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Perth Glory vs Wellington Phoenix Prediction 01/14/2024 | A-League

Match Details

The match between Perth Glory and Wellington Phoenix is scheduled to take place on January 14, 2024, at CommBank Stadium. It will be a regular-season A-League match. The odds for the match are as follows: Perth Glory – Local Winner: 2.89, Draw: 3.75, Wellington Phoenix – Away Winner: 2.28.

Head-to-Head Comparison

Perth Glory and Wellington Phoenix have faced each other multiple times in the past. In their most recent encounter on October 28, 2023, Wellington Phoenix emerged victorious with a scoreline of 2-1. Over their previous eight meetings, both teams have had relatively balanced results, with two wins each and four draws.

When these teams meet, goals are often expected. In six out of their last eight encounters, three or more goals were scored in the match.

Team Form: Perth Glory

Perth Glory has been struggling recently in various competitions. They have won only one out of their last six matches across all competitions and suffered four defeats during this period. Their goal-scoring ability has been commendable with an average of two goals per game but they have also conceded heavily with an average of almost three goals per game.

In the current A-League season, Perth Glory finds themselves in the bottom half of the table at the eleventh position with just eight points from eleven matches played so far. At home, they have won two matches out of five but also suffered two defeats.

In their most recent A-League fixture against Melbourne Victory on January 6th, Perth Glory lost by a narrow margin of 3-2 despite putting up a good fight.

Team Form: Wellington Phoenix

Wellington Phoenix has been performing relatively well recently and sits comfortably in second place in the A-League standings with 21 points from eleven matches. They have won six matches, drawn three, and lost two.

In away matches, Wellington Phoenix has been quite resilient, winning two out of their six games and drawing three. They have scored an average of 1.5 goals per away match while conceding an average of one goal.

In their most recent A-League fixture against Adelaide United on January 4th, Wellington Phoenix managed to secure a hard-fought draw with a scoreline of 2-2.

Key Players

For Perth Glory, Adam Taggart has been the standout player this season with seven goals and two assists in eleven appearances. His ability to find the back of the net will be crucial for Perth Glory’s chances in this match.

Wellington Phoenix will rely on Konstantinos Barbarouses to provide them with attacking prowess. He has already contributed six goals and three assists in thirteen appearances this season.

Statistical Insights

Perth Glory’s recent form suggests that they have struggled defensively, conceding an average of almost three goals per game in their last six matches. On the other hand, Wellington Phoenix has shown resilience at the back, conceding only eight goals in their last six matches across all competitions.

In terms of goal-scoring ability, both teams have been relatively prolific recently. Perth Glory has scored twelve goals in their last six matches while Wellington Phoenix has found the back of the net nine times during this period.

Prediction: Perth Glory 1 – 3 Wellington Phoenix

Based on recent form and performances, it is likely that Wellington Phoenix will come out on top in this match. Their strong defensive record coupled with a potent attack gives them an advantage over Perth Glory who have struggled defensively recently. Therefore, we predict a victory for Wellington Phoenix with a scoreline of 3-1.

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