Your Hyundai A-League stats preview: Roar v Victory

Round 11 concludes with an intriguing Hyundai A-League battle between Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory on Sunday.

The prize for the winner will be a spot in the top six come the end of the weekend, ensuring a tense and tight clash at Suncorp Stadium.

Here’s everything you need to know, courtesy of Opta Data.

  • Each of the nine Hyundai A-League meetings between these teams since John Aloisi took the reins at Brisbane Roar has seen the result alternate, with each side picking up three wins and playing out three draws, including a 1-1 draw in their last encounter.
  • Roar are undefeated in their last four Hyundai A-League games at Suncorp Stadium against the Victory (W3, D1), last losing such a fixture in April 2015.
  • Victory are undefeated in regular time in their last five Hyundai A-League games played on a Sunday (W3, D2), including wins in their last two such fixtures in Perth and Wellington.
  • 29% of goals conceded by Roar this Hyundai A-League  season have come in the final 15 minutes of matches; a joint-league-high whilst no team has scored more second half goals than Victory this term (11).
  • Although no team has scored more second half goals than Victory this Hyundai A-League season (11); they have only mustered two in the first half of games, a league-low number.
  • Roar defender Corey Brown has averaged 4.7 interceptions per game on home soil this Hyundai A-League season, the most of any player in the competition.
  • Victory striker Besart Berisha is one of just four players to have scored a goal with his head, left foot, and right foot this Hyundai A-League  season (Bobô, O’Donovan, Papadopoulos).
  • John Aloisi’s side have now kept two clean sheets in a row in the Hyundai A-League, the last time they kept more in succession was a three-game streak from October to November 2015.

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