A-League Men Review Round 18 (Season 2023/24)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 14 goals in six matches.
Clean Sheets: Three out of 12 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were four draws in six matches!
Round 18 (In a Nutshell): In two out of two matches where a team claimed three points, the winning team had less possession than their opponent! Find out what transpired in Round 18.

Game One of Six

Brisbane Roar (2) v Western United (2)
Facts and Figures: Brisbane Roar had 62.8% possession and eight shots on target, while Western United had four. It was a good game of football for the neutral.

Game Two of Six

Sydney FC (1) v Melbourne City (1)
Facts and Figures: Sydney FC had 59.0% possession and six shots on target, compared with Melbourne City who had three. The highlight of the game came in the 61st minute when Marco Tilio scored a stunning goal, which resulted from quick distribution from City goalkeeper, Jamie Young.

Game Three of Six

Adelaide United (1) v Western Sydney Wanderers (2)
Facts and Figures: Western Sydney Wanderers had 45.8% possession. Both teams finished the game with four shots on target. It was a day to forget for Adelaide United, as they put in a poor display.

Game Four of Six

Perth Glory (0) v Wellington Phoenix (0)
Facts and Figures: Perth Glory had 44.4% possession. Both teams had just two shots on target. The Phoenix had 14 shots, compared with Glory who had nine, in a Distance Derby that finished all square.

Game Five of Six

Newcastle Jets (2) v Macarthur FC (2)
Facts and Figures: Newcastle Jets had 53.9% possession. Both teams finished the game with five shots on target. The Jets had 17 shots, while Macarthur FC had 11.

Game Six of Six

Melbourne Victory (0) v Central Coast Mariners (1)
Facts and Figures: Central Coast Mariners had 43.4% possession and three shots on target, compared with Melbourne Victory who had one. It was a win for the Mariners full of grit and character.

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