Another Saturday night at Macedonia Park means we need to furnish you with another pre-game suite of stats, facts and historical trivia.
So take a load off, kick back and allow us to ease you from midweek mundanity into full matchday mode.
If Jack Clisby scores again this season, it will be the first time in his career that he has found the net three times in a single campaign.
The in-form defender is set to make his 200th A-League appearance on Saturday.
The Mariners’ squad is the youngest in the A-League with an average age of 25.3.
Glory’s average age is 28.4, while the oldest squad is Western United’s (31.0).
The overall top goalscorer in this fixture is the Mariners’ Matt Simon with eight.
Glory’s leading marksman is Andy Keogh (6).
Glory have lost only two of the last 12 meetings between the two clubs and have outscored the Mariners by 24 goals to 12 in that run of games.
Central Coast have, however, picked up four points from their last two trips to WA.
Glory’s Jacob Dowse has contributed four assists this term, the joint-second-best return in the league.
Jason Cummings is the Mariners’ highest-ranked player in this category with three.
Darryl Lachman will not start for Glory for the first time this season on Saturday as he serves a one-match suspension.
He was the only player to have been named in the eleven for all 16 games, with Mark Beevers and Ryan Williams next on the list having started 15 times.
Central Coast’s Jason Cummings is the joint-highest scorer of non-penalty goals in the competition so far this year with nine.
David Williams currently tops Glory’s goalscoring chart with five.
Only Melbourne City and Adelaide United have a better points-per-game record at home this year than Glory.
The men in purple have claimed 15 points from eight fixtures at Macedonia Park for an average of 1.88.
Ryan Williams, Mustafa Amini, Keegan Jelacic and Zach Duncan are all one yellow card away from suspension having each been booked four times this season.
Glory’s first ever A-League game was against the Mariners and the NSW side bagged all three points courtesy of a 1-0 win in Perth in August 2005.
Noel Spencer scored the winner for the visitors.