Macarthur FC vs Wellington Phoenix Match Analysis & Prediction
29/04/2023 10:00 am
Macarthur FC will fancy their chances to escape the bottom of the Australian A-League this weekend when they take on Wellington Phoenix at Campbelltown Stadium in the 26th round of the campaign.
Coming into this game, Macarthur sits at the bottommost spot in the league table with 25 points and has picked up just two points from the last five matches they have played both home and away. Macarthur has however enjoyed playing at home recently- with the side currently unbeaten in three games.
Macarthur FC will look to make amends following 2-1 A-League defeat to Melbourne Victory in their previous encounter. In that game, Macarthur FC managed 53% possession, 17 shots with six of them on target and a goal scored by Tomislav Uskok (66′). Melbourne Victory got 25 shots with 10 of them on target and goals by Fernando Romero (3′) and Lleyton Brooks (94′).
Meanwhile, Wellington Phoenix is sixth in the league with 32 points and has picked up just one point from the last five games they have played both home and away. Wellington Phoenix will battle to turn things around as they have not won in the last five games coming into this with one draw and four defeats.
Wellington Phoenix heads into this game hoping for better results after 4-0 A-League trashing at the hands of Western Sydney Wanderers. In that game, Wellington Phoenix managed 47% possession and 13 shots with three of them on target. Western Sydney Wanderers got 19 shots with 12 of them on target and goals by Brandon Borrello (9′), Calem Nieuwenhof (31′), Aidan Simmons (65′) and Kusini Yengi (87′).
Macarthur FC vs. Wellington Phoenix Head to head
Each side claims three victories from the eight head to head encounters between Macarthur FC and Wellington Phoenix since 2021; while the other two matches ended in draws.
When playing at home, Macarthur FC has not lost to Wellington in their last three encounters.
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Macarthur FC Team News
Daniel Arzani and Ulises Dávila will be unavailable for Mile Sterjorvski’s selection for this match through injuries.
Macarthur FC's Last 5 Matches
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Wellington Phoenix Team News
As for the visiting side, Manager Ufuk Talay will be unable to call upon Ben Old who is recovering from injury.
Wellington Phoenix 's Last 5 Matches
Macarthur FC vs. Wellington Phoenix : Odds and Predictions
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