We take a look at all the important stats In the lead up to round three of the Hyundai A-League 2013/14 season.
In the lead up to round three of the Hyundai A-League 2013/14 season we take a look at some facts and figures that might surprise you.
Central Coast Mariners v Adelaide United
Central Coast Mariners are on an eight game winning streak in the A-League against Adelaide United.
Adelaide United have not won any of their last 11 A-League games (L8 D3) against the Mariners and last defeated them in the competition in September 2009.
Jeronimo Neumann has scored three goals in two A-League appearances for Adelaide this season; all in the 25th minute or earlier.
Central Coast Mariners are the best passing side in the A-League so far this season, completing 85% of their passes.
Melbourne Victory v Brisbane Roar
Melbourne Victory have failed to win any of their last eight A-League games against Brisbane Roar (D4 L4).
Despite their recent poor form against Roar, against no other side have Victory won more A-League games than versus Brisbane (10).
Brisbane have also managed the highest average possession figure in the A-League so far in 2013-14 (59%).
Roar have also attempted more shots at goal than any other A-League side this season (26), with Ivan Franjic (8) attempting more than any other player.
Perth Glory v Melbourne Heart
Perth Glory have kept a clean sheet in just one of their last 12 games at home in the A-League.
Melbourne Heart have won just two points from their last seven matches in the A-League (D2 L5).
Melbourne Heart have scored only six goals in their last 14 A-League away games.
Perth Glory have been the most fouled side in the A-League this season so far (39 fouls suffered).
Sydney FC v Western Sydney Wanderers
Sydney have won seven of their last eight A-League home games, drawing the other.
No side have allowed more shots on target in the A-League this season than Sydney FC (13).
Western Sydney Wanderers have failed to win in the A-League this season (D2), but it took the 2012-13 playoff finalists four games to win last season.
Western Sydney Wanderers have won eight and drawn two of their last 10 away games in the A-League (excl. neutral venues).
Wellington Phoenix v Newcastle Jets
Newcastle Jets have won just one of their last eight A-League games against Wellington, but this came in their last meeting (2-1 in Feb 2013).
Gary Van Egmondís side have attempted just four shots on target in their two games so far; another league-low.
Wellington Phoenix have lost two successive A-League home games. They have never lost three in a row at home in the competition.
Wellington have both scored and conceded a goal in seven of their last eight A-League matches.
Filomena Giglio supports Adelaide United by "NEVER STOP SINGING AND SHOUTING EVEN WHEN I AM THE ONLY ONE - TO NEVER GIVE UP ON MY CLUB!"
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