WOLLONGONG. Sydney W tops Wellington Phoenix W 5-0 after playing a incredible match. R. Lowe (4′), M. Hawkesby (14′ pen), M. Hawkesby (29′), C. Vine (38′) and M. Hawkesby (44′). Sydney W was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (62%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
The match was played at the WIN Stadium stadium in Wollongong on Thursday and it started at 5:05 pm local time. The referee was Lara Lee who had the assistance of Delfina Dimoski and . The 4th official was Rebecca Mackie. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 24.5 degrees Celsius or 76.03 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 64%.
- ! 38 Ball Possession 62
- 5 Total 26
- 2 On Target 12
- 3 Off Target 14
- 0 Shots blocked 7
- 77 Attack 108
- 24 Dangerous attack 86
- 75 Ball safe 77
- 0 Penalties 1
- 0 Corners 7
- 12 Total 10
- 3 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 4
Sydney W had a superior ball possession 62% while Wellington Phoenix W was struggling with a 38% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sydney W had a more offensive attitude with 86 dangerous attacks and 26 shots of which 12 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sydney W won the match.
Wellington Phoenix W shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target. On the other side, Sydney W shot 26 times, 12 on target, 14 off target.
Wellington Phoenix W received 3 yellow cards (K. Taylor, T. Kramer and T. Walker). Talking about the opposition, Sydney W received 1 yellow card (J. Nash).
After playing this match, Wellington Phoenix W will stay with 0 points like Adelaide United W, Brisbane Roar W, Canberra United W, Melbourne City W, Melbourne Victory W, Newcastle Jets W, Perth Glory W, Sydney W and Western Sydney Wanderers W to sit in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Sydney W will have 0 points like Adelaide United W, Brisbane Roar W, Canberra United W, Melbourne City W, Melbourne Victory W, Newcastle Jets W, Perth Glory W, Wellington Phoenix W and Western Sydney Wanderers W to sit in the 8th place.
In the next match in the W-League, Wellington Phoenix W will host Perth Glory W on the 6th of March with a 0-0 head to head.
Sydney W will play away agasint Adelaide United W on the 6th of March with a 4-1 head to head in favor of Sydney W (0 draws).
Wellington Phoenix W – Formation
The manager Gemma Lewis decided to play with the following team: L. Alfeld, S. Vosper, M. Barry, Z. McMeeken, C. Knott, G. Wisnewski, I. Gomez, A. Whinham, K. Taylor, K. Brown and A. Pritchard.
The home team had on the bench: B. Edwards, H. Jones, T. Kramer, T. Walker and J. Jasnos.
Wellington Phoenix W made 4 changes: Z. McMeeken for T. Kramer (46′), K. Brown for J. Jasnos (46′), A. Pritchard for T. Walker (64′) and I. Gomez for H. Jones (79′).
Sydney W – Formation
Ante Juric played with: J. Whyman, N. Tobin, A. Green, J. Nash, C. Mclean, R. Lowe, T. Ray, M. Hawkesby, C. Vine, P. Ibini and R. Siemsen.
These were the players on the bench: M. Rojas, K. Offer, A. Hristodoulou, P. Satchell and S. Hunter.
Sydney W made 4 changes: C. Vine for P. Satchell (46′), A. Green for A. Hristodoulou (56′), T. Ray for S. Hunter (68′) and N. Tobin for M. Rojas (71′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the W-League.