Stat Attack: Wanderers v Glory in numbers


The countdown to Sunday’s clash with Western Sydney Wanderers at Spotless Stadium starts here!

Helped by our friends at Opta, we’ve compiled a selection of key facts and stats to make sure you’re fully in the know ahead of Round 20.

Form Guide

Glory have lost only one of their last eight meetings with Wanderers (W3, D4), but are winless in their last five away clashes with the red-and-blacks (L3, D2)

Should the men in purple end that run and pick up the three points on Sunday, they will set a new club record for wins in a Hyundai A-League season (15)

On the brink

Andy Keogh fist pump

Andy Keogh needs one more goal to equal the club’s A-League season goalscoring record currently shared by Diego Castro and Shane Smeltz

The Irishman has 12 from 16 starts this term and is, of course, already Glory’s all-time leading A-League scorer with 52


Glory’s last away win over Wanderers came in April 2015 when goals from Jamie Maclaren and Andy Keogh cancelled out Liam Youlley’s effort for the hosts at Parramatta Stadium.

Of Glory’s squad that day, Keogh, Dino Djulbic and Chris Harold could feature again this weekend

Touch of Quality

Keanu Baccus

Keanu Baccus (1101) and Tarek Elrich (1100) have touched the ball most often for Western Sydney this term, but Glory have four players who have passed the 1000-mark for touches in Jason Davidson (1418), Neil Kilkenny (1406), Ivan Franjic (1190) and Shane Lowry (1021)

Ever Reddy

Liam Reddy is the only Glory player to have started every Hyundai A-League game this term

Andy Keogh, Jason Davidson and Ivan Franjic have also featured in every game, but three of Keogh’s appearances, two of Franjic’s and one of Davidson’s came off the bench

Shoot, shoot, shoot!

Wanderers have taken more shots this season (224) than any other club

Glory have taken the sixth-highest amount with 191, but Tony Popovic’s side lead the competition in terms of the accuracy of their shooting (53.9% on target), while Wanderers are sixth in this category (45.5%)

Nice work, Nicky

Nicky Ward v WSW

Glory’s first ever goal against Western Sydney was scored by Nicky Ward in December 2012

The two sides fought out a 1-1 draw at what was then nib Stadium, with Labinot Haliti finding the net for the visitors

Deadly Delivery

Western Sydney have scored more set-piece goals than any other team in the competition this year with 14, but have also conceded the joint-highest amount (14)

Glory have scored 11 set-piece goals and conceded only five