Hyundai A-League stats preview: Roar v City

Expect a desperate Brisbane Roar side on Friday night as they look to avoid their worst winless run in club history against a classy Melbourne City side.

Here's all the key facts ahead of what promises to be a thrilling encounter. 

  • Melbourne City have won five of their last ten games against Brisbane Roar, including a 2-0 win when they met in the opening round of the season.
  • The Roar have lost only one of their last eight games against City at Suncorp Stadium (W5, D2), winning each of their last two such fixtures.
  • Brisbane have now gone seven games without a win (D3, L4), never before in club history have they gone longer without notching an A-League victory.
  • Melbourne City have won their last two games away from home, the last time they won more on the bounce away from home was a three-game streak in December 2011.
  • Brisbane Roar have hit the woodwork three times this season; no club doing so more often.
  • Melbourne City are one of two teams (Sydney FC) yet to concede a goal in the final 30mins of a game this season.
  • Jamie Young (Brisbane Roar) has the highest save percentage of any keeper to make more than five saves so far this season (87.5%).
  • Ross McCormack has had 12 shots on target so far this season; more than any other player in the competition.

Opta Widget: Roar v City