OPTA Stat Preview: Phoenix vs Wanderers

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OPTA Stats have crunched the numbers and here are some of the top stats for Saturday’s clash against Wellington Phoenix. 

  • Western Sydney Wanderers are undefeated in their last seven games against Wellington Phoenix (W5, D2), outscoring them by a combined eight goals to one across their last two meetings. 
  • Wellington Phoenix have failed to score a first-half goal in each of their last four games on home turf against Western Sydney Wanderers, conceding five first-half goals in that time. 
  • Wellington are undefeated in their last three games (W2, D1), the last time they went longer without a defeat was a four-game stretch in 2016/17 (W1, D3).
  • Western Sydney Wanderers have earned just one competition point across their last five games away from home (D1, L4), conceding at least three goals on three occasions in that time. 

Risdon

 

  • Wellington Phoenix have made 52 touches in the opposition box this season, the second most of any team in the competition behind Brisbane Roar (62).
  • Western Sydney Wanderers (18) and Wellington Phoenix (17) have won more corners this season than any other teams in the competition. 
  • Wellington’s Roy Krishna has made four shots on target so far this campaign, the equal most of any player. 
  • Only Melbourne Victory’s Keisuke Honda (10) has created more scoring chances than Western Sydney’s Alexander Baumjohann (9) this campaign.