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Sydney FC vs. Perth Glory 3/24/2021 Australia A League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Sydney FC visits Perth Glory on 3/24/2021 at 10:20:00

Sydney FC takes on Perth Glory in a regular season match. Sydney FC with a record of 5.0-3.0-3.0 this season comes into this game with a 2.0-1.0-1.0 record on the road. Perth Glory is 4.0-1.0-5.0 this season and is 2.0-0.0-1.0 at home.

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

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Perth Glory and it is an opportunity to get rolling. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Perth Glory than game on their home pitch?

The Sydney FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sydney FC

Kosta Barbarouses FW

Kosta Barbarouses has 33 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Kosta Barbarouses had 13 shots on target this season. He is a sharpshooter, his ability to constantly threaten to score makes him a top focus for defenses.

As a scorer, Kosta Barbarouses had 8 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sydney FC teammates, Kosta Barbarouses had 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.

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 12 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Rhyan Grant DF

As a shooter, Rhyan Grant had 9 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Rhyan Grant has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Rhyan Grant had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Rhyan Grant has 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 11 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Joel King DF

Joel King has 1 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. Joel King has 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.

As a scorer, Joel King had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Joel King has 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 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 0 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Alex Wilkinson DF

As a shooter, Alex Wilkinson had 5 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 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Alex Wilkinson 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, Alex Wilkinson had 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 Australia A League action.

Luke Brattan MF

As a shooter, Luke Brattan had 12 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 5 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Luke Brattan had 8 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. 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 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Anthony Cáceres MF

Anthony Cáceres has 18 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 Anthony Cáceres had 3 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Anthony Cáceres has 8 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. 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 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Miloš Ninković MF

Miloš Ninković has 18 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Miloš Ninković has 8 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

As a scorer, Miloš Ninković had 9 goals 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 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 32 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Ryan McGowan DF

As a shooter, Ryan McGowan had 3 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Ryan McGowan has 2 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Ryan McGowan had 8 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. 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 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

The Perth Glory Roster

The Players to Watch for the Perth Glory

Bruno Fornaroli FW

Bruno Fornaroli has 39 shots fired this season. He is a persistent threat to score, at least by his efforts to try to take shots. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Bruno Fornaroli had 16 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 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, Bruno Fornaroli had 7 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 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 23 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Neil Kilkenny MF

As a shooter, Neil Kilkenny had 3 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 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

Neil Kilkenny has 10 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 10 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Darryl Lachman DF

As a shooter, Darryl Lachman had 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. Darryl Lachman has 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.

Darryl Lachman has 10 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, Darryl Lachman had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Darryl Lachman has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Darryl Lachman has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Dane Ingham DF

As a shooter, Dane Ingham had 4 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 Dane Ingham had 1 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Dane Ingham had 8 goals this season. He is not known for scoring goals. 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 14 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Nicholas D’Agostino MF,FW

As a shooter, Nicholas D’Agostino had 17 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Nicholas D’Agostino has 7 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Nicholas D’Agostino has 6 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. Nicholas D’Agostino has 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 Australia A League action.

Andy Keogh FW

Andy Keogh has 8 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 shots on target this season. He does not have enough shots on goal to really be respected.

As a scorer, Andy Keogh 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, Andy Keogh had 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 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Jonathan Aspropotamitis DF

Jonathan Aspropotamitis has 2 shots fired this season. He is not considered a threat to score, but he takes a share of shots. Jonathan Aspropotamitis has 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.

As a scorer, Jonathan Aspropotamitis had 6 goals 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 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Diego Castro MF,FW

As a shooter, Diego Castro had 16 shots fired this season. He is a threat to score, but should not be considered a main threat. Diego Castro has 4 shots on target this season. He is capable of taking shots that can turn into goals.

Diego Castro has 6 goals scored this season. He is not known for scoring goals. 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 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in Australia A League action.

Sydney FC Team Stats

The Sydney FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sydney FC was able to score 1.18 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Sydney FC scored those goals off assists 69.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.82 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 0.24 of their shots on target. The shots generated from this offense would be deemed below average.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Sydney FC attempts 5.0 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Sydney FC is able to get 32.4% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Sydney FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sydney FC was able to hold opponents to 1.0 goals. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.36 shots were saved by Sydney FC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 7710.0% 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. Sydney FC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 27.3% of the time. 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 18.45 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Sydney FC is in the top 30 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sydney FC had 11.73 interceptions. This puts Sydney FC in the top 37 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Sydney FC has committed 10.91 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sydney FC is in the top 9 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Sydney FC drew 11.45 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sydney FC in the top 75 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sydney FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.09 times per 90 minutes of action. Sydney FC is in the top 77 percentile in offside calls against them.

Perth Glory Team Stats

The Perth Glory Offensive Stats and Metrics

Perth Glory scored 1.90 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 1.60 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Perth Glory converted on 0.42 of attempted shots on goal. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Perth Glory attempts 4.5 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 34.6% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Perth Glory Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Perth Glory was able to hold opponents to 2.1 goals. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 5.6 shots were saved by Perth Glory goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 6250.0% of shots on target were saved by Perth Glory goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. 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 19.1 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Perth Glory in the top 24 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Perth Glory has successfully intercepted 10.5 passes per 90 minutes of action. Perth Glory is in the top 60 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Perth Glory commits 9.0 fouls. This puts Perth Glory in the top 0 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Perth Glory drew 10.7 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Perth Glory in the top 86 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Perth Glory had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.9 times per 90 minutes of action. Perth Glory is in the top 62 percentile in offside calls against them.

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


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