionate crowd.

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