Victory in seventh heaven as Adelaide's away curse lives on

Besart Berisha's love of facing Adelaide United reached unprecedented heights as he extended the visitors' horror record away from home in Finals Series matches.

Melbourne Victory's marquee man rifled in a terrific 89th-minute bicycle kick to sensationally decide Sunday night's Elimination Final, continuing his club's perfect post-season record against the Reds.

Read on for the full stats and facts as the home side booked a Semi Final date with Sydney FC.

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  • Victory are unbeaten in all seven Finals Series matches against Adelaide.

  • They have also won five of the last seven meetings between the teams (D1, L1).

  • Adelaide have lost all eight of their Finals Series matches outside South Australia, scoring just four goals in total across those clashes.

  • Victory have won six successive Hyundai A-League matches at AAMI Park, their longest ever streak at the venue.

  • The Reds, meanwhile, have lost eight of their last 11 games in which they've failed to score a first-half goal (D3), and have been held scoreless in six of those.

  • There were 46 fouls conceded in the match, the second most of any game this Hyundai A-League season (Melbourne City and Melbourne Victory shared 54 in March).

  • Berisha netted his 17th goal against Adelaide, setting the record for the most goals of any player against a single opponent in Hyundai A-League history.

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