Your club's surprise stats for Round 26

Opta Data number crunch each week, so impress your mates with stats on all five matches ahead of Round 26 of the Hyundai A-League.

Wellington Phoenix v Central Coast Mariners
*Mariners skipper John Hutchinson is one of only five players this Hyundai A-League campaign to complete over 1000 passes (1034). 

*Phoenix has failed to score in three successive Hyundai A-League matches; the first time they have done so since September 2008.   *Central Coast have bagged exactly one goal in seven of their last eight Hyundai A-League games against Wellington Phoenix.

*No team has recorded more wins than the Phoenix this Hyundai A-League campaign (13).

*The Mariners have scored 18 goals from inside the penalty area this season; a Hyundai A-League-low number.  
Nathan Burns and Michael McGlinchey return for Wellington Phoenix this weekend.
  Newcastle Jets v Sydney FC

*Newcastle Jets have claimed victory only once in their last 11 home games against Sydney FC (D3 L7).

*Sydney FC has recorded five clean sheets in a row against the Jets.

*Newcastle Jets have lost three consecutive Hyundai A-League home games heading into this fixture and have failed to score there in the last four.

*Sydney have registered four goalless draws this term; a Hyundai A-League-low.

*Newcastle Jets have managed just 196 shots this term which is the fewest in the Hyundai A-League. Sydney have mustered 280 shots which is a league-high.
Western Sydney Wanderers FC v Adelaide United

*Reds attacker Pablo Sánchez has the best shooting accuracy in the Hyundai A-League this season, hitting the target with 77.3 percent of his shots (minimum six shots).
  *Western Sydney Wanderers have failed to beat Adelaide United in their last four attempts (D1 L3), but have gone 11 Hyundai A-League games without recording a clean sheet.

*If Adelaide United win this game, it’ll be the second time this campaign they have managed three successive away wins.

*Western Sydney Wanderers FC have been fouled 304 times; a Hyundai A-League-low.

*Adelaide’s Tarek Elrich has registered more interceptions than any other defender this Hyundai A-League season (75).  
Wanderers striker Mark Bridge fights for the ball with Reds defender Tarek Elrich.
  Brisbane Roar FC v Melbourne Victory

*Brisbane Roar has only won one of their last eight Hyundai A-League games played on a Saturday (D4 L3).
  *Brisbane has lost successive Hyundai A-League matches against Melbourne Victory for the first time since September 2010 (three games).

*Melbourne Victory has not claimed a clean sheet away at Brisbane Roar in eight Hyundai A-League visits.

*No side has drawn fewer games this campaign than Brisbane Roar (4).

*Melbourne Victory are one of just two teams (Adelaide United) yet to be awarded a red card this Hyundai A-League season.

Perth Glory v Melbourne City FC

*No midfielder has hit the woodwork more often than Glory’s Nebojsa Marinkovic (4). City’s Aaron Mooy has also done it four times.   *City has lost their previous four Hyundai A-League visits to Perth to nil (including playoffs).

*Only Wellington’s Nathan Burns (7) has scored more home goals this Hyundai A-League season than Perth Glory’s Andy Keogh (6).

*Perth has shipped at least two goals in each of their last seven Hyundai A-League home games.

*City have kept clean sheets in four of their last five Hyundai A-League matches, while both of the previous meetings this season between these two sides have ended as a draw.  
Melbourne City host Perth Glory in round 18 of the Hyundai A-League