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Wellington Phoenix will host visiting opponents Western Sydney Wanderers at Sky Stadium in this A-League meeting on Sunday.
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Wellington Phoenix will be looking for an improved result here following the 0-2 A-League defeat last time out to Central Coast Mariners.
Matt Simon (40') and Oliver Bozanić (50') scored for Central Coast Mariners.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Wellington Phoenix haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that The Nix have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 10 goals in the process.
Western Sydney Wanderers
Western Sydney Wanderers will come into the encounter following a 2-0 A-League win to defeat Melbourne Victory in their previous game.
For Western Sydney Wanderers, the goalscorers were Graham Dorrans (72') and Kwame Yeboah (88').
Over the course of their previous 6 outings, Western Sydney Wanderers have bagged the sum of 9 goals. The Wanderers have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. During that period, they’ve had 5 goals scored by their opponents. Nonetheless, time will tell whether that trend will persist here in this match.
Head to head
A glance at their past head-to-head clashes stretching back to 03/11/2018 shows us that Wellington Phoenix have won 4 of these games & Western Sydney Wanderers 2, with the number of drawn results standing at 0.
18 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 10 for The Nix and 8 belonging to The Wanderers. The average goals per game has been 3.
The last league encounter between the two was A-League match day 29 on 31/07/2020 when it ended Western Sydney Wanderers 1-0 Wellington Phoenix.
The referee was Kurt Ams.
Team News: Wellington Phoenix
Wellington Phoenix boss Ufuk Talay will be thankful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match with a completely healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: Western Sydney Wanderers
Owing to a completely injury-free squad to choose from, Western Sydney Wanderers manager Carl Robinson doesn’t have any fitness worries at all before this match.
We’re of the opinion that Western Sydney Wanderers and Wellington Phoenix should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. That is why we are leaning toward a very close game with a 1-1 draw when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sky Stadium (34,500)
Chairman: Robert Morrison
Manager: Ufuk Talay
Competitions: A-League position 11
⭐ Key Player: Ulises Dávila
Normally played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Ulises Dávila was born in Guadalajara, Mexico. Having made a first senior appearance for CD Guadalajara in the 2009 - 2010 season, the dangerous Midfielder has bagged 3 league goals in the A-League 2020 - 2021 season so far in 6 appearances.