Match File: Sydney FC v Glory

Full disclosure right off the bat.

Our overall record against Sydney FC is not great.

But does that mean we can’t put together an enticing entree of facts, stats and trivia to get your juices flowing ahead of a hugely significant main course at Allianz Stadium on Sunday?

Certainly not!

Let’s start by getting that overall record out of the way.
Of the 52 previous clashes between the two teams, 30 have gone the way of the Sky Blues, while Glory have claimed the spoils on ten occasions.
Five of those Glory victories have come in NSW, the most recent in January of last year.

The top two overall goalscorers in this fixture are Sydney FC duo Alex Brosque (11) and Bobo (10).

Sydney FC have had the joint-fewest number of players booked this season across the whole league (40).
Glory have picked up 58 yellows, the second-highest, but each club has seen four players sent off.

Jack Clisby has nudged ahead of Keegan Jelacic as Glory’s top tackler with 26 successful challenges to the midfielder’s 25.
Mark Beevers is next on the list with 23.

The last eight meetings between the two clubs have yielded an aggregate of 18 goals at an average of 2.25 per game.
This season, Glory have scored a total of 30 goals, while the Sky Blues have bagged 32.

Sky Blues frontman Adam le Fondre has scored six times in his nine A-League appearances against Glory.
The 36-year-old has found the net seven times this season despite starting only 11 games.

Sydney’s Joe Lolley has recorded the third-highest number of shots on target in the league this season (29) and is sixth for crosses delivered (110).
One of the Englishman’s five goals this term came against Glory in Round 12.

Glory skipper Mustafa Amini has never been on the losing side in his five appearances against his former club, Sydney FC.
Interestingly, he was only on the losing side once in his seven appearances against Glory for Central Coast Mariners and the Sky Blues.