SYDNEY. Western Sydney Wanderers tops Sydney 4-0 after playing a incredible match. K. Yengi (13′), Amor Layouni (22′), Calem Nieuwenhof (63′) and Amor Layouni (75′). Sydney lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the Allianz Stadium stadium in Sydney on Saturday and it started at 9:45 am local time. The referee was Alireza Faghani who was helped by Ashley Beecham and Kearney Robinson. The 4th official was Hassan Jomaa. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant at 24.1 degrees Celsius or 75.38 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 86%.
- 58 Ball Possession 42
- 23 Total 12
- 8 On Target 7
- 10 Off Target 1
- 5 Shots blocked 4
- 102 Attack 87
- 62 Dangerous attack 20
- 85 Ball safe 75
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 1
- 2 Off Sides 1
- 8 Total 8
- 3 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 3
Sydney had a strong ball possession 58% while Western Sydney Wanderers was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sydney was putting more pressure with 62 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 8 were on target. Notwithstanding, Western Sydney Wanderers was able to find the solution to win this match.
Sydney shot 23 times, 8 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Western Sydney Wanderers shot 12 times, 7 on target, 1 off target.
Sydney received 3 yellow cards (Paulo Retre, Luke Brattan and Diego Caballo). Talking about the opposition, Western Sydney Wanderers received 3 yellow cards (Tom Beadling, K. Yengi and Romain Amalfitano).
After this match, Sydney will stay with 27 points to hold in the 6th place. Talking about the opposition, Western Sydney Wanderers will have 34 points to remain in the 3rd place.
In the next match in the A-League, Sydney will host Newcastle Jets on the 29th of April with a 28-9 head to head record in favor of Sydney (12 draws).
Western Sydney Wanderers will play away agasint Melbourne City on the 28th of April with a 11-10 head to head stats in favor of Western Sydney Wanderers (7 draws).
Sydney – Formation
Sydney started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Steve Corica decided to play with the following team: Andrew Redmayne, Rhyan Grant , James Donachie , Alex Wilkinson , Joel King , Paulo Retre , Luke Brattan , Joe Lolley , Anthony Caceres , Diego Caballo and Róbert Mak .
The home team had on the bench: Adrian Segecic, Tom Heward-Belle, Jack Rodwell, Patrick Wood, Jake Girdwood-Reich , Aaron Gurd and Jaiden Kucharski .
Sydney made 5 changes: James Donachie for Jack Rodwell (18′), Joel King for Jaiden Kucharski (46′), Paulo Retre for Jake Girdwood-Reich (71′), Robert Mak for P. Wood (84′) and Robert Mak for A. Segecic (84′).
Best player: Luke Brattan
The player that probably impressed the most for Sydney was Luke Brattan.
His rating iswith 68 passes (89% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 15.
Western Sydney Wanderers – Formation
Western Sydney Wanderers started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
Marko Ante Rudan played with: Lawrence Thomas, Aidan Simmons , Marcelo , Tom Beadling , Adama Traoré , Amor Layouni , Calem Nieuwenhof , Romain Amalfitano , Miloš Ninković , Brandon Borrello and Kusini Yengi .
They had on the bench: Alessandro Lopane, Yeni N’Gbakoto, Jarrod Carluccio, Daniel Margush, Alex Bonetig, Nicolas Milanovic and Oliver Božanić.
Western Sydney Wanderers made 3 changes: K. Yengi for Yeni N’Gbakoto (71′), M. Ninković for Nicolas Milanovic (78′) and Aidan Simmons for Alex Bonetig (87′).
Best player: Amor Layouni
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Western Sydney Wanderers was Amor Layouni.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 17 passes (70% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 10.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the A-League.
- Sydney – Western Sydney Wanderers – 0-4
- Brisbane Roar – Western United – 1-0
- Newcastle Jets – Perth Glory – 2-2