Victory v Mariners: Hyundai A-League stats preview

Did you know Kevin Muscat has never lost a match against Central Coast Mariners as boss of Melbourne Victory in the Hyundai A-League?

Can the Victory mentor keep that incredible record going when the two sides meet in Geelong on Saturday afternoon.

Here are some of other key Opta facts heading into this intriguing clash at GHMBA Stadium.

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  • Muscat’s incredible run against the Mariners includes 10 wins and three draws so far.
  • This will be the fourth Hyundai A-League game played at GHMBA Stadium, with Melbourne Victory picking up a win, draw, and loss across the three previous fixtures.
  • There have been 15 goals scored in the previous three Hyundai A-League fixtures at GHMBA Stadium, include six goals in each of the last two.
  • The Mariners have been kept goalless in three of their last four Hyundai A-League games away from home, blasting four goals past Wellington in the remaining game in that period.
  • Victory have both contested (273) and won (172) more tackles than any other team this Hyundai A-League campaign.
  • Paul Okon’s side have a passing accuracy of 81% when playing away from home this Hyundai A-League campaign, the best of any team.
  • Victory winger Leroy George has provided seven assists this Hyundai A-League campaign, two more than any other player.
  • Mariners gloveman Ben Kennedy has a save percentage of 79% this campaign, the best of any goalkeeper to have played more than one game this Hyundai A-League season.