Finals Series feature star: Matthieu Delpierre

Matthieu Delpierre exudes class. The Frenchman has been a colossus in the centre of defence for Melbourne Victory in the second half of the season and will again be a pivotal figure in Friday night's semi-final showdown with Melbourne City FC.

We pulled out all the key Opta stats for the former Stuttgart man ahead of the do-or-die encounter with Victory's cross-town rivals. 

Games – 13

Tackles – 19

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Bruce Djite of Adelaide wins the ball against Matthieu Delpierre of Victory.

Clearances - 66

Interceptions – 45

Duels won – 61

Aerial Duels won - 31

Fouls conceded – 16

Yellow cards – 2

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Total passes – 523

Passing accuracy – 87%

Melbourne Victory's Matthieu Delpierre celebrates scoring the first goal of Season 10.

Goals – 1

Shots – 2