Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 12 goals scored in five games= An average of 2.4 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Two out of ten teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There was one draw in the five games.
Matchweek 14 (In a Nutshell): There were six matches that took place in Matchweek 14. In one out of four matches where a team claimed all three points, they had less possession than their opposition. Here’s my Matchweek 14 Review!
Friday – 26/03/2021 (Only Game)
Melbourne City (4) v Western Sydney Wanderers (1)
Wanderers left to Wonder Why?
Facts and Figures: Melbourne City had 59.8% of possession and 11 shots on target to one in favour of Melbourne City. It was 29 shots to seven in Melbourne City’s favour!
Pivotal Moment: Craig Noone scored a 2nd for the game to make the score 3-1 in Melbourne City’s favour in the 55th minute.
Melbourne City Game Changers: Curtis Good, Craig Noone
Western Sydney Wanderers Game Changer: Daniel Margush
Saturday – 27/03/2021 (Game One of Two)
Brisbane Roar v Western United (Game Postponed)
Saturday – 27/03/2021 (Game Two of Two)
Central Coast Mariners (1) v Melbourne Victory (1)
Victory Claim Rare Point!
Facts and Figures: The Central Coast Mariners had 58.5% possession. They also had six shots on target to Melbourne Victory’s one.
Pivotal Moment: Jack Clisby had a shot saved by Matt Acton in 2nd half stoppage time.
Central Coast Mariners Game Changer: Oliver Bozanic
Melbourne Victory Game Changers: Matt Acton
Saturday- 27/03/2021 (Game Three of Three)
Perth Glory (2) v Newcastle Jets (1)
Glory Get Win, Despite Being Down to Ten Men!
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 53.3% of possession. Both teams had five shots on target. It was 22 goals to six in favour of the Newcastle Jets. Jonathan Aspropotamitis of Perth Glory was sent off in the 35th minute.
Pivotal Moment: Darryl Lachman made the score 2-nil in Perth Glory’s favour in the 24th minute.
Perth Glory Game Changer: Darryl Lachman
Newcastle Jets Game Changer: Roy O’Donovan
Sunday – 28/03/2021 (Game One of Two)
Wellington Phoenix (0) v Macarthur FC (1)
Phoenix Show that Possession can be Meaningless!
Facts and Figures: Wellington Phoenix had 55.9% of possession. Both teams had 13 shots. Macarthur FC had six shots on target to Wellington Phoenix’s two!
Pivotal Moment: Denis Genreau scored the only goal of the game in the 65th minute.
Wellington Phoenix Game Changer: Oliver Sail
Macarthur FC Game Changer: Denis Genreau
Sunday – 28/03/2021 (Game Two of Two)
Adelaide United (1) v Sydney FC (0)
Adelaide United Win thanks to a Penalty Kick!
Facts and Figures: Adelaide United had 54.9% possession. Both teams had 14 shots! Sydney FC finished with four shots on target to Adelaide United’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Craig Goodwin scored the only goal of the game in the 76th minute from the penalty spot!
Adelaide United Game Changer: Joe Gauci
Sydney FC Game Changer: Luke Brattan
Teams that Didn’t Play in Matchweek 14
Brisbane Roar and Western United
Teams that Played Once in Matchweek 14
Adelaide United, Central Coast Mariners, Macarthur FC, Melbourne City, Melbourne Victory, Newcastle Jets, Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Wellington Phoenix and Western Sydney Wanderers