Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were eleven goals scored in four games= An average of 2.75 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Two out of eight teams kept a clean sheet, which equates to 25% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were no draws in four matches.
Matchweek 2 (In a Nutshell): Two out of four games where a team claimed three points, the winning teams had less possession. The football that was played in Matchweek 2 was entertaining as it was played at a high standard. Check out the A-League, Matchweek 2 review!
Saturday- 02/01/2021 (Game One of Two)
Wellington Phoenix (1) v Sydney FC (2)
Sydney FC Claim Win, Just!
Facts and Figures: Phoenix had 52.5% possession. There was a total of 39 shots from both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Luke Brattan scored from a free kick in the 55th minute.
Wellington Phoenix: Game Changer: Jaushua Sotirio
Sydney FC Game Changers: Luke Brattan
Saturday- 02/01/2021 (Game Two of Two)
Melbourne Victory (1) v Brisbane Roar (3)
Victory Poor, Roar, Roar!
Facts and Figures: Melbourne Victory had 58.3% possession. There were 23 shots for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Dylan Wenzel-Halls scored a goal that gave the Brisbane Roar a two goal lead. The goal occurred in the 79th minute.
Melbourne Victory: Game Changer: Callum McManaman
Brisbane Roar Changer: Dylan Wenzel-Halls
Sunday- 03/01/2021 (Game One of Two)
Macarthur FC (0) v Central Coast Mariners (2)
Mariners too Well Marshalled for Macarthur FC
Facts and Figures: Macarthur FC finished the game with 69.1% possession. They finished the game with 14 shots to the Central Coast Mariners six.
Pivotal Moment: Daniel De Silva scored a goal with the assist provided by Joshua Nisbet in the 35th minute.
Macarthur FC: Game Changer: Ivan Franjic
Central Coast Mariners Game Changers: The entire team, including the substitutes.
Saturday- 03/01/2021 (Game Two of Two)
Adelaide United (2) v Melbourne City (0)
Melbourne City Their Own Worst Enemies!
Facts and Figures: Melbourne City had six shots on target to Adelaide United’s five.
Pivotal Moments: Ryan Strain forced off due to an injury in the 36th minute. Scott Jamieson was sent off in the 65th minute by getting a 2nd yellow card. Following that, Tomi Juric scored his 1st goal for Adelaide United and Captain Stefan Mauk scored his 1st goal for Adelaide United!
Adelaide United Game Changer: James Delianov
Melbourne City Game Changer: No one