OPTA Stat Preview: Phoenix vs Wanderers


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. 



  • 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.