Ian Crook’s resignation following Sydney’s 3-2 loss to the Melbourne Victory ended a tumultuous chapter for the Sky Blues.
Last night’s game between the Western Sydney Wanderers and the Melbourne Heart was a scrappy, stop-start affair eventually settled by Patrick Gerhardt’s unfortunate own goal.
The ONCE Football application is a superb tool for analysing data from the A-League, and here are five observations gleaned from chalkboardsy drawn from the app.
Moving Mark Milligan into midfield and playing Marcos Flores as the false nine have been the two biggest tactical talking points of Ange Postecoglou’s tenure at Melbourne Victory so far.
The Western Sydney Wanderers defeated the reigning champions away from home to record a historic victory.
Earlier this week I discussed Tom Rogic’s start to the season using Once Football data, where I suggested that his troubles could be linked to the new 4-2-3-1 formation that Graham Arnold has used this season.