Wellington v Newcastle Jets key stats: Phoenix pay for profligacy

Wellington Phoenix's wayward finishing cost them in Auckland as Newcastle Jets secured a smash-and-grab 1-0 win on Saturday.

The hosts carved out regular scoring opportunities, but the post-game statistics illustrate just how wasteful they were in front of goal.

Catch up with the key data and facts from QBE Stadium.

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  • Wellington were held scoreless despite having more than double the number of Newcastle's total shots (23 to 10).
  • Of their combined 16 shots, Nathan Burns, Sarpreet Singh and Roy Krishna managed only four on target between them.
  • Singh played four key passes, more than any other player.
  • Jason Hoffman scored his fifth goal of the campaign - three more than his previous best return.
  • The Jets are unbeaten in the nine games in which they have led at half-time this season.
  • Daniel Georgevski attempted a game-high 71 passes - one more than Dimitri Petratos.
Jason Hoffman and Nathan Burns