The Ballarat Reds are looking for a renewed sense of energy coming off a bye with four games remaining in the season.
The Reds are looking for a return to its early season form which saw the side win five of its opening seven games.
From then on it has been an up-and-down campaign for Ballarat, securing only four wins across its next 11 outings.
The Reds will be out for a measure of revenge when it hosts Melton on Saturday afternoon.
Ballarat lost its last meeting with the Phoenix, going down 3-0 on the road, only one of five occasions Ballarat has been kept without a goal.
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