Key Stats Ahead Of Our #BigBlue Semi-Final

It's set to be a massive #BigBlue blockbuster semi-final between Sydney FC and Melbourne at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night (kick off 7:50pm AEST).

The Sky Blues have defeated Melbourne in two Grand Finals (in 2010 and 2017), both of those were in a penalty shootout.

In the last seven meetings between the two teams, Sydney FC have won all season, including that 4-2 penalty-shootout win in last season’s decider.

And when it comes to finals games at Allianz Stadium, the Sky Blues are unbeaten in all nine, winning seven of them.

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  • Kevin Muscat’s men have lost their last five Hyundai A-League finals games played outside Victoria, scoring just two goals in the process. Their only finals win outside their home state came in 2009 against Adelaide at Coopers Stadium (2-0).
  • Sydney FC have scored 64 goals this campaign, the second-most of any team in a single Hyundai A-League season (inc. playoffs); Melbourne City hold the record with 66 goals in 2015/16.
  • Sydney FC and Melbourne have each scored 13 goals in the 15 minutes immediately after half-time this season, more than any other teams in the Hyundai A-League.
  • Sky Blues defender Alex Wilkinson has made 161 clearances this Hyundai A-League campaign, 26 more than any other player in the competition and 42 more than Melbourne’s best Rhys Williams (109).