Bust out a pre-game stat for your family and friends ahead of this Saturday’s clash between Wellington Phoenix and Central Coast Mariners at Eden Park, Auckland.
- The ‘Nix are the only side yet to draw in the Hyundai A-League this season, winning five and drawing four.
- The Mariners are without a win since the opening day of the season, with five defeats and three draws since then.
- After five home games without a win, Wellington have won their last three at the Westpac Stadium, scoring 10 goals in the process.
- Central Coast Mariners have registered one goal in their last four games.
- Wellington have won their last two against the Mariners, however they’ve not beaten them at home since August 2010.
- The Mariners have found the net in each of their last 12 games against the Nix, scoring exactly one goal in each of the last four.
- Wellington’s Nathan Burns is the Hyundai A-League’s top scorer so far this season, with eight goals in nine games.
Central Coast Mariners Squad vs. Wellington Phoenix: 1. Matt NASH (Gk), 2. Storm ROUX, 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), 15. Matt SIM, 17. Richard VERNES, 18. Glen TRIFIRO, 19. Matt SIMON, 21. Michael NEILL, 23. Isaka CERNAK, 25. Eddy BOSNAR *two to be omitted*
Ins: 4. Jacob POSCOLIERO (returns from injury), 23. Isaka CERNAK (promoted), 25. Eddy BOSNAR (returns from illness)
Outs: 27. Zachary CAIRNCROSS (omitted)
Unavailable: 6. Brent GRIFFITHS (injury – indefinite)
Wellington Phoenix vs. Central Coast Mariners: 1.Glen MOSS (Gk), 2.Manny MUSCAT, 4.Roly BONEVACIA, 5.Michael BOXALL, 7.Kenny CUNNINGHAM, 8.Alex RODRIGUEZ, 9.Nathan BURNS, 10.Michael McGLINCHEY, 11.Jeremy BROCKIE, 13.Albert RIERA, 14.Alex RUFER, 16.Louis FENTON, 18.Ben SIGMUND, 19.Tom DOYLE, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (Gk), 21.Roy KRISHNA, 22.Andrew DURANTE (C), 23.Matthew RIDENTON
Ins: 14.Alex RUFER (promoted)
Outs: 17.Vince LIA (hamstring injury)
Wellington Phoenix vs. Central Coast Mariners – Hyundai A-League 2014/15 Round 10
Saturday 13 December, 2014
Eden Park, Auckland
Kick-off: 3:00pm AEDT
TV: Watch LIVE on FOX SPORTS 4 & 4HD
Twitter: @CCMariners #WELvCCM