A-League Men Review: Round 11 (Season 2022/23)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 13 goals in six matches.
Clean Sheets: Six out of 12 teams that played they kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were no draws in six matches!
Round 11 (In a Nutshell): In Round 11 I correctly predicted the results in three out of six matches. In three out of six matches, where a team claimed three points the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Find out what transpired in Round 11.

Game One of Six

Melbourne Victory (0) v Brisbane Roar (1)
A game to forget
Facts and Figures: Brisbane Roar had 47% possession and one shot on target. Melbourne Victory had six shots on target. It was quite a monotonous game to watch.
Pivotal Moment: Jay O’Shea of the Brisbane Roar broke the deadlock in the 73rd minute.
Melbourne Victory Game Changer: None
Brisbane Roar Game Changers: Jordan Holmes, Jay O’Shea

Game Two of Six

Perth Glory (1) v Western Sydney Wanderers (0)
The Wanderers were all at sea
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 52% possession and five shots on target. Western Sydney Wanderers had five shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Keegan Jelacic of the Perth Glory broke the deadlock in the 59th minute.
Perth Glory Game Changers: Mustafa Amini, Keegan Jelecic
Western Sydney Wanderers Game Changer: Lawrence Thomas

Game Three of Six

Central Coast Mariners (4) v Adelaide United (0)
Chalk and cheese
Facts and Figures: Central Coast Mariners had 60% possession and seven shots on target. Adelaide United had two shots on target. Central Coast Mariners played well, but Adelaide United put in a disappointing display.
Pivotal Moment: Isaias of Adelaide United received a straight red card in the 46th minute. At that stage to score was 1-0 in favour of Central Coast Mariners. They scored three goals in ten minutes.
Central Coast Mariners Game Changers: Jacob Farrell, Samuel Silvera
Adelaide United Game Changer: None

Game Four of Six

Sydney FC (0) v Wellington Phoenix (1)
A game to remember
Facts and Figures: Wellington Phoenix had 39% possession and three shots on target. Sydney FC had five shots on target. Wellington Phoenix went down to nine men in the 87th minute, with their second red card. Adam Le Fondre of Sydney FC missed two penalty kicks in second half stoppage time.
Pivotal Moment: Adam Le Fondre of Sydney FC missed from the penalty spot in the 99th minute.
Sydney FC Game Changer: Rhyan Grant
Wellington Phoenix Game Changer: Scott Wooton 

Game Five of Six

Melbourne City (4) v Western United (0)
Melbourne City produce
Facts and Figures: Melbourne City had 53% possession and six shots on target. Western United had one shot on target.
Pivotal Moment: Marco Tilio of Melbourne City broke the deadlock in the ninth minute.
Melbourne City Game Changer: Marco Tilio
Western United Game Changer: Dylan Pierias

Game Six of Six

Macarthur FC (2) v Newcastle Jets (0)
A game of two halves
Facts and Figures: Macarthur FC had 39% possession and seven shots on target. Newcastle Jets had two shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Beka Mikeltadze of the Newcastle Jets missed a penalty in first half stoppage time.
Macarthur FC Game Changer: Ulises Davila
Newcastle Jets Game Changer: Jack Duncan

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