Melbourne City vs Western Sydney Wanderers Match Preview
Coming up on Wednesday morning (UK time), in a Ffa Cup fixture, Melbourne City will be taking on Western Sydney Wanderers. This match has a 10:30am start.
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Head To Head
Melbourne City played Western Sydney Wanderers in March in a A-League match. The winners were Western Sydney Wanderers - with a final score of 3-0. And Oriol Riera hit the back of the net twice for the away side.
Reviewing the last decade, these sides have clashed 22 times. Melbourne City have won in 6 of these. Western Sydney Wanderers have won 12 times. There have been 4 draws.
In this head-to-head, there has been an average of 3.23 goals. Melbourne City score an average of 1.41 and Western Sydney Wanderers score an average of 1.82.
Looking at the match-up on the road, whichever side has been away has won 54% of these encounters. The home side has won 27% of the time.
Going in to this one, Melbourne City have 3 points in Ffa Cup which puts them in 3rd place.
Looking over the last year, Melbourne City have played 31 matches. They have 13 wins; 8 draws; and 10 losses. This puts them on a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 41%-25%-32%.
In this period, they have an average of 1.45 goals for, and 1.16 goals against.
A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 50% (7 wins) in their 14 home fixtures. 35% (5) of these games at home have been a draw, with the remaining 14% (2) being a loss.
At home over the year, their average number of goals scored is 1.86 and they have conceded 1.0 on average.
Across all formats, they are averaging 2.0 goals per game in their most recent ten matches; 5 of these matches have been wins. The frequency of matches in which both Melbourne City and their opposition have scored is 5 out of the ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 7 from these ten.
Western Sydney Wanderers
Western Sydney Wanderers have 3 points in Ffa Cup, which puts them in 4th place.
There is a total of 32 matches played by Western Sydney Wanderers in the last year. They have 8 wins; 7 draws; and 17 losses. In percentage terms, they have won 25%, drawn 21%, and lost 53% of their recent matches.
In these matches, they have averaged 1.59 goals for, and 1.97 goals against.
Specifically on their recent away record, they have a win rate of 29% (5 wins) from the latest 17 away fixtures. 23% (4) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 47% (8) being a loss when they are the away team.
On average they have scored 2.0 goals when away in this period while they have conceded 2.12.
In their last ten matches they have scored 20 goals; they have won 3 of these matches. The frequency of matches in which both Western Sydney Wanderers and their opposition have scored is 7 out of the ten. The total number of matches with over 2.5 goals scored is 6 from these ten.