Stat Preview: Wanderers v Jets

Here’s all the stats and facts you need to know ahead of the Wanderers clash against the Jets this Friday night at CommBank Stadium.

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  • Western Sydney Wanderers FC will be hunting for back-to-back wins against the Newcastle Jets in the A-League Men for the first time since April 2017 after holding on for a 3-2 win in their most recent meeting (April 2022). 
  • Western Sydney Wanderers FC are undefeated against the Newcastle Jets at CommBank Stadium in the A-League Men, picking up one win and three draws from their four previous encounters at the venue; neither side has kept a clean sheet in that term. 
  • Western Sydney Wanderers FC have won three A-League Men games in 2022 by a 1-0 margin, their most wins with just one goal in a calendar year since 2013 (x6). 
  • The Newcastle Jets have won their last two A-League Men games on the bounce and will be looking for a third straight win in the competition for the first time since March 2018. 
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – OCTOBER 22: Sulejman Krpic of the Wanderers celebrates a goal during the round three A-League Men’s match between Western Sydney Wanderers and Brisbane Roar at CommBank Stadium, on October 22, 2022, in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Evans/Getty Images)
  • Western Sydney Wanderers FC have a shooting accuracy of 62% in the 2022/23 A-League Men season, their highest ever in a single campaign and 12 percentage points higher than their previous best (50% in 2014/15). 
  • The Newcastle Jets have an average passing sequence length of 10 seconds, the second highest of any team in the competition and one of just two teams with an average of 10 seconds or more (Central Coast Mariners – 11.4s). 
  • Sulejman Krpic (Western Sydney Wanderers FC) has scored one goal in each of his two career appearances at Commbank Stadium in the A-League Men. 
  • Trent Buhagiar (Newcastle Jets) has been directly involved in seven goals in his last nine A-League Men games, scoring five goals and making two assists in that period.