A-League: Perth Glory manages to draw 2-2 with Sydney after recovering a 0-2 deficit

PERTH. Perth Glory manages to recover against Sydney with a goal on the J. Lolley 6' and a goal on the R. Grant 26'.

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PERTH. Perth Glory manages to recover against Sydney with a goal on the J. Lolley 6′ and a goal on the R. Grant 26′.

The match was played at the Macedonia Park stadium in Perth on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Alex King with the collaboration of Arvin Shanmuganathan and Josh Manella. The 4th official was Shane Skinner. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 24.8 degrees Celsius or 76.64 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 30%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Perth Glory was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Sydney that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Sydney was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Sydney to win the match​.

Perth Glory shot 17 times, 4 on target, 13 off target. Talking about the opposition, Sydney shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Perth Glory received 1 yellow card (Jacob Muir). On the opposite side, Sydney received 2 yellow cards (Luke Brattan and Paulo Retre).

After playing this contest, Perth Glory will have 13 points like Sydney to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Sydney will have 13 points like Perth Glory to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 6'
    6'

    Joe Lolley

  • 26'
    26'

    Jacob Muir

  • 26'
    26'

    R. Grant

  • 36'
    36'

    Luke Brattan

  • 46'
    46'

    Zachary Duncan

    Luke Bodnar

  • 46'
    46'

    David Williams

    Luke Ivanovic

  • 46'
    46'

    Zachary Duncan

    Jack Clisby

  • 46'
    46'

    Adam Zimarino

    Jacob Muir

  • 65'
    65'

    Paulo Retre

    Max Burgess

  • 90'
    90'

    David Williams

    Jacob Dowse

  • 90'
    90'

    Paulo Retre

  • 90'
    90'

    Jacob Dowse

    Jack Clisby

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Forde

    Mustafa Amini

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Kucharski

    Joe Lolley

Next match

In the upcoming A-League match, Perth Glory will host Melbourne Victory on the 21st of January with a 18-17 head to head stats in favor of Perth Glory (12 draws).

Sydney will play away against Western United on the 21st of January with a 5-2 head to head statistic in favor of Sydney (1 draw).

Perth Glory: Formation and Lineups

Perth Glory started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

The manager Ruben Zadkovich chose to play with the following team: Cameron Cook (6.4), Johnny Koutroumbis (6.5), Jacob Muir (6.1), Darryl Lachman (7.2), Mark Beevers (6.6), Jack Clisby (7.0), Ryan Williams (6.4), Mustafa Amini (6.6), Luke Bodnar (6.6), Keegan Jelacic (7.0) and Luke Ivanovic (6.4).

Substitutes

Perth Glory made 5 changes: Luke Bodnar for Zachary Duncan (46′), Luke Ivanovic for David Williams (46′), Jacob Muir for Adam Zimarino (46′), Jack Clisby for Jacob Dowse (90′) and Mustafa Amini for J. Forde (90′).

Top player: Darryl Lachman

Probably the most impressive player in Perth Glory was Darryl Lachman.

His rating is (7.2) with 103 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 4.

Sydney: Formation and Lineups

Sydney started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Regarding the opposition, Steve Corica played with: Andrew Redmayne (6.4), Rhyan Grant (7.2), James Donachie (6.9), Aaron Gurd (6.7), Diego Caballo (7.4), Anthony Caceres (7.4), Luke Brattan (6.8), Max Burgess (6.6), Joe Lolley (7.2), Adam Le Fondre (6.8) and Róbert Mak (7.6).

Substitutes

Sydney made 2 changes: Max Burgess for Paulo Retre (65′) and Joe Lolley for J. Kucharski (90′).

Top player: Róbert Mak

The player who no doubt impressed Sydney the most was Róbert Mak.

His rating is (7.6) with 33 passes (81% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 6 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the A-League

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