A-League Men Review Round 13 (Season 2023/24)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 16 goals in five matches.
Clean Sheets: One out of ten teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There was one draw in five matches!
Round 13 (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 13.

Teams that didn’t play

Adelaide United and Western United

Game One of Five

Brisbane Roar (1) v Macarthur FC (3)
Facts and Figures: Macarthur FC had 47.3% possession and eight shots on target, compared with Brisbane Roar who had seven. Despite that, the Roar had 22 shots, while Macarthur FC had 14. It was a solid display from Macarthur FC, as everyone put in a good shift.

Game Two of Five

Wellington Phoenix (1) v Melbourne Victory (1)
Facts and Figures: Wellington Phoenix had 36.7% possession and three shots on target, while Melbourne Victory had six. The Victory had 19 shots, compared with Phoenix who had ten. The Phoenix were forced to play the entire second half with 10 men, as Tim Payne was sent off in first half stoppage time.

Game Three of Five

Sydney FC (4) v Newcastle Jets (0)
Facts and Figures: Sydney FC had 60.2% possession and eight shots on target, compared with Newcastle Jets who had one. Sydney FC controlled the tempo of the game and the balance of play. It was great to see Max Burgess in the starting line up again and being involved in three of the four goals scored by Sydney FC; he scored a brace and provided an assist.

Game Four of Five

Western Sydney Wanderers (1) v Perth Glory (2)
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 31.1% possession and ten shots on target, while Western Sydney Wanderers had seven. It was an inspiring performance from the Glory and maybe a season defining win for them.

Game Five of Five

Central Coast Mariners (2) v Melbourne City (1)
Facts and Figures: Central Coast Mariners had 44.6% possession and five shots on target, compared with Melbourne City who had six. There were fireworks in second half stoppage time with both benches getting involved and Storm Roux receiving a red card and five other players were shown a yellow card.

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