Hyundai A-League Performers of the Week: Round 17

Who starred for their respective teams in Round 17? We’ve crunched the Opta Data to pick out the best performing players across the Hyundai A-League.

Based on a range of metrics provided by the Hyundai A-League’s official data provider, here are the standout players from the weekend's action.


Matt Acton (Victory) - Saved all five shots he faced, including two from outside the box, and made 25 passes with an accuracy of 68%.


Daniel Mullen (Phoenix) - One of only two players to both score and assist a goal, also making two interceptions.

Avraam Papadopoulos (Roar) - Had a duel success rate of 77%, the best of anyone to win at least 10 duels. Also scored a goal and made 4 interceptions (an equal round best). 

Alex Wilkinson (Sydney FC) - Attempted 51 passes with an 84% accuracy, and won 4/4 duels contested.

Michael Zullo (Sydney FC) - Won 8/9 duels contested, and attempted 42 passes with a 74% accuracy.

Avraam Papadopoulos volleys in the opening goal.

Above: Avraam Papadopoulos


Roy Krishna (Phoenix) - Made 30 passes, contested 11 duels, and scored a goal from two total shots (ex. Blocks).

Marcin Budzinski (City) - Managed three shots at goal, all on target, scored two goals and finished with a 93% passing accuracy.

Chris Harold (Glory) - Scored two goals from as many shots on target, and won five tackles (only one player won more).

Kosta Barbarouses (Victory) - Created four scoring chances, scored two goals and managed four shots at goal.

Marcin Budzinski

Above: Marcin Budzinski


Dario Vidosic (City) - Scored a brace, created four scoring chances and finished with a passing accuracy of 86% (28 passes).

Besart Berisha (Victory) - Made a round-high four shots on target, created three scoring chances, and won 10/16 duels contested.

Besart Berisha

Above: Besart Berisha