A-League Review- Matchweek 10 (Season 2020-21)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 24 goals scored in seven games= An average of 3.43 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Three out of 14 times a team played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were no draws in seven matches.
Matchweek 10 (In a Nutshell): There were seven matches that took place in Matchweek 10. In four of the six matches where a team claimed all three points, they had less possession than their opposition. In one of the games where a team claimed all three points they had the same amount of possession than their opposition. Here’s my Matchweek 10 Review!

Friday – 26/02/2021 (Only Game)

Perth Glory (3) v Brisbane Roar (1)
Glory Take a Chance and Advance
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 49.8% possession, but won the game by two goals. It was 20 shots to nine shots in favour of Brisbane Roar. Despite that, Perth Glory had five shots on target to four.
Pivotal Moment: Richard Garcia made a quadruple change in the 61st minute!
Perth Glory Game Changer: Diego Castro
Brisbane Roar Game Changer: Jack Hingert

Saturday – 27/02/2021 (Game One of Two)

Western Sydney Wanderers (2) v Adelaide United (3)
Wanderers Left to Wonder Why
Facts and Figures: The Western Sydney Wanderers had 56.1% of possession. It was 26 shots to 14 in favour of the Wanderers. It was eight shots on target to seven if favour of the Wanderers. It was 19 corners to nil, in favour of the Wanderers, but they lost.
Pivotal Moment: Mohamed Toure made it 3-1 in Adelaide United’s favour in the 82nd minute.
Western Sydney Wanderers Game Changer: Daniel Wilmering
Adelaide United Game Changer: Craig Goodwin

Saturday – 27/02/2021 (Game Two of Two)

Melbourne Victory (3) v Western United (4)
Western United Win Seven Goal Thriller!
Facts and Figures: Western United had 53.4% possession. They had 12 shots on target to Melbourne Victory’s seven.
Pivotal Moment: Victor Sanchez scored the winning goal in the 95th minute of the game.
Melbourne Victory Game Changer: Callum McManaman
Western United Game Changers: Alessandro Diamanti, Victor Sanchez

Sunday – 28/02/2021 (Game One of Two)

Sydney FC (0) v Macarthur FC (1)
Macarthur FC have Lucky Win!
Facts and Figures: Macarthur FC had 62.6% of possession. Sydney FC had five shots on target to Macarthur FC’s four.
Pivotal Moment: Paulo Retre was sent off in the 38th minute.
Sydney FC Game Changer: Alex Wilkinson
Macarthur FC Game Changer: Adam Federici

Sunday – 28/02/2021 (Game Two of Two)

Newcastle Jets (0) v Wellington Phoenix (2)
Jets Fail to Fire
Facts and Figures: Newcastle Jets had 50.6% possession. They had four shots on target to the Wellington Phoenix’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Ben Waine made the score 2-nil in the 53rd minute.
Newcastle Jets Game Changer: None
Wellington Phoenix Game Changer: Ben Waine

Tuesday – 02/03/2021 (Game One of Two)

Western Sydney Wanderers (0) v Melbourne City (2)
Wanderers Left to Wonder Why, Yet Again!
Facts and Figures: The Western Sydney Wanderers had 50.8% possession. Both teams had 16 shots each. Melbourne City had three shots on target to the Wanderers in one.
Pivotal Moment: James Troisi conceded a penalty, which Jamie Maclaren converted in the 54th minute.
Western Sydney Wanderers Game Changer: None
Melbourne City Game Changer: Jamie Maclaren

Tuesday – 02/03/2021 (Game Two of Two)

Perth Glory (1) v Central Coast Mariners (2)
Mariners are the Team to Beat!
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 69% possession. Despite that the Mariners had eight shots on target to Glory’s one.
Pivotal Moment: Matt Simon scored the opening goal of the game in the 6th minute.
Perth Glory Game Changer: Bruno Fornaroli
Central Coast Mariners Game Changer: Matt Simon

Teams that Played Once in Matchweek 10

Adelaide United, Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Macarthur FC, Melbourne City, Melbourne Victory, Newcastle Jets, Sydney FC, Wellington Phoenix and Western United (10)

Teams that Played Twice in Matchweek 10

Perth Glory and Western Sydney Wanderers (2)

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