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The A-League match at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday sees home side Sydney FC go up against Macarthur FC.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Sydney FC v Macarthur FC can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Sydney FC go into this match coming off the back of a 0-0 A-League tied result against Western Sydney Wanderers.
In that match, Sydney FC had 47% possession and 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Western Sydney Wanderers had 9 attempts on goal with 3 on target.
Steve Corica's Sydney FC have hit the target a sum total of 10 times in their preceding 6 outings. At the other end, the number of goals that have been scored against them in that time is 5.
In their last fixture, Macarthur FC drew 1-1 in the A-League match with Wellington Phoenix.
In that game, Macarthur FC managed 57% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The scorer for Macarthur FC was Lachlan Rose (61'). For their opponents, Wellington Phoenix had 14 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Gary Hooper (25') scored for Wellington Phoenix.
The stats don’t lie, and Macarthur FC have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 9 goals overall. Defensively, Macarthur FC have been far from perfect.
Coming into this clash, Macarthur FC have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
The last league contest featuring these sides was A-League match day 18 on 28/02/2021 which ended up with the score at Sydney FC 0-1 Macarthur FC.
The referee was Alex King.
Team News: Sydney FC
The Sydney FC boss Steve Corica has no fitness worries to speak of before this game thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Macarthur FC
Thanks to a fully healthy group to choose from, the Macarthur FC manager Ante Miličić has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Macarthur FC have it in them to breach the defence of this Sydney FC lineup, although that probably shouldn’t be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re predicting both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for Sydney FC after the 90. Should be a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Leichhardt Oval (20,000)
Captain: Alex Wilkinson
Chairman: Scott Barlow
Manager: Steve Corica
Competitions: A-League position 8