Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 21 goals scored in seven games= An average of 3 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Three out of the 14 times a team played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were two draws in seven matches.
Matchweek 6 (In a Nutshell): There were seven matches that took place in Matchweek 6. In two of the five matches where a team that claimed all three points had less possession than their opposition. Here’s my Matchweek 6 Review!
Friday – 29/01/2021 (Only Game)
Western Sydney Wanderers (1) v Newcastle Jets (1)
Newcastle Jets Get some Reward for Effort!
Facts and Figures: The Newcastle Jets dominated the 2nd half and got a goal that they deserved. They controlled the balance of play and the tempo of the game in that half.
Pivotal Moment: Roy O’Donovan scored the equaliser with a penalty kick that showed he has composure.
Western Sydney Wanderers Game Changer: Ziggy Gordon
Newcastle Jets Game Changer: Steven Ugarkovic
Saturday – 30/01/2021 (Game One of Three)
Western United (0) v Melbourne Victory (0)
All Square in Exciting Affair
Facts and Figures: Both teams combined for seven shots on target.
Pivotal Moments: Alessandro Diamanti hit the bar twice within three minutes in the 2nd half. There were two goals ruled out by VAR for offsides for Western United.
Western United Game Changer: Alessandro Diamanti
Melbourne Victory Game Changer: None
Saturday – 30/01/2021 (Game Two of Three)
Macarthur FC (0) v Sydney FC (3)
Sydney FC Clinical in the Final Third
Facts and Figures: There were 20 shots to nine shots in favour of Sydney FC.
Pivotal Moment: Mark Milligan was sent off in the 21st minute.
Macarthur FC Game Changer: Antony Golec
Sydney FC Game Changer: Patrick Wood
Saturday – 30/01/2021 (Game Three of Three)
Brisbane Roar (3) v Adelaide United (1)
The Brisbane Roar Claim Thoroughly Deserved Win
Facts and Figures: It was seven shots on target to one in Brisbane Roar’s favour.
Pivotal Moment: Jay O’Shea scored the 2nd goal of the game in the 45th minute.
Brisbane Roar Game Changer: Dylan Wenzel-Halls
Adelaide United Game Changer: Nathan Konstandopolous
Sunday – 30/01/2021 (Game One of Two)
Central Coast Mariners (1) v Wellington Phoenix (2)
Wellington Phoenix Claim Undeserved Three Points
Facts and Figures: It was six shots on target to three in favour of Central Coast Mariners. It was 23 shots to 12, also in the Mariners favour.
Pivotal Moment: Jaushua Sotirio scored what proved to be the winning goal in the 88th minute.
Central Coast Mariners Game Changer: Matt Simon
Wellington Phoenix Game Changer: Jaushua Sotirio
Sunday – 31/01/2021 (Game Two of Two)
Melbourne City (1) v Perth Glory (3)
Melbourne City Left to Think what a Pity
Facts and Figures: It was 18 shots to 11 in favour of Melbourne City. They had 63.1% of possession.
Pivotal Moment: Richard Garcia made a tactical substitution in the 36th minute. He took Callum Timmins off for Brandon Wilson.
Melbourne City Game Changer: Craig Noone
Perth Glory Game Changer: Neil Kilkenny
Wednesday – 03/02/2021 (Only Game)
Central Coast Mariners (3) v Melbourne City (2)
Central Mariners Claim Deserved Three Points!
Facts and Figures: The Central Coast Mariners had 16 shots to Melbourne City’s six! It was Matt Simon’s 200th game for the Central Coast Mariners.
Pivotal Moment: Daniel De Silva made it 3-2 in the 80th minute. It proved to be the winning goal!
Central Coast Mariners Game Changer: Craig Noone
Melbourne City Game Changers: Matt Simon, Daniel De Silva
Teams that Played Once in Matchweek 6
Adelaide United, Brisbane Roar, Macarthur FC, Melbourne Victory, Newcastle Jets, Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Wellington Phoenix, Western Sydney Wanderers and Western United
Teams that Played Twice in Matchweek 6
Central Coast Mariners and Melbourne City