A-League Men Review Round 7 (Season 2023/24)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 21 goals in six matches.
Clean Sheets: Four out of 12 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were no draws in six matches!
Round 7 (In a Nutshell): In four 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 7.

Game One of Six

Central Coast Mariners (4) v Western United (0)
Facts and Figures: Central Coast Mariners had 42.9% possession and eight shot on target, while Western United had one. It was a deplorable display from Western United.

Game Two of Six

Perth Glory (1) v Melbourne City (2)
Facts and Figures: Melbourne City had 52.0% possession and ten shots on target, compared with Perth Glory who had five. It was a game where Melbourne City defender Callum Talbot had a red card downgraded to a yellow card in the first half. Along with that, Salim Khelifi of Perth Glory hit the post from the penalty spot in the first half as well. Despite that, it was probably a fair result.

Game Three of Six

Wellington Phoenix (0) v Newcastle Jets (3)
Facts and Figures: Newcastle Jets had 37.7% possession and four shots on target, while Wellington Phoenix had five. It was a thoroughly deserved win for Newcastle Jets, as they took their chances and played well.

Game Four of Six

Sydney FC (0) v Macarthur FC (2)
Facts and Figures: Macarthur FC had 41.1% possession and six shots on target, compared with Sydney FC who had four. Sydney FC played most of the game with ten-men, as their goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne was sent off early in the game for a handball outside the area. Despite that, Sydney FC were competitive.

Game Five of Six

Adelaide United (0) v Brisbane Roar (2)
Facts and Figures: Brisbane Roar had 49.0% possession and eight shots on target, while Adelaide United had six. It was a deserved three points for Brisbane Roar, who had to make two substitutions before half time due to injuries.

Game Six of Six

Western Sydney Wanderers (3) v Melbourne Victory (4)
Facts and Figures: Melbourne Victory had 50.1% possession and eight shots on target, compared with Western Sydney Wanderers who had four. It was a great game to watch for the neutral.

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