OPTA Data have crunched numbers and brought us the best stats ahead of Saturday’s match against the Victory.
OPTA Data have crunched the numbers and brought us the best stats ahead of Saturday’s match against the Victory.
- This will be the fifth meeting between Melbourne Victory and the Wanderers at Marvel Stadium, with the visitors still searching for their first win in such a fixture (D2, L2).
- Melbourne Victory are winless in their last six games at Marvel Stadium (D2, L4) – their longest ever drought at the venue.
- Western Sydney Wanderers picked up a 3-0 win over Wellington Phoenix in their last away fixture and will now be looking to win back-to-back games on the road for the first time since winning three on the bounce in November 2015.
- Western Sydney have hit the woodwork seven times so far this campaign, no other team has struck the beams more than three times.
- Kosta Barbarouses (Melbourne Victory) has made 18 shots (inc. blocks) this season, the most of any player yet to find the back of the net.
- No player has contested more duels this season than Western Sydney’s Oriol Riera (86).