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Wellington Phoenix v Adelaide United: key match stats and facts
Wellington Phoenix drew 1-1 with Adelaide United to open their season on Sunday. Check out the match stats and facts below.
- Adelaide United are unbeaten in six HAL meetings with Wellington Phoenix, though the last three have ended even.
- The Nix have won just one of 11 opening round fixtures in their history (D4 L5), though they did halt a run of four opening weekend defeats with this point.
- The Reds have failed to win, and failed to score more than once, in 13 of their last 14 away league games.
- Only Newcastle Jets (65.3%) registered a lower passing accuracy than Adelaide (69.1%) and Wellington (69.8%) so far on this opening weekend. The lowest average of 2016/17 was 75.7% (Perth Glory).
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