Hyundai A-League Performers of the Week: Round 8

Who starred for their respective teams in Round 8? 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

Paul Izzo (Reds)

 The only keeper to finish the round with a 100% save percentage as Adelaide downed Wanderers 2-0. 

Paul Izzo

 

DEFENDERS

Jack Hingert (Roar)

Made 71 passes, the fourth most of any player, and created four scoring chances.

Jack Hingert

 

Shane Lowry (Glory)

Contested 10 duels, made eight clearances, and four interceptions. 

Lowry and Cahill

 

Alex Grant (Glory)

Made a round-high 13 clearances, as well as three interceptions and 20 passes.

Alex Grant

 

Daniel Georgievski (Jets)

Contested 10 duels, won two fouls, created three scoring chances, and scored a goal.

Georgievski

 

MIDFIELDERS

Ryan Kitto (Reds)

Fired a round-high three shots on target, scoring with two of them, and won 16 of his 21 duels contested.

Kitto and Mileusnic

 

Daniel De Silva (Mariners)

Created three scoring chances, had two shots at goal, scored a goal, and won two fouls.

Daniel De Silva

 

Andrew Hoole (Mariners)

Had five shots at goal, scored a goal and created another for a teammate. 

Andrew Hoole

 

Dimi Petratos (Jets)

Created five scoring chances, more than any other player, made 43 passes, seven shots at goal, and one assist.

Dimitri Petratos

 

STRIKERS

Mitch Nichols (Glory)

Had three shots at goal, from which he scored one goal, made 28 passes, and contested 10 duels.

Nichols and Mallia

 

Andrew Nabbout (Jets)

The only player to both score (2) and assist (1) goals in Round 8, also having a round-high five shots at goal.

Andrew Nabbout