Brett Holman is confident Brisbane Roar can overcome the challenge of playing three games in six days.
Roar defeated Filipino club Global FC 6-0 at Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday, having defeated Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1 at home on Saturday.
On Friday night, Brisbane hosts leaders Sydney FC, before their schedule becomes even more challenging, with two games next week making it five games in 13 days.
Roar has a midweek trip to Shanghai Shenhua for their AFC Champions League opener, followed by an A-League clash with Melbourne City at AAMI Park on Saturday.
Brisbane coach John Aloisi made seven changes to his starting XI from the side which faced Wanderers to that which took on Global FC.
Holman was confident that would hold the side in good stead ahead of Friday’s blockbuster.
“I think it’s one of those where you look at the squad which played a couple of days ago,” Holman said.
“Obviously there will be a few changes coming into the Sydney match which is priority.
“Everybody can freshen up and be ready for Friday night.
“It’s going to be a cracking game. They’ll be up for it with the massive goal of keeping their unbeaten record going.
“We’re playing at Suncorp which is our home and we want to knock them off.”
Holman returned against Wanderers with 10 minutes off the bench and the winner after more than a month out with a knee injury.
He started and played just over an hour against Global and was happy to hit the ground running.
“I’m good, considering I’m backing up after two or three days,” Holman said.
“I only played 10 minutes but the body feels good, the knee feels great.
“What sort of role or part I’ll play tomorrow night comes down to the boss. We’ll wait and see.”