10 key stats ahead of Westfield W-League Round 12

Champions Melbourne City’s blockbuster clash with league-leaders Brisbane Roar headlines a crucial Round 12 of the Westfield W-League this weekend.

There’s three big games to look forward to, with maximum points vital as a host of club’s eye spots in the Finals Series.

Check out some of the key facts and figures ahead of Round 12.

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  • The last three clashes between Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne Victory have all ended in a draw.
  • The last four clashes between Perth Glory and Canberra United have featured an incredible 20 goals, at an average of five per game.
  • After going their first five matches unbeaten against Brisbane Roar, City lost the previous clash between the two clubs 2-0 back in December.
  • Melbourne Victory have taken the second fewest (81) amount of shots than any other team, but have the best shooting accuracy in the Westfield W-League (55.6%).
  • Newcastle Jets have the best crossing accuracy in the Westfield W-League at 28.1%, just ahead of Brisbane Roar (28%), although Roar have made significantly more crosses into the box (236 to 178).
  • Perth Glory are the only team yet to have scored a goal from outside the box this Westfield W-League season.
  • Despite boasting the best defensive record in the Westfield W-League, Brisbane Roar have been slow finishers, with a league-high 33% of the goals they have conceded coming in the last 15 minutes of games.
  • City star Kyah Simon leads the way when it comes to chances created in the Westfield W-League with 37, contributing four assists along the way.
  • And her City teammate Yukari Kinga leads the way when it comes to passing, making a Westfield W-League-high 356, with the second best passing accuracy (75.8%) just behind Steph Catley 77.3%.
  • Sydney FC keeper Aubrey Bledsoe enjoys the best save percentage in the Westfield W-League (84.6%), just ahead of Canberra United’s Haley Kopmeyer (75%).
Yukari Kinga of Melbourne City
Yukari Kinga of Melbourne City.