The stat that shows Diamanti has the ball on a string


Western United will head to Melbourne this Saturday night to take on Victory at Marvel Stadium.

This huge new derby is creating a huge buzz with fans in the West.

Both sides are on four points with United in fifth, and place ahead of Victory in sixth. 

Here are four key stats ahead of this highly anticipated inaugural derby with Victorian bragging rights up for grabs. 

Key stats:

  • Alessandro Diamanti (Western United FC) has played 38 passes into the box this A-League season, six more than any other player in the competition.
  • The away team on the day is undefeated in the last eight Victorian derbies in the A-League (W5, D3).
  • Mark Rudan will be searching for back-to-back away wins as a manager in the A-League for the first time after Western United earned a 1-0 win over Wellington Phoenix in their most-recent away fixture.
  • Filip Kurto (Western United) is equal-second with saves made this A-League season (13).


Western United’s next game is away to Melbourne Victory on Saturday, November 2 at Marvel Stadium.

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