Wanderers v City: key stats from Western Sydney's galvanising victory

Western Sydney Wanderers produced a show of steel in fighting back from an early deficit to secure a gritty 2-1 win over Melbourne City on New Year's Day.

Oriol Riera scored one and assisted Mark Bridge for the other to complete a quickfire comeback after Ross McCormack's opener.

Catch up with the key details from ANZ Stadium.

  • Luke Brattan was the only City player other than Ross McCormack to register a shot on goal, coming from a stoppage time free-kick.
  • Brattan and Roly Bonevacia produced the joint-most passes in the opposition half with 36 each.
  • Nathaniel Atkinson had the most touches (78) for City, while Raul Llorente (97) and Michael Thwaite (91) both had more for the hosts.
  • Keanu Baccus and Kearyn Baccus both recovered possession a match-high 12 times, while Bart Schenkeveld managed the same for Warren Joyce's men.

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