Here are some ‘top facts’ for the clash between Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United.
Melbourne Victory have gone unbeaten in their first seven matches, the last time they managed this was at the start of the 2007/08 campaign.
In the 2006/07 and 2007/08 campaigns Melbourne Victory were undefeated in their first seven games but went on to lose their eighth fixture both times. Both of those defeats came at the hands of Adelaide United.
The Victoria side’s run of 15 points from seven matches marks their longest unbeaten sequence since they also managed four wins and three draws in November – December 2010.
Melbourne Victory have never gone eight matches unbeaten in a single season.
Adelaide have gone the first seven games of the season unbeaten for the first time since 2010/11 when they won four and drawn three.
The Reds’ haul of 17 points is their highest ever from the first seven matches of an A-League season.
Adelaide have not gone eight in a row unbeaten since they went 11 without defeat at the start of the 2011/12 campaign.
Victory are unbeaten in their last four with Adelaide (W2 D2), scoring 10 goals in that run.
Adelaide have lost 12 of their last 16 away matches against Melbourne Victory (W1 D3).
The last six games between the sides have produced 23 goals in total; an average of 3.8.
Adelaide Untied will face Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park in Round 8 of the 2014/15 Hyundai A-League season on Friday, 28 November. Kick off will be at 7:10 ACDT.