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Brisbane Roar come up against away side Central Coast Mariners at Suncorp Stadium in the A-League meeting on Wednesday.
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Brisbane Roar will be hoping to bounce back here following a 3-2 A-League loss in their previous game against Melbourne City.
In that match, Brisbane Roar managed 42% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For Brisbane Roar, the goalscorers were Kai Trewin (17' Own goal), Joe Champness (28') and Macaulay Gillesphey (38'). At the other end, Melbourne City got 32 attempts on goal with 10 on target. Connor Metcalfe (14') and Scott Galloway (73') scored for Melbourne City.
Three or more goals per game have been seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Brisbane Roar have been involved. Opposing sides scored 6 of them in this period while The Roar amassed a tally of 12.
Their previous form shows that Brisbane Roar:
- haven't lost in the league to Central Coast Mariners in their previous 19 matches. It's quite some record.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 home league matches.
Central Coast Mariners
Previously, Central Coast Mariners drew 1-1 in the A-League tie with Melbourne Victory.
In that game, Central Coast Mariners had 56% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The only player to score for Central Coast Mariners was Matt Simon (4'). On the other side, Melbourne Victory had 12 shots on goal with 4 on target. Callum McManaman (62') was the scorer for Melbourne Victory.
The stats tell the story, and Central Coast Mariners have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, with opponents netting 11 goals in all. Defensively, Mariners just haven’t been too solid at all. We shall soon see if that trend can be sustained here.
Analysis of their past results shows that Central Coast Mariners:
- haven't beaten Brisbane Roar in games played away from home for the previous 9 league matches. Very poor away form.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head results stretching back to 20/01/2019 shows that these encounters have not been fruitful for Central Coast Mariners. They have not managed to register any victories whatsoever whereas Brisbane Roar have been too good for them, beating them in 83 per cent of those match-ups.
A combined total of 18 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 14 for The Roar and 4 being from Mariners. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The last league contest between these sides was A-League match day 18 on 28/04/2021 when it finished Central Coast Mariners 0-4 Brisbane Roar.
That day, Central Coast Mariners had 55% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
Brisbane Roar got 8 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Macaulay Gillesphey (19'), Joe Champness (56'), Alex Parsons (89') and Masato Kudo (93') scored.
The match was refereed by Alex King.
Team News: Brisbane Roar
Brisbane Roar manager Warren Moon doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash owing to a fully injury-free group to choose from.
Team News: Central Coast Mariners
Due to a completely healthy squad to pick from, Central Coast Mariners boss Alen Stajčić has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this game.
When taking all factors into account, Central Coast Mariners should be able to score a goal against this Brisbane Roar lineup, however it possibly won’t quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We’re expecting a narrow 2-1 advantage for Brisbane Roar by the conclusion of the game. Could easily see this go either way.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Suncorp Stadium (52,500)
Captain: Tom Aldred
Chairman: Rahim Soekasah
Manager: Warren Moon
Competitions: A-League position 7
⭐ Key Man: Riku Danzaki
Typically playing in the Striker position, Riku Danzaki was born in Natori, Japan. After having played his first senior match for Consadole Sapporo in the 2019 season, the accomplished Forward has got 7 league goals in the A-League 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 19 appearances.