Telstra Player Head To Head: Le Fondre v Berisha

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Sydney FC take on Western United at Leichhardt Oval on Saturday afternoon in their final match of the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League regular season.

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 before lifting the Plate in front of their Members in attendance.

Key to securing the three points on the day with be the strikers for both sides, Sky Blues’ Golden Boot Adam Le Fondre and his Western United counterpart Besart Berisha.

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

9. Adam Le Fondre

 

18. Besart Berisha

33

AGE

35

175cm

HEIGHT

183cm

Stockport, England

BORN

Pristina, Yugoslavia

Striker

POSITION

Striker

Stockport County

Rochdale (loan)

Rochdale

Rotherham United

Reading

Cardiff City

Bolton Wanderers (loan)

Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan)

Wigan Athletic (loan)

Bolton Wanderers (loan)

Bolton Wanderers

Sydney FC

 

FORMER CLUBS

Tennis Borussia Berlin

Hamburger SV

Aalborg (loan)

Horsens (loan)

Burnley

Rosenborg (loan)

Horsens (loan)

Arminia Bielefeld

Brisbane Roar

Melbourne Victory

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Western United

 

596 (230 goals)

CLUB APPEARANCES

313 (154 goals)

N/A

INT’L APPEARANCES

18 (1 goals)

24 games played

19 goals scored

31 shots on target

112.1 minutes per goal

31 key passes

1 assist

68.7% passing accuracy

8 tackles won

 

2019/20 A-LEAGUE STATS

22 games played

16 goals scored

30 shots on target

112.7 minutes per goal

18 key passes

0 assists

82% passing accuracy

4 tackles won


Currently leading the Hyundai A-League Golden Boot charts, Adam Le Fondre shines when it comes to goals scored, shots on target and minutes per goal.

The Englishman’s effort in the Sky Blues’ build up are also worth noting, with Le Fondre having played 31 key passes compared to Berisha’s 18.

With both strikers sure to be on the hunt for goals on Saturday, it’s sure to be an entertaining clash at Leichhardt.

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