Sydney FC v Perth Glory: Hyundai A-League stats preview

Can anyone halt the Sydney FC juggernaut? Perth Glory are the next side to try their luck at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night.

Opta Data has your all-important stats and facts as Graham Arnold’s men host Kenny Lowe’s troops in what should be a ripper!

  • Sydney FC have won their last six Hyundai A-League games against Perth Glory; only against Newcastle Jets (2015-current) have they ever registered a longer streak against a single club.
  • Indeed, it is the longest winning streak that any club has ever enjoyed against Perth Glory in Hyundai A-League history.
  • Glory have now won two of their last three games away from home in the Hyundai A-League and will be looking for back-to-back road wins for the first time since March 2016.
  • The Sky Blues are undefeated in their last 22 games at home (W18, D4), a win or draw in this fixture would equal the Hyundai A-League record for most home games without a loss set by Brisbane Roar from 2010 to 2011 (W16, D7).
  • Graham Arnold’s men have scored 15 first-half goals this campaign, two more than any other team in the Hyundai A-League and three times as many as Perth.
  • 40% of goals scored against the Sky Blues this Hyundai A-League season have come via headers, while only Wellington (9) have scored more headed goals than Perth Glory (4) this campaign.
  • Glory star Diego Castro has now scored in back-to-back games for; however, Sydney FC are the only active Hyundai A-League team against whom he has never scored.
  • Sydney’s marquee striker Bobô has been directly involved in 14 goals this Hyundai A-League campaign (10 goals, 4 assists), three more than any other player.

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