The #BigBlue Stats Breakdown

It's one of the oldest Hyundai A-League rivalries and we're set for our 50th and biggest #BigBlue on Sunday at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium (kick off 7pm AEST). Check out the stats breakdown of our fixture against Melbourne Victory ahead of Sunday's latest instalment.

 

Big Blue Stats Breakdown

Championships:

  • Sydney FC – 3
  • Melbourne Victory – 4

Premierships:

  • Sydney FC – 3
  • Melbourne Victory – 3

Grand Final appearances:

  • Sydney FC – 4
  • Melbourne Victory – 5
  • Biggest win for Sydney FC came in 2014 on Australia Day at Etihad Stadium as the Sky Blues smashed their rivals 5-0
5-0 in 2014
A famous 5-0 win on Australia Day 2014.

The two sides have met a total of 49 times in the Hyundai A-League and it is as even as it gets:

  • 16 wins
  • 17 draws
  • 16 losses

In Semi-Finals, the Victory have a slight edge:

  • 4 losses
  • 1 draw
  • 2 wins

However, when it comes to Grand Finals when the pressure is at its highest the Sky Blues have the edge:

  • 2 wins (2010, 2017)
  • 1 loss (2015)
2017 GF
That famous night in 2017.

The home record for the Sky Blues is strong and that holds them in good stead heading into Sunday’s clash at Kogarah, with 24 matches in Sydney territory giving us a record of:

  • 9 wins
  • 9 draws
  • 6 losses

Recent history is also on the Sky Blues’ side with the last 10 regular season matches between the two sides giving us a record of:

  • 7 wins
  • 1 draw
  • 2 losses

The all-time top scorers list in this rivalry includes three players who will feature on Sunday:

  • Kosta Barbarouses – 6
  • James Troisi – 5
  • Alex Brosque – 4

This clash could have two players going up against former clubs – Mitch Austin and Terry Antonis:

  • Antonis’ record against Sydney FC since moving to Victory is 4 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses – another good sign for the Sky Blues