By the numbers: Roar v Mariners

After playing out a pair of draws with the Mariners this season we head to Gosford on Friday night, hunting a second win for the month & will be buoyed by a strong record against Friday’s opponents.

We are undefeated in their last 14 Hyundai A-League games against the Central Coast and haven’t suffered a defeat in Gosford for almost six years.

Take a look below at some of the key stats ahead of Friday night’s match.

HEAD-TO-HEAD

Overall: Roar wins: 24, draws: 13, Central Coast wins: 7

In Gosford: Roar wins: 13, draws: 6, Central Coast wins: 2

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  • The Roar are undefeated in their last 14 Hyundai A-League games against Central Coast Mariners (W10, D4); only twice in league history has any team gone longer without defeat against another (17 – Melbourne Victory v Central Coast Mariners; 15 – Sydney FC v Newcastle Jets).
  • Roar have dominated the head-to-head between the sides (24 wins to 7) scoring 80 goals to Mariners 50
  • An average of 2.95 goals have been scored in clashes between the two sides.

LAST FIVE MEETINGS

Central Coast Mariners 1-1 Brisbane Roar
January 20, 2019 – Central Coast Stadium

Brisbane Roar 1-1 Central Coast Mariners
October 21, 2018 – Suncorp Stadium

Brisbane Roar 1-0 Central Coast Mariners
March 31, 2018 – Suncorp Stadium

Central Coast Mariners 1-2 Brisbane Roar
January 27, 2018 – Central Coast Stadium

Brisbane Roar 0-0 Central Coast Mariners
November 5, 2017 – Suncorp Stadium

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SET PIECES

The Roar have scored from 34.8% of their goals from set pieces this season, resulting in eight goals – a figure only bettered by  Western Sydney and Sydney FC. On the other hand, the Mariners have conceded more goals from set pieces (14) than any other side this season.

STRONG FINISH

Brisbane have scored six goals (26% of total goals) in the final 15 minutes of matches this season – the third highest percentage of any team in the league while the Mariners have conceded eleven in the same period – the second worst record in the league.

SLIPPERY FISH

Henrique has scored seven goals against Central Coast Mariners in the Hyundai A-League. Only against Perth Glory (8) has he scored more.

Hyundai A-League Round 20: Brisbane Roar v Western Sydney, Suncorp Stadium, Friday, 8 March