Top Facts Round 20: Wellington Phoenix v Adelaide United


Here are some ‘top facts’ for the clash between Wellington Phoenix v Adelaide United

Both Wellington and Adelaide have found the net in eight of the last nine A-League meetings between these two clubs.

Adelaide have won just one of their last eight trips to Wellington in the A-League, but this came in their last meeting there (1-0 in March 2014).

Sergio Cirio has scored in his last three A-League appearances against Wellington Phoenix.

However, all of Cirio’s six A-League goals in 2014-15 have come in home matches.

Phoenix are now unbeaten in eight A-League home matches (W5 D3), keeping a clean sheet in half (4) of these games.

Adelaide United have scored in 13 of their last 14 A-League matches – a run that includes two games against Wellington Phoenix.

Adelaide United have posted a league-high 59.9% average possession figure in the A-League this season.

Wellington have won a league-high six penalties this season, but opponents Adelaide have conceded the fewest (1).

Nathan Burns has attempted a league-high 27 shots on target this season. He’s scored just once in his last six A-League appearances for Wellington.

Adelaide United travel to take on Wellington Phoenix in Round 20 of the Hyundai 2014/15 A-League season on Saturday, 7 March at the Hutt Recreation Ground, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Kick off at 2:30pm ACDT.