The Hyundai A-League Finals Series has Grand Final spots up for grabs when Victory meet City at Etihad and 24 hours later when the Sky Blues host Adelaide United at Allianz.
Here are some key stats ahead of the two sudden-death Semi Finals.
*City has kept a clean sheet in three of their last six Hyundai A-League games against Victory. However, they’ve conceded at least three goals in each of the other three matches.
*Besart Berisha has scored four goals in three games against City this Hyundai A-League season.
*Victory has lost at this stage in the play-offs in each of the last two Hyundai A-League seasons, to Central Coast Mariners in 2013 and Brisbane Roar last season.
*Melbourne Victory enter this game on the back of three straight Hyundai A-League wins. They’ve not won four in a row since December 2010.
*City has failed to score a first-half goal in their last four Hyundai A-League fixtures. Indeed they’ve scored only four goals in the opening 45 minutes in their last 14.
*Adelaide has won four and lost none of their last six meetings with Sydney, keeping a clean sheet in each of the last three.
*All three meetings between these sides this Hyundai A-League season have been 0-0 at half-time, with Adelaide going on to win two of these (D1).
*Bernie Ibini has scored in each of his last three Hyundai A-League appearances for Sydney.
*Sydney has won just one of their last nine play-off games in the Hyundai A-League (D3 L5).
*There have been four red cards across Adelaide’s last four Hyundai A-League fixtures (two for, two against).