Head To Head: Adam Le Fondre v Adam Taggart

The Sky Blues return home on Saturday to face the Brisbane Roar at Jubilee Stadium as the Summer of Football heats up both on and off the pitch.

Two of the league’s leading strikers face off at Kogarah, as Adam Le Fondre and Adam Taggart go head to head in what will be a contest to savour. Who’ll be top gun on Saturday? Be there to find out.

Sky Blues striker Adam Le Fondre will be once again lead the Sky Blues’ line, boasting seven goals from his nine games so far, while Taggart will be looking to kick start the Roar’s season and add to his six goals already this season.

The Sky Blues are in form, coming off the back of a solid showing against ladder leaders Perth, and will be looking to close the gap at the top with another three points on Saturday.

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Who'll be top gun on Saturday? It's no contest for us, Adam Le Fondre 100%! Photo by Jaime Castaneda (@jamcas50)

With such an exciting match-up just days away, let’s look at the ‘Tale of the Tape’ between the two front men.

9. Adam Le Fondre

 

9. Adam Taggart

32

AGE

25

175cm

HEIGHT

183cm

Stockport, England

BORN

Perth, Western Australia

Striker

POSITION

Striker

Stockport County

Rochdale

Rotherham Utd

Reading

Cardiff

Bolton Wanderers

Sydney FC

FORMER CLUBS

Perth Glory

Newcastle Jets

Fulham

Dundee United (loan)

Perth Glory

Brisbane Roar

491 (185 goals)

CLUB APPEARANCES

112 (45 goals)

N/A

INT’L APPEARANCES

7 (3 goals)

7 goals

Zero assists

15 shots on target

32% conversion rate (22 shots)

8 key passes

2018/19 A-LEAGUE STATS

6 goals

Zero assists

12 shots on target

25% conversion rate (24 shots)

2 key passes

 

While the pair are closely grouped for goals scored, it’s Le Fondre’s conversion rate that sets him above Taggart, with the Englishman converting more of his shots at goal than his Brisbane Roar counterpart.

Who’ll be top gun this Saturday when Sydney FC take on Brisbane Roar at Jubilee Stadium? Will we see ‘Alfie’ find the back of the net again this weekend?