A-League Men Review Round 17 (Season 2023/24)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 14 goals in six matches.
Clean Sheets: Four out of 12 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There was one draw in six matches!
Round 17 (In a Nutshell): In five out of five matches, where a team claimed three points the winning team had less possession than their opponent! Find out what transpired in Round 17.

Game One of Six

Western United (2) v Newcastle Jets (0)
Facts and Figures: Western United had 44.6% possession and six shots on target, while Newcastle Jets had seven. It was a much needed win for the bottom of the table Western United.

Game Two of Six

Sydney FC (2) v Adelaide United (1)
Facts and Figures: Sydney FC had 46.0% possession and six shots on target, compared to Adelaide United who had three. Sydney FC were the better team and thoroughly deserved the three points.

Game Three of Six

Melbourne City (0) v Melbourne Victory (0)
Facts and Figures: Melbourne City had 45.9% possession and three shots on target, while Melbourne Victory had six. The game was a fairly monotonous one, with fleeting entertaining moments, which is what is to be expected when there are no goals in the game.

Game Four of Six

Perth Glory (3) v Brisbane Roar (2)
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 39.5% possession and eight shots on target, compared with Brisbane Roar who had three. The Glory took the lead 1-nil, only to trail 2-1 at half time. Adam Taggart helped them win the game with a brace.

Game Five of Six

Central Coast Mariners (1) v Western Sydney Wanderers (0)
Facts and Figures: Central Coast Mariners had 45.8% possession and three shots on target, while the Wanderers had just one. It was a game that looked destined to end goalless, but the Mariners scored from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute through Mikael Doka.

Game Six of Six

Macarthur FC (1) v Wellington Phoenix (2)
Facts and Figures: Wellington Phoenix had 30.8% possession and seven shots on target, compared with Macarthur FC who had four. The game was in the balance after Bernardo Oliveira of Macarthur FC scored a goal in the 78th minute, which brought some life into the game.



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