A-League Round Five Stats Preview

Ahead of Round Five of the 2015-16 A-League season we take a look at some of the key stats from all four fixtures across the weekend.

Adelaide United v Melbourne City
Thursday, 5 November
Coopers Stadium

Adelaide United’s Pablo Sánchez has scored a first-half goal in the last two meetings with Melbourne City in the Hyundai A-League. #ADLvMCY

Melbourne City has only kept two clean sheets in their last 19 Hyundai A-League regular season matches on the road, conceding 40 goals in this time (2.1 goals per game). #ADLvMCY

After four rounds of the 2015-16 Hyundai A-League season, Adelaide is the only team to yet find a victory (D2 L2). #ADLvMCY

The last time these two sides met in the Hyundai A-League, it was a fiery encounter with two red cards handed out and two penalties awarded. #ADLvMCY

Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar
Friday, 6 November 
Allianz Stadium

If Sydney FC beats Brisbane – it will be their best ever start to a Hyundai A-League campaign after five games (currently W3 D1). #SYDvBRI

Roar’s Dimitri Petratos has scored four goals in his last five Hyundai A-League appearances against Sydney, his former club. #SYDvBRI

The last fixture between these two sides saw the joint highest amount of goals in Hyundai A-League history (9), with Marc Janko scoring a hat-trick. #SYDvBRI

No player has been fouled more times in the Hyundai A-League this season than Thomas Broich (17). #SYDvBRI

Newcastle Jets v Western Sydney Wanderers
Saturday, 7 November
Hunter Stadium

The Jets are looking to win three consecutive games in the Hyundai A-League for the first time since November 2013. #NEWvWSW

Western Sydney has only managed one win in their last 16 away Hyundai A-League games inc. play-offs (D2 L13). #NEWvWSW

Newcastle defender Lee Ki-Je has scored in back-to-back encounters with the Wanderers - his only two goals in the Hyundai A-League. #NEWvWSW

The Wanderers have faced on 28 shots in their four games this Hyundai A-League season. Only Sydney FC (27) has faced fewer shots. #NEWvWSW

Central Coast Mariners v Wellington Phoenix
Sunday, 8 November
Central Coast Stadium

The Mariners have scored goals in their last 12 Hyundai A-League matches, but managed just one goal on 10 of these occasions. #CCMvWEL

No player has created more chances (inc. assists) for his teammates than Phoenix’s Michael McGlinchey (14) so far this Hyundai A-League season. #CCMvWEL

In the 10 Hyundai A-League meetings between these two sides in Gosford, there has never been a draw – CCM winning on six occasions (L4). #CCMvWEL

Wellington’s Ben Sigmund has made the more clearances than any other Hyundai A-League player this campaign (23). #CCMvWEL

Main Pic Credit: Jason Pratt Photography

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No player has been fouled more times in the Hyundai A-League "since its inception" than Thomas Broich......