Melbourne Victory are aiming to immediately stamp their authority on their A-League title defence with an aggressive showing against Adelaide United.
Victory take on the Reds at Adelaide Oval on Friday night in what promises to be a blockbuster opening to their A-League campaign.
Coach Kevin Muscat said that his men are well-prepared and won't take a backward step.
"We go across to Adelaide on their patch ... we will be really aggressive in our demeanour," Muscat said.
"We will be be very, very aggressive in our intent to attack and score goals."