Bust out a pre-game stat for your family and friends ahead of this Sunday’s clash between Melbourne City and Central Coast Mariners at Victoria’s AAMI Park.
Central Coast Mariners Squad vs. Melbourne City: 1. Matt NASH (Gk), 3. Josh ROSE, 4. Jacob POSCOLIERO, 5. Zac ANDERSON, 7. John HUTCHINSON (C), 8. Nick MONTGOMERY, 9. Mitchell DUKE, 10. Anthony CACERES, 11. Nick FITZGERALD, 12. Liam REDDY (Gk), 14. Malick MANÉ, 15. Matt SIM, 17. Richárd VERNES, 18. Glen TRIFIRO, 21. Michael NEILL, 23. Isaka CERNAK, 25. Eddy BOSNAR, 26. KIM Seung-yong *two to be omitted*
Ins: 5. Zac ANDERSON, 8. Nick MONTGOMERY, 26. KIM Seung-yong (all promoted)
Outs: 2. Storm ROUX (International Duty – New Zealand)
Unavailable: 2. Storm ROUX (International Duty – New Zealand), 6. Brent GRIFFITHS (Injury – Indefinite), 19. Matt SIMON (Injury – Indefinite)
Melbourne City Squad vs. Central Coast Mariners: 1.Andrew REDMAYNE (Gk), 3.Robbie WIELAERT, 5.Erik PAARTALU, 7.Iain RAMSAY, 11.Damien DUFF, 14.James BROWN, 15.David WILLIAMS, 17.Jason HOFFMAN, 18.Paulo RETRE, 19.Ben GARUCCIO, 20.Tando VELAPHI (Gk), 23.Mate DUGANDZIC, 24.Patrick KISNORBO (C), 25 Jacob MELLING, 26.Marc MARINO, 27.Ross ARCHIBALD, 28.Liam MILLER *one to be omitted*
Ins: 19.Ben GARUCCIO (promoted), 28.Liam MILLER (National Replacement Player)
Outs: 6.Aaron MOOY (international duty)
Unavailable: 4.Connor CHAPMAN (glandular fever – ongoing), 8.Massimo MURDOCCA (groin – 1-2 weeks), 10.Robert KOREN (calf – 2-4 weeks), 13.Jonatan GERMANO (hamstring – TBC), 21.Stefan MAUK (international duty)
Stats provided by Opta
- Melbourne City have won just one of their previous 12 Hyundai A-League games against Central Coast Mariners (W1 D3 L8).
- Central Coast Mariners have scored exactly twice in four of their last five Hyundai A-League games against Melbourne City FC.
- Melbourne’s 3-1 win over Brisbane Roar on the last matchday ended a run of 10 Hyundai A-League games without a win (D4 L6).
- Central Coast Mariners have lost three games in a row in the Hyundai A-League.
- The Mariners have not scored in their last two Hyundai A-League games – they haven’t failed to score in three successive Hyundai A-League matches since Feb 2009 (including finals matches).
- Central Coast Mariners have the best passing accuracy in the Hyundai A-League this season (83.4%).
- The Mariners have a 6% shot conversion rate so far this term in the Hyundai A-League; the worst in the competition.
- Melbourne City’s Aaron Mooy has made a league-high 26 tackles so far this season. But he’s away with the Socceroos in Japan, so no tackles for City in round 6.
Melbourne City vs. Central Coast Mariners – Hyundai A-League 2014/15 Round 6
When: Sunday 16 November 2014
Where: AAMI Park, Melbourne
Television: LIVE on FOX SPORTS 4
Tickets: Please click here to purchase tickets to the match
Twitter: @CCMariners #MCYvCCM