Finals Series stats: Reds v Roar, Phoenix v City

The Hyundai A-League Finals Series is up and running this Friday night in Adelaide and Sunday in Wellington. Here are the key stats you need to know ahead of the two Elimination Finals.

Adelaide United v Brisbane Roar FC

*Adelaide United are winless in their eight home Hyundai A-League games against Brisbane Roar (D1 L7), losing the last six in a row.

*The Reds have kept just one clean sheet in their last 16 meetings Hyundai A-League with Brisbane.

*Brisbane has made the Hyundai A-League Finals for the fifth consecutive season (W10 D3 L3). One of those defeats came against Adelaide in 2009.

*Having had no player sent off in their opening 25 Hyundai A-League matches this season, Adelaide have had a player red carded in each of their last two games.

*Roar has failed to keep a clean sheet in their last nine Hyundai A-League fixtures.

Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne City FC

*Wellington beat Melbourne City 5-1 in their first meeting this season, with the other two finishing 0-0.

*City has won only one of their last 11 Hyundai A-League games against Wellington (D5 L5).

*The Melbourne side has had a player sent off in their last two fixtures, losing them both.

*Wellington has failed to score in the first half in each of their last five Hyundai A-League games.

*This Phoenix’s first Hyundai A-League finals appearance since 2012. In total, they’ve won two, drawn two and lost two in the play-offs, while City’s only previous outing in the finals was in 2012, when they lost 3-0 to Perth Glory.