Stat Preview: Adelaide vs Wanderers

Level on points leading into Round 8, Adelaide United and Western Sydney Wanderers will be looking to strengthen their top four claims in what should be a tight contest on Sunday.

Here are the key stats and facts ahead of the Coopers Stadium clash.

  • Five of the last seven games between Adelaide and Western Sydney have
    ended in a draw, with both sides picking a win apiece in that period.
  • Indeed, three of the last six encounters between the Reds and Wanderers have
    ended in a goalless draw.
  • Adelaide are winless in their last five games on home turf (D3, L2), and are yet
    to pick up a competition point at Coopers Stadium under Marco Kurz (L2).
  • Western Sydney Wanderers have drawn each of their last five Hyundai A-League matches; only once in the competition's history has any team gone longer without a win or a loss (Wellington Phoenix, six draws from September-October 2009).
  • The Reds have had 122 shots so far this campaign, the most of any team in
    the competition, though they've converted fewer than one-in-10 of those
    chances into goals.
  • The Wanderers have a passing accuracy of 81% this campaign, two
    percentage points better than any other team in the competition.
  • Isaias has created 15 scoring chances this campaign, the most of any player
    in the competition who is yet to either score or assist a goal.
  • Vedran Janjetovic's 28 saves this campaign are five more than any other
    goalkeeper has been required to make.

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