Sydney FC vs Wellington Phoenix
Date: Saturday, 8th December 2018
Kick-off at 06.35 UK/ 07.35 CET
Venue: Jubilee Oval (Sydney).
Sydney FC welcomes Wellington Phoenix to the Jubilee Oval to complete their 7th round schedule of the Australian A-League. The match is scheduled for Saturday. Sydney is one of the top teams in the competition while Phoenix represents bottom-most strata of the competition.
Wellington occupies the ninth position in the table and has secured five points so far in their campaign. They won one match, drew two and lost three. The team managed to score four goals and conceded ten in return.
Sydney is the third side in league standings and has 11 points against their name on the board. Their record reads three wins, two draws, and a single loss. They have a goal difference of +5 after scoring ten and conceding five.
Wellington played out a draw in their last league fixture against Perth. The match ended 1-1. Despite having the home advantage, Phoenix couldn’t hold on to their lead of one for just eight more minutes.
Sydney orchestrated a comeback, on the road, against the Central Coast Mariners. The final score was 1-2 in favor of the guests. The Mariners had scored first, but Sydney held their nerves and hit back in the 42nd and 65th minutes respectively.
Sydney FC vs Wellington Phoenix Head-to-head (h2h)
- Sydney has recorded the last five wins in h2h ties, and that too, in a row.
- The hosts, Sydney has lost only two of their last 18 matches.
- Wellington is winless in 12 of their last 14 games.
- Sydney has lost only one of their last five matches at home.
- Wellington is winless in their last nine consecutive matches on the road. Also, they have just one win to their name, in the last 21 attempts on the road.
Sydney FC vs Wellington Phoenix Prediction
The home team looks the absolute favorite to win this tie. They have easily dominated the h2h ties against this opponent. Last five wins in h2h games are in the name of Sydney.
Sydney has lost only two of their last 18 overall games, and just one of their last five at home.
Wellington Phoenix is truly in a hole that they can’t find a way out of. They are winless in 12 of their last 14 games. On the road, their record is even poorer. They were able to record only one win in their last 21 away ties.
The team is also winless in their last nine matches on the road.
The home team will win this tie, and both halves as well.
Sydney FC vs Wellington Phoenix Betting Tips
Sydney FC to win @ 1.40 (2/5)
Half Time/ Full Time: Sydney FC/ Sydney FC @ 2.00 (1/1).