Match File: United v Glory

All roads lead to legendary Victorian gold town Ballarat this Saturday as Glory prepare to take on Western United at MARS Stadium (kick-off at 2pm WST).

But the only nuggets we’re interested in ahead of the crunch Round 19 showdown are stats, facts and historical trivia!

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Having scored five goals while playing 890 minutes this season, David Williams is averaging better than a goal every two games.
The former Socceroo has found the net 45 times across his A-League career.

This weekend will mark the ninth meeting between the two clubs, with Western United having enjoyed five wins to Glory’s two.
Both of those Glory victories have come in games played in WA.

The top two overall scorers in this fixture could both feature for United on Saturday.
Dylan Pierias has found the net four times and Lachlan Wales has bagged three.

Western United have the oldest squad in the competition this year with an average age of 31.1.
Glory’s average age is 28.3.

Jack Clisby has now scored three goals for the first time in a single A-League season.
The experienced defender has played against Western United on nine occasions and been on the winning side in four of those games.

Western United have won two, drawn two and lost four of their last eight games.
Glory have won two, lost two and drawn four in the same period.

Ex-Glory midfielder Neil Kilkenny has delivered 99 crosses for Western United this season, the fifth-highest amount in the league.
But he has only been on the winning side three times in his nine appearances against the men in purple.

Jacob Dowse is Glory’s leading provider of assists this season with four.
Former Glory man Josh Risdon is United’s best performer in this category having contributed five.