Brisbane Roar – Sydney FC : Preview & Prediction
Brisbane Roar and Sydney face off at Suncorp Stadium in a game for the 15th round of the A-League. Sydney won at home for (3-1) the last time they faced each other in this edition of the league, 25-11-2017. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has 3 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss in the last 7 games. However, the last time they met at this stadium was on 03-02-2017, in a game for the A-League, which ended in a draw for (0-0). In this meeting the home factor could play an important role, since Sydney presents significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Review of Brisbane Roar
After 3 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses, the home team is in 9th place, having won 13 points. In the last game, he lost to Western Sydney Wanderers at home (0-2), having won (1-2) away in a game against Adelaide United. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games has recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 19 goals scored and 31 conceded; against 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 defeats in his stadium, with 23 goals scored and 25 conceded. In the last eight home games for the championship Brisbane Roar has recorded 1 win, 2 draws and 5 losses, so he has won 5 points in 24 chances.
For this competition, you have not won in your stadium for 4 games. In the matches he played at home for the championship there is a result that is repeated often in the late 90 ‘, 1-2, which occurred in 4 of his 8 games. The team conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, so it has not shown great defensive solidity, but its attack has regularly scored, as it managed to achieve in 7 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 14 games in this event, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to return to the result.
Brisbane Roar have not been able to withstand the pressure as they stage the second worst campaign of the competition and come from another home defeat, this time by (0-2) in the reception to the Western Sydney Wanderers. The home club should play a 4-5-1 tactical system, with Fahid Ben Khalfallah as the player to serve the most advanced player. Italian Massimo Maccarone is the top scorer of the home team with 7 cleared goals.
Review of Sydney
The visiting team is currently in 1st place with 35 points, after 11 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. In the penultimate game, won at home against Perth Glory by (6-0). In the last game, tied at home against Newcastle Jets by (2-2). This is a team that curiously has more positive results than the home, since in the last 30 games has 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with a total of 36 goals scored and 9 conceded; against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with a total of 32 goals scored and 16 conceded. The last visiting game for this competition ended with a (1-4) win against Wellington Phoenix. In the last 6 away games for the championship Sydney has recorded 5 victories and 1 defeat, having won 15 points out of 18. In the matches that he played as a visitor to the league there is a result that is repeated often in the late 90’s, 0-1, which occurred in 3 of his 8 matches. His attack has scored regularly, having scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 14 games in this event, he only achieved 1 turnaround in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Sydney enter this match with a two-way draw in reception at Newcastle, putting an end to the series of 6 consecutive wins for the national championship. Despite the draw, the team holds an advantage of 8 points for second-placed, who is precisely their opponent of the last round. Bobo’s spearhead is still in great shape and has already taken 14 A-league goals. For this match, coach Graham Arnold is expected to maintain the team at 4-4-2, with Adrian Mierzejewsk in the midfield.
Brisbane Roar – Sydney FC : Betting Tips
Sydney FC – Win Odds: 1.60
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70