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Perth Glory vs. Sydney FC 4/7/2021 A-League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Perth Glory takes on Sydney FC on 4/7/2021.

Perth Glory takes on Sydney FC in a regular season match. Perth Glory with a record of 5.0-2.0-6.0 this season comes into this game with a 2.0-1.0-5.0 record on the road. Sydney FC is 6.0-4.0-4.0 this season and is 3.0-2.0-2.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Perth Glory and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. The bitter taste of disappointment is in the mouths of Sydney FC after their previous game, which was a loss. However, there is an opportunity for redemption at home against Perth Glory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Sydney FC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Sydney FC came away with a well-earned victory in their previous match and now set their sights on Perth Glory at their home pitch.

The Perth Glory Roster

The Players to Watch for the Perth Glory

Bruno Fornaroli FW

As a shooter, Bruno Fornaroli had 46.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Bruno Fornaroli has 20.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Bruno Fornaroli has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Bruno Fornaroli has 8 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Bruno Fornaroli has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bruno Fornaroli has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 31 fouls this season in A-League action.

Neil Kilkenny MF

As a shooter, Neil Kilkenny had 3.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Neil Kilkenny had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Neil Kilkenny has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Perth Glory teammates, Neil Kilkenny had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Neil Kilkenny has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Neil Kilkenny has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in A-League action.

Darryl Lachman DF

Darryl Lachman has 3.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Darryl Lachman had 2.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Darryl Lachman had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Perth Glory teammates, Darryl Lachman had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Darryl Lachman has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Darryl Lachman has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in A-League action.

Dane Ingham DF,MF

As a shooter, Dane Ingham had 4.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Dane Ingham has 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Dane Ingham has 9 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Perth Glory teammates, Dane Ingham had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Dane Ingham has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dane Ingham has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in A-League action.

Diego Castro MF,FW

Diego Castro has 19.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Diego Castro had 5.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Diego Castro had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Perth Glory teammates, Diego Castro had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Diego Castro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Diego Castro has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in A-League action.

Jonathan Aspropotamitis DF

Jonathan Aspropotamitis has 2.0 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Jonathan Aspropotamitis had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Jonathan Aspropotamitis has 7 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Jonathan Aspropotamitis has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Jonathan Aspropotamitis has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Jonathan Aspropotamitis has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in A-League action.

Nicholas D’Agostino MF,FW

As a shooter, Nicholas D’Agostino had 17.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Nicholas D’Agostino has 7.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Nicholas D’Agostino had 6 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Perth Glory teammates, Nicholas D’Agostino had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Nicholas D’Agostino has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Nicholas D’Agostino has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in A-League action.

Andy Keogh FW

As a shooter, Andy Keogh had 8.0 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Andy Keogh had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Andy Keogh has 6 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Andy Keogh has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andy Keogh has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andy Keogh has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in A-League action.

The Sydney FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sydney FC

Joel King DF

As a shooter, Joel King had 1.0 shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Joel King had 0.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Joel King has 13 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sydney FC teammates, Joel King had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Joel King has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Joel King has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in A-League action.

Alex Wilkinson DF

Alex Wilkinson has 6.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Alex Wilkinson had 1.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Alex Wilkinson has 14 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Alex Wilkinson has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Alex Wilkinson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Alex Wilkinson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in A-League action.

Kosta Barbarouses FW

Kosta Barbarouses has 41.0 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Kosta Barbarouses has 17.0 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

Kosta Barbarouses has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sydney FC teammates, Kosta Barbarouses had 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Kosta Barbarouses has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Kosta Barbarouses has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in A-League action.

Rhyan Grant DF

Rhyan Grant has 10.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Rhyan Grant has 3.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Rhyan Grant had 13 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sydney FC teammates, Rhyan Grant had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Rhyan Grant has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Rhyan Grant has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in A-League action.

Luke Brattan MF

Luke Brattan has 17.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Luke Brattan had 6.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Luke Brattan has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sydney FC teammates, Luke Brattan had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luke Brattan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luke Brattan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in A-League action.

Anthony Cáceres MF

Anthony Cáceres has 21.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Anthony Cáceres has 4.0 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Anthony Cáceres has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sydney FC teammates, Anthony Cáceres had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Anthony Cáceres has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Anthony Cáceres has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in A-League action.

Miloš Ninković MF

As a shooter, Miloš Ninković had 22.0 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Miloš Ninković had 8.0 shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Miloš Ninković has 12 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Miloš Ninković has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Miloš Ninković has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Miloš Ninković has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 37 fouls this season in A-League action.

Ryan McGowan DF

Ryan McGowan has 6.0 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ryan McGowan had 2.0 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Ryan McGowan had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ryan McGowan has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ryan McGowan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ryan McGowan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in A-League action.

Perth Glory Team Stats

The Perth Glory Offensive Stats and Metrics

Perth Glory scored 1.69 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Perth Glory was able to score 1.38 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Perth Glory was able to score on 0.39 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Perth Glory attempts 4.31 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Perth Glory is able to get 37.3% of their shots to be on goal(target). They are among the best at ensuring that their shots reach the goalkeeper and striking fear in the hearts of opposing fans.

Perth Glory Defensive Stats and Metrics

Perth Glory gave up 1.85 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Perth Glory goalkeepers fended off 5.62 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

Perth Glory goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 67.1% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Perth Glory goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 0.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Perth Glory Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Perth Glory had 18.23 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Perth Glory is in the top 31 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Perth Glory has successfully intercepted 9.77 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Perth Glory in the top 83 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Perth Glory has committed 8.69 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Perth Glory is in the top 0 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Perth Glory drew 10.38 fouls. This puts Perth Glory in the top 89 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Perth Glory committed an offside 2.08 times. This puts Perth Glory in the top 77 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Sydney FC Team Stats

The Sydney FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sydney FC scored 1.14 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sydney FC was able to score 0.86 goals off assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sydney FC was able to score on 0.21 of their shots on target. One of two things are happening here, this is a team that is extremely able to take shots on goal or they are just taking poor shots.

Sydney FC attempted 5.5 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Sydney FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Sydney FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sydney FC was able to hold opponents to 0.86 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. Sydney FC goalkeepers fended off 4.07 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 78.9% of shots on target were saved by Sydney FC goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 28.6% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Sydney FC. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Sydney FC Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sydney FC had 20.43 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Sydney FC is in the top 15 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sydney FC had 11.57 interceptions. This puts Sydney FC in the top 47 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sydney FC commits 10.36 fouls. This puts Sydney FC in the top 5 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sydney FC drew 11.14 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sydney FC is in the top 81 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sydney FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.36 times per 90 minutes of action. Sydney FC is in the top 89 percentile in offside calls against them.

Perth Glory vs. Sydney FC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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