Telstra Player Head To Head: Brattan v Brillante

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Sydney FC take on Melbourne City at ANZ Stadium on Saturday afternoon as the conclusion of the 2019/20 season edges closer.

Crowned Premiers for a record-breaking fourth time, the Sky Blues will be out to show why they’re the best team in the country on Saturday in Homebush.

Key to securing the three points on the day with be the defensive midfielders for both sides, Sky Blues’ Luke Brattan and his City counterpart, and former Sky Blue, Josh Brillante.

Let’s look at the ‘Tale of the Tape’ between the two midfielders.  
 

26. Luke Brattan

 

6. Josh Brillante

30

AGE

27

175cm

HEIGHT

177cm

Hull, United Kingdom

BORN

Bundaberg, Australia

Midfielder

POSITION

Midfielder

Brisbane Roar

Manchester City

Bolton Wanderers (loan)

Melbourne City (loan)

Sydney FC

FORMER CLUBS

Gold Coast United

Newcastle Jets

Fiorentina

Empoli (loan)

Como (loan)

Sydney FC

Melbourne City

190 (10 goals)

CLUB APPEARANCES

167 (4 goals)

N/A

INT’L APPEARANCES

5 (0 goals)

21 games played

86.5% passing accuracy

1,223 successful passes

30 tackles won

39 interceptions

17 key passes

1 assist

8 shots on target

2019/20 A-LEAGUE STATS

23 games played

83.9% passing accuracy

1,092 successful passes

35 tackles won

38 interceptions

21 key passes

3 assists

7 shots on target

 

 

Brattan leads the way with passing accuracy, while it’s Brillante who slightly edges in front in tackles won and key passes, with barely anything separating the pair in their respective stats.

With both defensive midfielders sure to be on their game, it’s sure to be a tight and thrilling encounter at ANZ Stadium on Saturday.

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