Sydney FC v Newcastle: Key Stats


Sydney FC returned to top spot in the Hyundai A-League by inflicting Newcastle Jets’ first defeat on Saturday night.

Check in with the key stats from Opta.

  • Alex Brosque made his 179th appearance in the Hyundai A-League for Sydney, surpassing Terry McFlynn’s previous club record of 178.
  • Brosque also made his 200th appearance in the competition, including the 21 he made for then-Queensland Roar.
  • Sydney FC have now won nine straight matches against the Jets and are unbeaten in 14 meetings.
  • Newcastle have now won only three times in their past 18 trips to Allianz Stadium.
  • This was Sydney’s 14th straight Hyundai A-League victory in which they have led at half-time.


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