Central Coast Stadium: Central Coast Mariners vs Macarthur A-League preview

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Competition: Australia A-League
Competition: Sat 12.June
Match begins: 09:05 (UTC)
Venue: Central Coast Stadium (20119 seats)

A quick look at the A-League table shows that this is top- against mid-table, but there's more to this game than that. Get our Central Coast Mariners - Macarthur preview!

Insights:
  • Central Coast Mariners have the most points from losing position (15) in A-League
  • Macarthur have the most points (23) away in A-League

Central Coast Mariners and Macarthur should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Central Coast Mariners form and stats

When playing at home in the A-League, Central Coast Mariners have managed 6 wins, 3 draws and suffered 4 defeats from 13 games.

Central Coast Mariners's last game was hosting Western United and winning 2-0. Jack Clisby, defender, was given a rating of 8.11/10 in that game, top of the team. Clisby scored one goal and won 0 of 3 duels.

Before that game, the home loss against Newcastle Jets with the scoreline 0-2.

The Mariners fans would probably like to see some more goals scored at their own stadium in the league, the tally being 19 in 13 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Central Coast Mariners's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 19 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Macarthur form and stats

Playing away, Macarthur, who have the most points (23) away in A-League, have won 7 games, drawn 2 and suffered 4 defeats in the A-League this season.

This game can not go any worse than the last one, a A-League home defeat versus Wellington Phoenix with 0-3 on the scoreboard. Adam Federici (goalkeeper) was the best performer with a rating of 8.31. Federici saved a penalty and stopped the opponent with eight saves. It's a bit worrying for Macarthur that their goalkeeper Adam Federici made eight saves in the Wellington Phoenix game last time out, but still couldn't prevent the loss.

Before that one, a nice away victory 2-1 at Western United.

Macarthur have scored 14 goals on their travels this season, from 13 away games in the league. Macarthur have conceded 16 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Macarthur - Mariners 1-2, played this season. Head-2-head stats last three meetings: three - zero - zero (Central Coast Mariners wins - draws - Macarthur wins). As for goals, one match ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), two had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

MacarthurM. Derbyshire
M. Derbyshire
14 goals
Central Coast MarinersM. Simon
M. Simon
10 goals
Central Coast MarinersA. Kuol
A. Kuol
7 goals

Central Coast Mariners missing players

Macarthur missing players

Central Coast Mariners Macarthur
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
26 13 3 Played P 3 13 26
12 6 1 Won W 2 7 11
6 3 0 Drew D 0 2 6
8 4 2 Lost L 1 4 9
35 19 3 Scored S 3 14 33
31 19 4 Conceded C 3 16 36
96% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 92% 96%
77% 85% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 69% 85%
42% 54% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 46% 58%
27% 38% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 15% 23%
12% 15% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 4%
46% 54% 67% BTTS BTTS 0% 46% 54%
31% 23% 0% Clean Sheets C S 67% 38% 27%
27% 23% 33% Failed to Score F T 33% 23% 23%
 
5 5.7 7.3 Corners for (avg) C F 5.7 5.5 5.7
4.9 4.2 3 Corners against (avg) C A 5 5.6 5.3
1.7 1.4 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.3 2.5 2.1
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
12.8 13.2 17.7 Shots (avg) S ( 12.3 12.8 13.5
4.7 4.8 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 4.4 4.4
29% 31% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 33% 25% 29%
Key stats in A-League this season:
  • Central Coast Mariners have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Central Coast Mariners have the most points from losing position (15) in A-League
  • Central Coast Mariners haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Macarthur have the most points (23) away in A-League

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Melbourne City 25 15 4 6 56 30 12 10 1 1 35 13 13 5 3 5 21 17 26 49
2 Sydney 26 13 8 5 39 23 13 7 4 2 15 9 13 6 4 3 24 14 16 47
3 Central Coast Mariners 26 12 6 8 35 31 13 6 3 4 19 19 13 6 3 4 16 12 4 42
4 Brisbane Roar 26 11 7 8 36 28 13 5 5 3 17 12 13 6 2 5 19 16 8 40
5 Adelaide United 26 11 6 9 39 41 13 7 4 2 18 13 13 4 2 7 21 28 -2 39
6 Macarthur 26 11 6 9 33 36 13 4 4 5 19 20 13 7 2 4 14 16 -3 39
7 Wellington Phoenix 26 10 8 8 44 34 13 5 3 5 24 19 13 5 5 3 20 15 10 38
8 Western Sydney Wanderers 26 9 8 9 45 43 13 6 2 5 26 18 13 3 6 4 19 25 2 35
9 Perth Glory 26 9 7 10 44 44 13 7 3 3 27 18 13 2 4 7 17 26 0 34
10 Western United 26 8 4 14 30 47 13 6 3 4 18 17 13 2 1 10 12 30 -17 28
11 Melbourne Victory 26 5 4 17 31 60 13 3 2 8 17 30 13 2 2 9 14 30 -29 19
12 Newcastle Jets 25 4 6 15 22 37 13 1 3 9 10 21 12 3 3 6 12 16 -15 18

Read more about A-League

The A-League is the top level of the Australian football league system. Seasons run from October to May. Ten teams play a regular season of 27 fixtures to create a league table winner and the highest placed teams qualify for a playoff. The league winner is called the “premier” while the playoff winner is the “champion”. There is no set system for relegation, unlike most leagues in the world.