A-League Review- Matchweek 11 (Season 2020-21)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 19 goals scored in seven games= An average of 2.71 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Five out of 14 times a team played they kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were no draws in seven matches.
Matchweek 11 (In a Nutshell): There were seven matches that took place in Matchweek 11. In two of the six matches where a team lost, they had more possession than their opposition. Here’s my Matchweek 11 Review!

Friday – 05/03/2021 (Only Game)

Adelaide United (2) v Newcastle Jets (1)
Adelaide United Too Clinical!
Facts and Figures: Adelaide United had 59.1% possession. It was four shots on target to one in favour of Adelaide United.
Pivotal Moment: Craig Goodwin made the score 2-1 in the 77th minute.
Adelaide United Game Changer: Craig Goodwin
Newcastle Jets Game Changer: Connor O’Toole

Saturday – 06/03/2021 (Game One of Two)

Brisbane Roar (1) v Sydney FC (1)
Entertaining 1-All Draw!
Facts and Figures: Possession was almost even, between the two teams. Sydney FC had nine shots on target to the Brisbane Roar’s four.
Pivotal Moment: Dylan Wenzel-Halls scored a goal thanks to a rare mistake by Sydney FC goalkeeper, Andrew Redmayne.
Brisbane Roar Game Changer: Jamie Young
Sydney FC Game Changer: Ryan McGowan

Saturday – 06/03/2021 (Game Two of Two)

Melbourne Victory (0) v Melbourne City (6)
City Leave Victory Shell Shocked!
Facts and Figures: Melbourne City had 11 shots on target to Melbourne Victory’s none.
Pivotal Moment: Jamie Maclaren hit the bar from the penalty spot in the 17th minute. The missed penalty motivated Melbourne City, when they could have gone into their shell.
Melbourne Victory Game Changer: None
Melbourne City Game Changer Jamie Maclaren

Sunday – 07/03/2021 (Game One of Two)

Wellington Phoenix (3) v Perth Glory (0)
Glory Fail to Fire a Shot!
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 61.6% possession. It was nine shots on target to six in favour of Perth Glory.
Pivotal Moment: Reno Piscopo broke the deadlock in the 30th minute.
Wellington Phoenix Game Changer: Oliver Sail
Perth Glory Game Changer: None

Sunday – 07/03/2021 (Game Two of Two)

Western United (0) v Western Sydney Wanderers (1)
Wanderers get Lucky Break!
Facts and Figures: Western United had 54.4% of possession. They had 23 shots to the Western Sydney Wanderers 14. Despite that, the Wanderers had eight shots on target to Western United’s six.
Pivotal Moment: Western United goalkeeper, Filip Kurto was forced to be substituted off in the 35th minute.
Western United Game Changer: Alessandro Diamanti
Western Sydney Wanderers Game Changer: Daniel Wilmering

Monday – 08/03/2021 (Only Game)

Central Coast Mariners (2) v Macarthur FC (0)
Macarthur FC all at Sea!
Facts and Figures: Central Coast Mariners had just 34.7% possession. Both teams had a total of five shots on target, Combined.
Pivotal Moment: Matthew Hatch from the Mariners scored with his first touch in the A-League! The goal made the score 2-nil in the Mariners favour in the 82nd minute.
Central Coast Mariners Game Changer: Matt Simon
Macarthur FC Game Changer: None

Wednesday- 10/03/2021 (Only Game)

Sydney FC (2) v Western United (0)
Western United Fail to Fire!
Facts and Figures: Sydney FC had 51.7% possession. They had six shots on target to Western United’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Rhyan Grant made the score 2-nil in the 47th minute.
Sydney FC Game Changer: Rhyan Grant
Western United Game Changer: None

Teams that Played Once in Matchweek 11

Adelaide United, Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Macarthur FC, Melbourne City, Melbourne Victory, Newcastle Jets, Perth Glory, Wellington Phoenix and Western Sydney Wanderers

Teams that Played Twice in Matchweek 11

Sydney FC and Western United


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