Hyundai A-League stats preview: Melbourne City v Wanderers

Josep Gombau is back in the Hyundai A-League and his first game in charge of the Western Sydney Wanderers if a tough trip to Melbourne to play Melbourne City.

While the Wanderers are unbeaten, they haven’t won any of their last four games in the league, while City are coming off their first loss of the campaign against Sydney FC.

It should be a tight battle at AAMI Park on Sunday and we’ve got you covered for all the key stats heading into the match.

  • None of the last 11 Hyundai A-League games between these teams has seen the same result in consecutive games, with the last fixture between these teams ending in a 3-1 win to the Wanderers.
  • Melbourne City have won three of their last four Hyundai A-League meetings with the Wanderers at AAMI Park, including each of the last two.
  • City will be out to avoid back-to-back losses at AAMI Park in the Hyundai A-League for the first time since a 3-0 loss to the Wanderers in November 2015.
  • 10 of the Wanderers’ last 13 goals against Melbourne City in the Hyundai A-League have come in the second half.
  • City have scored three goals from outside the box this Hyundai A-League campaign, more than any other team.
  • The Wanderers boast a passing accuracy of 80.6%, the best of any team in the Hyundai A-League and the only team above 80%.
  • City winger Bruce Kamau has a shot conversion rate of 60%, the best of any player to have attempted at least five shots this Hyundai A-League campaign. 
  • Wanderers playmaker Roly Bonevacia has a passing accuracy of 87.7% in opposition territory this Hyundai A-League campaign, the best of any player to have made at least 20 passes in the opposition’s half.

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