Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were six goals scored in three games= An average of 2.0 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Four out of six teams kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There was one draw in three matches.
Matchweek 8 (In a Nutshell): There were three matches that took place in Matchweek 8. There were four games that were postponed. Check out my Matchweek 8 Review!
Friday -12/02/2021 (Only Game)
Macarthur FC (4) v Adelaide United (0)
Adelaide United Show Lack of Fight!
Facts and Figures: There was only one team at the races in this game. Macarthur FC had 66.3% possession. Macarthur FC had 25 shots, 11 of them on target. Adelaide United had just one shot on target from a total of eight shots.
Pivotal Moment: Matt Derbyshire made it 2-nil in the 73rd minute.
Macarthur FC Game Changers: James Meredith, Tommy Oar, Matt Derbyshire
Adelaide United Game Changer: None
Saturday – 13/02/2021 (Game One of Two)
Western United v Sydney FC (Game Postponed)
Saturday – 13/02/2021 (Game Two of Two)
Western Sydney Wanderers v Melbourne City (Game Postponed)
Sunday – 14/01/2021 (Game One of Two)
Wellington Phoenix (0) v Central Coast Mariners (2)
Mariners Too Strong against Phoenix’s Ten Men
Facts and Figures: The Central Coast Mariners had 57.7% possession. It was six on target to one in the Mariners favour.
Pivotal Moment: David Ball received a red carded in the 27th minute.
Wellington Phoenix Game Changer: Reno Piscopo
Central Coast Mariners Game Changer: Oliver Bozanic
Sunday – 14/02/2021 (Game Two of Two)
Brisbane Roar (0) v Newcastle Jets (0)
A Scoreless Draw was Far from a Bore!
Facts and Figures: It was three shots on target to one in the Brisbane Roar’s favour.
Pivotal Moment: Jack Duncan somehow stopped a corner from ending up in the back of the net in the 74th minute.
Brisbane Roar Game Changer: Corey Brown
Newcastle Jets Game Changers: Jack Duncan, Steven Ugarkovic
Tuesday – 16/02/2021 (Only Game)
Melbourne City v Sydney FC (Game Postponed)
Wednesday – 17/02/2021 (Only Game)
Melbourne Victory v Wellington Phoenix (Game Postponed)
Teams that Played Once in Matchweek 8
Adelaide United, Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Macarthur FC, Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix
Teams that didn’t Play a game in Matchweek 8
Melbourne City, Melbourne Victory, Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Western Sydney Wanderers and Western United