A-League Review- Matchweek 16 (Season 2020-21)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 21 goals in seven games= An average of 3 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: None out of 14 times a team that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were three draws in the six matches.
Matchweek 16 (In a Nutshell): There were seven matches that took place in Matchweek 16. In three out of the four matches where a team claimed all three points, they had less possession than their opposition. Here’s the Matchweek 16 A-League Review!

Friday – 09/04/2021 (Only Game)

Macarthur FC (1) v Brisbane Roar (2)
Brisbane Roar Claim much needed Three Points
Facts and Figures: Macarthur FC had 56.8% possession. Brisbane Roar had s
Pivotal Moment: Dylan Wenzel-Halls broke the deadlock in the 12th minute to give Brisbane Roar the ascendancy.
Macarthur FC Game Changer: Lachlam Rose
Brisbane Roar Game Changer: Dylan Wenzel-Halls

Saturday– 10/04/2021 (Game One of Three)

Newcastle Jets (1) v Melbourne Victory (2)
Victory Claim Vital Victory
Facts and Figures: Melbourne Victory won despite having 45.2% of possession. They also had five shots on target to Newcastle Jets four.
Pivotal Moment: Dylan Ryan scored an equaliser in the 48th minute that made the score 1-all.
Newcastle Jets Game Changer: None
Melbourne Victory Game Changers: Dylan Ryan, Lleyton Brooks

Saturday – 10/04/2021 (Game Two of Three)

Sydney FC (1) v Melbourne City (1)
Melbourne City Left thinking what a Pity!
Facts and Figures: Melbourne City had 57.7% of possession. They had seven shots on target to Sydney FC’s four.
Pivotal Moment: Andrew Redmayne made a great double save from Jamie Maclaren in the 49th minute.
Sydney FC Game Changer: Andrew Redmayne
Melbourne City Game Changer: Jamie Maclaren, Marco Tilio

Saturday – 10/04/2021 (Game Three of Three)

Adelaide United (1) v Western Sydney Wanderers (1)
Both Teams go Down to Ten Men!
Facts and Figures: Western Sydney Wanderers had of 58.4% possession. Despite that, Adelaide United had four shots on target to the Wanderers three.
Pivotal Moment: Bernie Ibini missed an elementary goal in the 95th minute! What that meant was that the Wanderers lost two points!
Adelaide United Game Changer: Ben Halloran
Western Sydney Wanderers Game Changer: Simon Cox

Sunday – 11/04/2021 (Only Game)

Wellington Phoenix (3) v Western United (2)
Phoenix Keep Finals Hopes Alive!
Facts and Figures: Wellington Phoenix had 44.8% possession. They had six shots on target to Western United’s four.
Pivotal Moment: Ben Waine scored what proved to be the winning goal in the 90th minute!
Wellington Phoenix Game Changer: Ulises Dávila
Western United Game Changer: Connor Pain

Tuesday – 13/04/2021 (Only Game)

Newcastle Jets (1) v Perth Glory (1)
Score Draw a Bit of a Bore
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 50.8% possession. They had five shots on target to Newcastle Jets four.
Pivotal Moment: Bruno Fornaroli had a shot well saved by Newcastle Jets goalkeeper, Lewis Italiano.
Newcastle Jets Game Changer: Lewis Italiano
Perth Glory Game Changer: Bruno Fornaroli

Wednesday- 14/04/2021 (Only Game)

Adelaide United (3) v Macarthur FC (1)
Macarthur FC All at Sea!
Facts and Figures: Adelaide United had 52.8% possession. They had seven shots on target to Macarthur FC’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Ben Halloran made the score line 3-1 in the 81st minute.
Adelaide United Game Changers: Craig Goodwin, Ben Halloran
Macarthur FC Game Changer: Matt Derbyshire

Team that Didn’t Play in Matchweek 16

Central Coast Mariners

Teams that Played Once in Matchweek 16

Brisbane Roar, Melbourne City, Melbourne Victory, Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Wellington Phoenix, Western Sydney Wanderers and Western United

Teams that Played Twice in Matchweek 16

Adelaide United, Macarthur FC and Newcastle Jets

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