Premiership: Canterbury United - Wellington Phoenix Res preview and statistics

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Competition: New Zealand Premiership
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 01:00 (UTC)
Venue: ASB Football Park

This match features two teams living in the basement of the Premiership, Canterbury United holding 6th place and Wellington Phoenix Res lying 8th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.

Insights:
  • Canterbury United has the fewest scored goals (6) at home in Premiership
  • Wellington Phoenix Res has the most conceded goals (32) in Premiership

We should expect both teams to be fresh and ready for this match, as there is some time since both teams last played. Let's have a look at how the teams are doing!

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Canterbury United form and stats

Canterbury United, who have the fewest scored goals (6) at home in Premiership, have played 6 Premiership games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 3-0-3 (wins-draws-losses).

Times are rough for the home team, having gone 192 minutes without scoring a league goal. E. Wilkinson was the last player to find the net.

The Canterbury crowd went home unhappy last time out, seeing their beloved players lose 0-2 to Team Wellington here at ASB Football Park in a Premiership match. A defeat was the result before that one, 0-2 away at Auckland City.

Canterbury United are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 6 goals in 6 games. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 10 goals have been conceded.

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Wellington Phoenix Res form and stats

There's been little loot from Wellington Phoenix Res's travels as they have only collected 4 points from 6 away games in the Premiership. Wellington Phoenix Res, who have the most conceded goals (32) in Premiership, only have 1 win to counter their 4 defeats and 1 draw. Bitter travels for Wellington as they have lost four games in a row away from home. The last time they avoided an away-from-home loss was the Hamilton Wanderers match.

Wellington Phoenix Res's last game was the home draw against Auckland City (1-1). A 2-3 defeat away at Hawke's Bay United before that.

Wellington has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 10 goals from 6 games. The Wellington Phoenix Res defense is as useful as an ashtray on a motorcycle, having conceded 22 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

The two sides played each other earlier this season: Wellington Phoenix Res - Canterbury 1-1. Canterbury United-Wellington Phoenix Res H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Canterbury seven wins, Wellington Phoenix Res zero wins, three draws. eight of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Wellington Phoenix ResR. Bidois
R. Bidois
5 goals
Canterbury UnitedJ. Richards
J. Richards
4 goals
Canterbury UnitedG. Coughlan
G. Coughlan
3 goals

Canterbury United missing players

Wellington Phoenix Res missing players

Canterbury United Wellington Phoenix Res
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
13 6 1 Played P 1 6 13
4 3 1 Won W 0 1 2
3 0 0 Drew D 0 1 4
6 3 0 Lost L 1 4 7
16 6 2 Scored S 2 10 17
23 10 1 Conceded C 3 22 32
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
85% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 92%
54% 50% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 83% 62%
38% 33% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 83% 46%
15% 17% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 83% 38%
54% 33% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 83% 69%
23% 33% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 8%
23% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 17% 23%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.2 1.7 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 2 1.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 2 3
 
9.2 9.5 8 Shots (avg) S ( 15 8.2 7.3
4.1 4.5 4 Shots on Target (avg) S O 7 5 3.5
30% 22% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 29% 33% 38%
Key stats in Premiership this season:
  • All of Wellington Phoenix Res's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Canterbury United has the fewest scored goals (6) at home in Premiership
  • Canterbury United haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Wellington Phoenix Res has the fewest points (4) away in Premiership
  • Wellington Phoenix Res has the most conceded goals (22) away in Premiership
  • Wellington Phoenix Res has the most conceded goals (32) in Premiership
  • Wellington Phoenix Res has the most conceded goals in the second half (24) in Premiership
  • Wellington Phoenix Res has the most dropped points from leading position (18) in Premiership
  • Wellington Phoenix Res has the the worst goal difference (-12) away in Premiership
  • Wellington Phoenix Res has the the worst goal difference (-15) in Premiership
  • Wellington Phoenix Res have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Wellington Phoenix Res have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Wellington Phoenix Res have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Wellington Phoenix Res haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Wellington Phoenix Res is in the worst form (0-2-4)

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Auckland City 13 8 3 2 25 10 6 6 0 0 14 4 7 2 3 2 11 6 15 27
2 Team Wellington 13 6 5 2 32 19 6 4 1 1 22 10 7 2 4 1 10 9 13 23
3 Hamilton Wanderers 13 5 5 3 20 18 7 2 3 2 9 11 6 3 2 1 11 7 2 20
4 Waitakere United 13 4 5 4 26 24 7 2 3 2 13 13 6 2 2 2 13 11 2 17
5 Eastern Suburbs 13 4 4 5 23 22 7 2 4 1 17 8 6 2 0 4 6 14 1 16
6 Canterbury United 13 4 3 6 16 23 6 3 0 3 6 10 7 1 3 3 10 13 -7 15
7 Hawke's Bay United 13 4 1 8 16 27 6 2 1 3 7 14 7 2 0 5 9 13 -11 13
8 Wellington Phoenix Res 13 2 4 7 17 32 7 1 3 3 7 10 6 1 1 4 10 22 -15 10

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The New Zealand Football Championship, also known by the sponsorship name ISPS Handa Premiership, is the top level of football in New Zealand. The season runs from October to April and has 18 regular fixtures played by ten teams, followed by a playoff series and a Grand Final.