SYDNEY. Western Sydney Wanderers W prevails over Wellington Phoenix W 1-0 after S. Harding scored just 1 goal (40′).
The match was played at the Blacktown Football Park stadium in Sydney on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Bec Mackie who was helped by Anastasia Filacouridis and Claire Green. The 4th official was Mikayla Ryan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 25.1 degrees Celsius or 77.14 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.
- 54 Ball Possession 46
- 18 Total 7
- 6 On Target 1
- 12 Off Target 6
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 74 Attack 80
- 59 Dangerous attack 32
- 42 Ball safe 56
- 0 Penalties 0
- 6 Corners 5
- 0 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 3
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Western Sydney Wanderers W was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Wellington Phoenix W that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Western Sydney Wanderers W was putting more pressure with 59 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Western Sydney Wanderers W won the match.
Western Sydney Wanderers W shot 18 times, 6 on target, 12 off target. Talking about the opposition, Wellington Phoenix W shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.
Western Sydney Wanderers W received 1 yellow card (S. Saveska). On the opposite side, Wellington Phoenix W received 1 yellow card (G. Wisnewski).
After playing this contest, Western Sydney Wanderers W will have 14 points to hold in the 8th place. Regarding the opposition, Wellington Phoenix W will stay with 5 points to remain in the 11th place.
In the next match in the W-League, Western Sydney Wanderers W will play away with Western United W on the 1st of April with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Western Sydney Wanderers W (0 draws).
Wellington Phoenix W will host Melbourne Victory W on the 31st of March with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Melbourne Victory W (0 draws).
Western Sydney Wanderers W – Formation
The manager Kat Smith decided to play with the following team: Jordyn Bloomer, Clare Hunt, Gemma Ferris, Amy Harrison, Olivia Price, Malia Steinmetz, Bethany Gordon, Danika Matos, Sheridan Gallagher, Alexia Apostolakis and S. Harding.
The home team had on the bench: Holly Caspers, Sham Khamis, Sienna Saveska, Ella Abdul Massih and Amy Chessari.
Western Sydney Wanderers W could not rely on the presence of E. Massih (injured).
Western Sydney Wanderers W made 4 changes: A. Apostolakis for Ella Abdul Massih (68′), A. Harrison for Amy Chessari (75′), S. Gallagher for Holly Caspers (76′) and O. Price for Sienna Saveska (90′).
Wellington Phoenix W – Formation
Natalie Lawrence played with: Brianna Jayne Edwards, Michaela Foster, Mackenzie Dale Barry, Marisa Isabel Van Der Meer, Claudia Cicco, Betsy Hassett, Chloe Knott, Grace Cecilia Wisnewski, Paige Satchell, Ava Pritchard and Emily Louise Foy Clegg.
These were the players on the bench: Michaela Robertson, Saskia Vosper, Emma Caitlin Rolston, I. Gomez and Georgia Field Candy.
Wellington Phoenix W made 4 changes: A. Pritchard for M. Robertson (61′), P. Satchell for Isabel Gomez (71′), C. Knott for Emma Caitlin Rolston (71′) and C. Cicco for Saskia Vosper (79′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the W-League.