Hyundai A-League Performers of the Week: Round 9

Who starred for their respective teams in Round 9? 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

Dean Bouzanis (City)

Made seven saves, more than any player in Round 9 and the joint-most of any player in a game this season.

Dean Bouzanis
Dean Bouzanis clears the ball for City

DEFENDERS

Ryan Strain (Reds)

Completed 40 passes, four dribbles, and created a scoring chance for the Reds.

Alan Baró (Mariners)

Made 77 passes, the second most of any player in the match, three clearances, and blocked two shots.

Jonathan Aspropotamitis (Wanderers)

Completed 49 passes with an incredible accuracy of 98%, the best of any player who made 5+ passes.

Ryan Kitto (Reds)

Made a round-high 11 crosses, 44 passes, and created three scoring chances.

Ryan Strain
Ryan Strain for the Reds

MIDFIELDERS

Éric Bautheac (Roar)

Created three scoring chances, including an assist, won a round-high 17 duels.

James Troisi (Victory)

Won a round-high eight fouls, created three scoring chances, and scored a goal from his four shots at goal.

Isaias (Reds)

Made 79 passes, the fourth most of any player, with an accuracy of 92%.

Wout Brama (Mariners)

Made 68 passes, including 11 into the final third, as well as creating a scoring chance and contesting 12 duels.

Wout Brama
Wout Brama wins the ball for the Mariners in their 1-0 win

STRIKERS

Andrija Kaluderovic (Phoenix)

Scored a brace from three shots at goal, won three fouls, and contested 20 duels.

Massimo Maccarone (Roar)

Scored a goal from his lone shot on target, and made a game-high five touches in the opposition box.

Andrija Kaluderovic
Andrija Kaluderovic scored twice in the 3-2 loss to Victory