A-League Men Review Round 12 (Season 2023/24)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 28 goals in six matches.
Clean Sheets: One out of 12 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were two draws in six matches!
Round 12 (In a Nutshell): In three out of four matches, where a team claimed three points the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Find out what transpired in Round 12.

Game One of Six

Macarthur FC (3) v Western United (3)
Facts and Figures: Macarthur FC had 43.0% possession and four shots on target, while Western United had nine. Ulises Davila of Macarthur FC scored a hat-trick and Daniel Penha of Western United scored a brace. It was an entertaining game of football, capped off by Davila scoring an equaliser, which made the score 3-all in the 90th minute!

Game Two of Six

Melbourne City (0) v Western Sydney Wanderers (1)
Facts and Figures: Western Sydney Wanderers had 35.6% possession and eight shots on target, compared to Melbourne City who had one. The scoreline flattered Melbourne City, as they should’ve lost by more.

Game Three of Six

Central Coast Mariners (1) v Melbourne Victory (1)
Facts and Figures: Central Coast Mariners had 47.7% possession. Both teams had three shots on target. Jing Reec of the Mariners scored the equaliser in the 89th minute.

Game Four of Six

Adelaide United (4) v Sydney FC (3)
Facts and Figures: Adelaide United had 36.3% possession and six shots on target, compared to Sydney FC who had eight. Sydney FC could’ve won the game, as they scored the opening goal, but after that they trailed 4-1 and left it too late to try and get something out of the game. Hiroshi Ibusuki of Adelaide United scored a hat-trick and provided an assist, while for Sydney FC Joe Lolley scored a brace.

Game Five of Six

Perth Glory (3) v Wellington Phoenix (4)
Facts and Figures: Wellington Phoenix had 54.6% possession. Both teams had six shots on target. Adam Taggart of Perth Glory opened the scoring, while Kosta Barbarouses of the Phoenix scored a brace and provided an assist.

Game Six of Six

Brisbane Roar (3) v Newcastle Jets (2)
Facts and Figures: Brisbane Roar had 46.1% possession and five shots on target, compared to Newcastle Jets who had six. Brisbane Roar scored two goals late in the game to claim three points. Jay O’Shea of the Roar scored a brace.



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