Slumps continue in Suncorp Stalemate

Brisbane Roar and Central Coast Mariners both remain winless after playing out a scoreless draw at Suncorp Stadium. Nothing too much of note happened apart from a few missed opportunities by Massimo Maccarone and Daniel de Silva, but in an attempt to turn chicken s**t into chicken salad, here are some interesting facts from the match.

  • The 0-0 draw in Round 5 is the second latest scoreless draw has occurred. We went seven rounds without one last season
  • It was the first scoreless draw in the A-League since April
  • Ben Kennedy became the 17th player Central Coast Mariners have played in goal. The most of any team
  • Kennedy has kept two consecutive clean sheets. The last goal he conceded was on October 2017, 2015 in a 1-0 loss against Sydney FC while playing for Newcastle Jets
  • Brisbane are currently enduring their worst start to a season since 2008-09
  • However they are unbeaten against the Mariners in 10 matches
  • The Mariners are also suffering their worst start to a season since 2006-07
  • However Brisbane are unbeaten against the Mariners in 10 matches
  • Corey Gameiro made his first A-League appearance since November 27, 2015

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