Western Sydney Wanderers vs Sydney FC
Date: Saturday, 18th February, 2017
Kick-Off: 7:50pm AEDT/ 8:50am UK
Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney.
The Sydney derby will headline the Saturday games as Western Sydney Wanderers take on Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium.
Wanderers are currently in sixth spot with 21 points while the Sky Blues are on top of the table with 47 points.
It was a poor performance by Western Sydney last round as they went down 2-0 to Central Coast Mariners.
On the other hand, Sydney FC got another win with a 3-1 victory against Wellington Phoenix.
Western Sydney Wanderers vs Sydney FC: Head-to-Head Statistics
- Sydney FC have the better head-to-head record with 7 wins compared to Western Sydney’s 3.
- There have been 4 draws between these sides including their last meeting.
- That last match was round 15 of this season where the game ended 0-0.
- The Sky Blues have won 6 of the past 10 meetings against the Wanderers.
- Western Sydney have not won against the Sky Blues in the past 10 matches.
Western Sydney Wanderers vs Sydney FC: Predictions
This Sydney derby is important for Western Sydney to keep their place in the top 6.
Western Sydney need to make amends for last round’s terrible game and play a whole lot better against a team that has not put a foot wrong this season.
Sydney FC do not look like slowing down and will want to inflict more pain on their rivals.
Must remember last time these sides faced off at ANZ stadium in round 1, Sydney FC won 4-0 and Western Sydney’s form at this ground has been average with no wins in 3 matches.
A win for the Wanderers will move them a game clear in the top 6 while a Sky Blues win will extend their lead on top of the table.
Given Western Sydney’s consistency, you never know which team will show but given this is a local derby, Sydney FC should be too good and get the win in this fixture.
Western Sydney Wanderers vs Sydney FC: Bet Tips
Both Teams to Score at 1.75.
Sydney FC to win and Over 2.5 goals at 4.00.