Stat Attack: Glory v Sydney FC double-header in numbers


Never mind the 12 Days of Christmas, we’ve got the 12 Stats of Glory v Sydney FC!

Well, it’s actually ten, but there are some intriguing ones in there for those of you who enjoy having some numbers to chew over along with your mince pies and candy canes.

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  • Great Eight – Glory are currently in the midst of their longest unbeaten Hyundai A-League run ( 8 games) since a 10-game streak during the 2014/15 season
  • Sharp Shooters – Glory have the highest shot conversion ration (22.1%) and shooting accuracy percentage (50.6%) in the Westfield W-League this season, but have also conceded the most goals from set-pieces (6)
  • Midfield Milestone – Former Glory and current Sydney FC midfielder Brandon O’Neill is set to make his 100th Hyundai A-League appearance on Friday evening
  • Goals Galore – Three Glory players are currently in the top six highest Westfield W-League scorers this term, with Sam Kerr on six, Alyssa Mautz on four and compatriot Rachel Hill on three

Sam Kerr, Rachel Hill and Alyssa Mautz celebrate v City

  • In-Form Ivan – Glory’s Ivan Franjic has delivered nine successful crosses in open play this season, three more than any other Hyundai A-League player

Ivan Franjic v WSW

  • Deadly Delivery – Franjic’s efforts have contributed to Glory leading the league for crossing accuracy with 30.3%, while Sydney’s percentage of 16.4% is the second-lowest in the competition
  • Draw Drought – There has never been a Westfield W-League draw between Glory and Sydney FC in their 18 previous meetings and the women in purple have won two of the last three clashes
  • Pass Master – Neil Kilkenny continues to dominate Glory’s passing stats having attempted the most (469) with an accuracy level of 82.5%, while Shane Lowry is next in line having attempted 342 with an accuracy level of 78.9%
  • Goals, Goals and More Goals – The 18 previous Westfield W-League meetings between Glory and Sydney FC have produced a remarkable total of 84 goals, with Glory enjoying a 7-5 win in 2012 and a 5-0 triumph in 2014, but also suffering an 11-0 defeat in 2011 and an 8-2 reverse in 2014