Mariners v Victory: Hyundai A-League stats preview
Two attack-minded sides meet to close out Round 4, with the Central Coast Mariners and Melbourne Victory both looking for their first wins of the campaign.
Who will have the edge in Gosford? We try to help you out with all you need to know for the Mariners and Victory.
- Melbourne Victory are undefeated in their last 12 Hyundai A-League games against Central Coast Mariners, dropping full points only twice in that span.
- Only once since the beginning of 2016 have the Mariners conceded a goal on home soil and still won in the Hyundai A-League.
- Victory has now gone four Hyundai A-League games without a win, the last time they went longer was a five-game drought in January-February 2016.
- The Mariners (1,579) have made 180 more passes than any other team in the competition this season and boast a Hyundai A-League-high 80.9% passing accuracy.
- Mariners duo Alan Baró (218) and Wout Brama (207) have attempted more passes than any other players this Hyundai A-League season.
- Victory’s Leroy George increased his season tally of chances created to 10 at the weekend, the joint-most of any player in the Hyundai A-League alongside Diego Castro.