Central Coast Mariners v Melbourne City: stats preview

Did you know Central Coast have conceded just six first-half goals in the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 Season?

And that’s the least of any side in the competition.

For more interesting stats and facts, check out our Opta Data preview below.

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  • Melbourne City are undefeated in their last seven Hyundai A-League games against the Mariners (W6, D1), after failing to pick up a win in their nine meetings prior.
  • City have scored 10 goals in their last three Hyundai A-League away games against the Mariners; they had scored just two in seven such games prior.
  • The Mariners have failed to find the back of the net in their last two Hyundai A-League games at Central Coast Stadium; the last time they went longer without a goal there was a three-game drought from October to December 2009.
  • Warren Joyce’s side have won four games away from home so far in 2017/18, never before in Hyundai A-League history have they managed more in a single campaign.
  • City have had 24 shots on target from outside the box this season, more than any other team in the Hyundai A-League.
  • Mariners attacker Andrew Hoole has been fouled 38 times this Hyundai A-League season, the third-most frequent of any player.
  • City striker Ross McCormack has recorded 11 shots on target from outside the box this Hyundai A-League season, two more than any other player.
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