Round 12 | The Stats

As we get right into #SummerFootball, we take a look at all the stats behind Round 12 of the Hyundai A-League.

As we get right into #SummerFootball, we take a look at all the stats behind Round 12 of the Hyundai A-League.

Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar, December 26, 7:30pm, Allianz Stadium

Sydney FC have managed just two wins from their last 11 A-League meetings with Brisbane Roar (D1 L8).

Brisbane Roar have registered 12 goals in their last four league matches against Sydney FC; averaging three goals per game.

Alessandro Del Piero (Sydney) has scored in three of his last appearances against Brisbane Roar for Sydney FC in league competition.

Sydney have won four successive A-League games at home, netting at least two goals in each match.

Melbourne Heart v Wellington Phoenix December 27, 7:30pm, AAMI Park

Melbourne Heart are without a win in five A-League matches against Wellington Phoenix (D2 L3).

Wellington Phoenix have never claimed an away victory at Melbourne Heart in league competition (D2 L2).

Wellington Phoenix- Jeremy Brockie has scored three goals in his last two appearances against Melbourne Heart in the A-League.

Melbourne Heart have won just four points in their last 16 A-League games (D4 L12).

Heart have managed to keep only one clean sheet in their last 18 A-League matches.

Melbourne Heart have averaged the lowest possession figure in the Premier League this season (42%).

Melbourne Victory v Western Sydney Wanderers December 28, 7:45pm, AAMI Park

Melbourne Victory have lost three successive games against Western Sydney Wanderers in the A League.

Western Sydney Wanderers won in their only previous away trip to Melbourne Victory (February 2013, 2-1).

Shinji Ono (Western Sydney Wanderers) has scored three goals in his last three league appearances against Melbourne Victory.

Victory have won four of their last five home games at home in the A-League (L1).

Western Sydney Wanderers have kept six clean sheets in their last nine A-League matches.

Adelaide United v Newcastle Jets December 29, 5pm, Coopers Stadium

Adelaide United have one win in eight A-League fixtures against Newcastle Jets (D4 L3).

Newcastle Jets are unbeaten in four league visits to Adelaide United (W1 D3).

Newcastle have won three of their last four A-League away matches (W3 L1) - this after winning just one of their previous 13 on the road.

Adelaide United-s A-League games have seen 33 goals scored this season - more than any other club. Newcastle have committed more fouls (180) than any other A-League side this season.

Central Coast Mariners v Perth Glory December 31, 6pm, Bluetongue Stadium

Central Coast Mariners have never lost at home to Perth Glory in the A-League (W11 D2).

Perth Glory have never managed to score more than one goal in an away match at Central Coast Mariners.

Central Coast Mariners have scored exactly one goal in their last three home games against Perth Glory; winning their last two home fixtures, 1-0.

The Central Coast Mariners have scored only two goals in their last five A-League games.

The Mariners have been awarded - and scored - the most penalties in the A-League this season (3).

Perth are one of only two teams yet to give away a penalty in the A-League in 2013-14 (alongside Western Sydney Wanderers).