Round 26 | A-League stats you need to know

It's the penultimate round of the season which means it's almost time for the business end. Here are the key stats heading into this weekend's massive five games.

It's the penultimate round of the season which means it's almost time for the business end. Here are the key stats heading into this weekend's massive five games.

Adelaide United v Melbourne Heart Friday 4 April, 7.00pm (7.30pm AEDT), Coopers Stadium

Adelaide United have managed one win in their last five at home against Melbourne Heart (D3 L1). Melbourne Heart have won only once in eight previous league matches against Adelaide United (D4 L3).

Only Newcastle Jets- Adam Taggart (85) has attempted more shots than Melbourne Heart player, David Williams this campaign (69).

Adelaide United are unbeaten in eight league games at home, the longest run by any side this season (W6 D2).

No side has won fewer games on the road this term than Melbourne Heart (1).

Adelaide United have scored 27 home goals this season, a league-high.

Melbourne Heart have gone four league games without a win (D1 L3).

Adelaide United have conceded just once over their last three in the A-League.

Adelaide United are the only side yet to win having gone behind this season (D1 L5).

Newcastle Jets v Melbourne Victory Saturday 5 April, 5.30pm AEDT, Hunter Stadium

Newcastle Jets have gone 10 league matches without a clean sheet against Melbourne Victory.

Melbourne Victory have claimed only one win in their last 10 league visits to Newcastle Jets (D3 L6).

Adam Taggart (Newcastle Jets) has struck 17 shots on target this season, a league-high.

Newcastle Jets have won their last two home games, keeping clean sheets in both.

Melbourne Victory have gone eight league games on the road without a clean sheet, the longest drought by any side this season.

Newcastle Jets have gone eight league games without a draw (W4 L4).

Melbourne Victory have conceded exactly one goal in each of their last four A-League matches.

Emile Heskey (Newcastle Jets) has won more aerial duels than any other player this season (52).

Newcastle Jets have not scored in the opening 15 minutes this season, whilst Melbourne Victory have conceded the most in that timeframe (7).

Melbourne Victory are the only side yet to lose when they have scored first this season (W7 D1).

Western Sydney Wanderers v Brisbane Roar Saturday 5 April, 7.45pm, Pirtek Stadium

Western Sydney Wanderers have never lost at home to Brisbane Roar (W2 D1).

Brisbane Roar have never kept a clean sheet against Western Sydney Wanderers.

Thomas Broich (Brisbane Roar) has created more chances than any other player this season (33).

Western Sydney Wanderers have won just one of their last five league matches (D1 L3).

Brisbane Roar have gone five league games unbeaten, their longest streak this season (W4 D1).

Western Sydney Wanderers duo Adam D-Apuzzo and Aaron Mooy have made 41 tackles this season, a joint-league-high.

Western Sydney Wanderers have only lost two of their last 18 league games at home, including Play Offs (W11 D5).

Brisbane Roar are without an away win in four league matches (D3 L1).

Perth Glory v Central Coast Mariners Saturday 5 April, 6.30pm (8.30pm AEDT), nib Stadium

Perth Glory have registered one win in six against Central Coast Mariners (D1 L4, including play offs).

Central Coast Mariners have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last nine visits to Perth Glory.

Bernie Ibini-Isei has scored in each of his last three A-League appearances for Central Coast Mariners.

Perth Glory have scored the highest proportion of their league goals in the final 15 minutes (33%).

Central Coast Mariners have won three successive matches heading into this fixture.

Perth Glory-s Danny Vukovic has the second-best save percentage rate of any keeper to have featured in at least 15 league games this term (75.68%).

Perth Glory have mustered just one win in their last five A-League matches at home (D2 L2).

Central Coast Mariners have gone nine league games without a clean sheet.

Sydney FC v Wellington Phoenix Sunday 6 April, 5.00pm, Allianz Stadium

Sydney have gone nine league games (including play offs) without a clean sheet against Wellington Phoenix.

Wellington Phoenix have lost eight of their previous nine league visits to Sydney (W1).

Stijn Huysegems (Wellington Phoenix) has scored more league goals away from home than any other player this term (7).

Sydney have gone seven league games without a clean sheet on their home turf.

Wellington Phoenix have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 10 league matches.

Wellington Phoenix are without a win in their last five league matches (D2 L3).

Wellington Phoenix have failed to win any of their last three on the road, conceding 12 goals over those games (D1 L2).

Sydney-s last six goals have all been scored by different players.