OPTA DATA has all the stats for Hyundai A-League fans. Here’s what you need to know about your club ahead of this weekend’s round 7.
Melbourne Victory v Brisbane Roar FC
Melbourne Victory have won just one of their last 12 Hyundai A-League games against Brisbane Roar (W1 D4 L7 – incl. play-offs).
Brisbane Roar have won their last three games (incl. play-offs) against Melbourne Victory, keeping a clean sheet in each clash.
Victory’s Hyundai A-League defeat to Brisbane in January (0-3) was their first loss on home soil against them since September 2008.
Brisbane have kept only one clean sheet in their last nine trips to Melbourne Victory, though it came in their last visit there.
Besart Berisha (Melbourne Victory) is the Hyundai A-League’s top scorer this season having scored five goals from just six shots on target.
In contrast, Dimitri Petratos (Brisbane Roar) has attempted more shots without scoring than any other player this season (13).
Jade North has made more successful passes than any other player in the Hyundai A-League this season (328).
Melbourne Victory are still unbeaten this season (W3 D3) – they haven’t gone seven Hyundai A-League games without a defeat since December 2010.
Perth Glory v Wellington Phoenix
Perth Glory are unbeaten in four against Wellington Phoenix, winning two (D2).
Wellington have kept only one clean sheet in their last 10 games (incl. play-offs) away to Perth Glory.
Perth have started the season with five wins from their first six Hyundai A-League games of the season – it took them 14 games to achieve five wins in 2013-14.
Nebojsa Marinkovic (Perth Glory) has created a Hyundai A-League-high 18 chances for his side this season.
Michael McGlinchey has scored three league goals against Perth Glory; against no other Hyundai A-League side has he bagged more (level with Melbourne Victory).
However, McGlinchey has created more chances for his teammates without providing an assist this term than any other player (15).
The Nix have won only one of their last seven on the road in the Hyundai A-League, losing five (D1).
In fact, they’ve shipped 21 goals in this run, an average of three per game.
Western Sydney Wanders FC v Newcastle Jets
Western Sydney Wanderers have won two and lost none of their last five games (incl. play-offs) on home soil, conceding just once in this run.
Newcastle Jets have won two of their previous three trips to Parramatta Stadium, losing the other.
The Jets have conceded a Hyundai A-League-high three errors leading to goals so far in 2014/15, with Mark Birighitti at fault for two of them.
Newcastle Jets have yet to keep a clean sheet this season, a joint-league-low alongside Melbourne City.
Mark Bridge has scored four goals in six league appearances against Newcastle Jets.
WSW have the worst passing accuracy in the Hyundai A-League this season (75.4%).
Newcastle Jets are winless this season (D2 L4); they last failed to win any of their opening seven games to a Hyundai A-League campaign in 2006/07.
WSW are also without a win this season, picking up just one point in the process; their worst ever return from their opening five games of an Hyundai A-League season.
Melbourne City FC v Sydney FC
Melbourne City have won two, drawn four and lost one of their seven home league encounters with Sydney FC.
After failing to win any of their first seven Hyundai A-League matches versus Melbourne City, Sydney FC have won three of the last six (D1 L2).
No player has registered more assists so far this season than Damien Duff (3).
Sydney FC have kept four clean sheets in a row for the first time since January 2010 – a run of five.
City have won only one of their last 12 in league competition, losing six and drawing five.
Indeed, Melbourne City are without a win at home since March, when they beat local rivals Melbourne Victory, 4-0 (D3 L3).
Aaron Mooy has made more tackles than anyone else in the Hyundai A-League this season (26).
Central Coast Mariners v Adelaide United
Central Coast Mariners have won 10 of their last 12 Hyundai A-League clashes (incl. play-offs) against Adelaide United, losing the other two.
Adelaide United have won their last two Hyundai A-League matches (excl. play-offs) against the Mariners; they’ve never won three in a row.
Fabio Ferreira has scored in his last two league appearances (excl. play-offs) versus Central Coast Mariners.
Liam Reddy has made more saves than any other goalkeeper so far this season (24).
Adelaide have averaged the most shots per game (11.2) in the Hyundai A-League this campaign.
The Mariners have posted a shot conversion rate of just 9.3% so far this term, the worst in the competition.
14 points from six games is Adelaide’s joint-best start to a Hyundai A-League campaign alongside 2010/11 and 2005/06. In both of those campaigns the Reds failed to win their seventh fixture.
CCM have the best passing accuracy in the Hyundai A-League this season (83.3%).