Dario Jertec is a passing machine.
The Croatian midfielder has been a pivotal part of Westen United’s midfield this A-League season, playing the linkman role to almost perfection.
And now the stats back that claim up.
Only five players in the competition have made more passes than Jertec this season.
Here are four key stats ahead of United’s clash with Melbourne Victory:
Western United FC won their only previous A-League game against Melbourne Victory 3-2; though, this will be the first time they’ve hosted Victory in the competition.
Alessandro Diamanti (Western United FC) has played 102 passes into the box this campaign, 28 more than any other player in the competition.
Dario Jertec (Western United FC) is sixth in the competition for passes made (456).
Western United FC has taken more shots than any other team this season with 131.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Western United’s next home game is against Melbourne Victory on Sunday, December 8 at GMHBA Stadium, Geelong. Kick-off is 4:00 pm.
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