Perth Glory vs Wellington Phoenix
Australia A League.
Date: Saturday, 2nd February 2019
Kick-off at 11.00 UK/ 12.00 CET
Venue: nib Stadium (Perth).
League toppers are on a three-match winning streak in all competition. Andy Keogh and his men will be a happy bunch of players, as they are facing nearest rivals in a distant derby match due to their league rankings.
The Glorys were solid at the back whole season and just conceded 16 goals. Reddy Liam has started in every match they played and kept most number of clean sheets in the league.
Antony Popovic has been credited to their success and his tactics and coaching has changed their fortune. Until now 20 goals have been contributed by the forward players. Over 55% ball possession have been recorded every match and chances created by the mid-field also contributed to their fate.
The NIx is on a giant killing spree, having lost only one out previous 10. Roy Krishna is leading the line with 11 goals and created 2 chances for other members of the team.
Their fighting spirit and quality of play will be enough to make the opposition to think. Wellington Phoenix plays physical style and is always committed to breaking the opposition’s rhythm of play using high press.
Perth Glory vs Wellington Phoenix Head-to-head (h2h)
2017 was the last time Perth Glory won a match at their home.
At nib Stadium, away team lead 2-1 in their previous 5 meetings.
Last 10 matches at home, Glory opened their account against away team.
Seven of the last thirteen matches ended in 2-1 score line.
Perth Glory vs Wellington Phoenix Prediction
It will be hard to predict who will be victorious after the match. Both of the team is carrying a good run of form. So, we can anticipate more goals as per the history of both these teams unravel.
Both of these teams possess fire power up front and thus it will be interesting to watch who scores the first one. Game will be decided only because of the mistake created by one of these teams.
Andy Keogh has scored 6 league goals in last 7 matches. The home team won every time the man from Ireland scored goals. He has been so instrumental in their success as well.
Perth Glory vs Wellington Phoenix Betting Tips
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 1.72 (8/11)
Andy Keogh to Score any time @ 2.00 (1/1).