Hyundai A-League Performers of the Week: Round 7

Who starred for their respective teams in Round 7? We’ve crunched the Opta data to pick out the best performing players across the league. 

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

GOALKEEPER

Jamie Young (Roar)

Made five saves against City and finished with the best save percentage (83%) of any keeper to save more than one shot.

Jamie Young

 

DEFENDERS

Ersan Gulum (Reds)

Had a duel success rate of 82% from his 11 duels contested against CCM, the second-highest success rate of any player (10+ duels).

Gulum

 

Thomas Deng (Victory)

Blocked two shots, contested eight duels, and completed 90% of his passes in his side's win over Glory. 

Deng

 

Avraam Papadopoulos (Roar)

The only player across the round to score 2+ goals in a game. Also made five clearances and four interceptions as Roar downed City. 

Avraam Papadopoulos

 

Jason Geria (Victory)

Made a round-high 7 tackles to help Victory to a 2-0 away win over Perth Glory.

Jason Geria

 

MIDFIELDERS

Leroy George (Victory)

Created three scoring chances, made 10 crosses, and scored a goal from his only shot at goal against Glory. 

Victory attacker Leroy George

 

Mark Milligan (Victory)

Created three scoring chances, had two shots at goal and made 54 passes in a dominant performance in the West. 

Mark Milligan

 

Carl Valeri (Victory)

Made 56 passes with an accuracy of 91% against Perth, the most passes of any player with a success rate above 90%. 

Carl Valeri

 

Milos Ninkovic (Sydney FC)

Made 51 passes, scored a goal, and contested six duels in Sydney's 2-1 win over the Jets.

Milos Ninkovic

 

STRIKERS

Besart Berisha (Victory)

Had eight touches in the opposition box and scored from one of his two shots at goal.

Melbourne Victory

 

Bobo (Sydney FC)

Contested 27 duels, six more than any other player and had seven shots at goal - two more than any other player. Scored the decisive goal against the Jets. 

Bobo