Victory v Phoenix: did you know?

Marco Rojas has been a revelation on his return to Melbourne Victory, but did you know he has been involved in more goals per home game this season than any other Hyundai A-League player?

The “Kiwi Messi” has scored 10 goals and provided eight assists in 11 home matches, for an average of 1.6 goals per home game.

No-one else manages more than one per home game.

Check out these other Opta stats as Rojas welcomes his former side Wellington Phoenix to AAMI Park on Sunday.  

– Melbourne Victory have lost just one of 15 home games against the Phoenix, scoring 27 times in their last nine meetings at an average of three goals per game.

Forward: Besart Berisha (Victory)

– Wellington’s 3-0 win when these two last met in January means they’re now hunting back-to-back wins against the Victory for the first time in their history.

– Melbourne Victory are undefeated in their last eight Sunday games (W6, D2), their longest streak in A-League history, and they’ve kept five clean sheets across those eight matches.

– Wellington Phoenix have won just one of their last eight away games (D2, L5) and have conceded multiple goals in all but one of those games.

– Melbourne Victory have scored 12 goals in the final quarter of fixtures so far this season, more than any other team in the competition and seven more than the Phoenix.

– Wellington Phoenix make a higher percentage of their passes in opposition territory (62%) than any other team in the competition.

– Roly Bonevacia has scored three goals in his last four games against Melbourne Victory, but they have all come in New Zealand.

Phoenix players celebrate Roly Bonevacia's opener against Victory at Westpac Stadium.