Roar Vs Mariners: Team news & key info


Brisbane Roar will be looking to make it four wins in a row against Central Coast at Suncorp Stadium this Sunday. Kick-off 7pm.

The Roar have won each of their last seven games against the Mariners, scoring an average of 2.6 goals per game across that period.

Brisbane with it’s imposing home record have scored 12 goals in the last three outings at Suncorp against the Gosford-based Hyundai A-League outfit.

Can we sink the Mariners at Suncorp Stadium?  Get your tickets to Sunday’s match HERE!

Head-to-head: Roar Vs Mariners

  • Brisbane’s overall record: 21 wins, 9 draws, 7 losses.
  • At Suncorp Stadium: 9 wins, 4 draws, 5 losses
  • 6-1 is the biggest winning margin, taking place in the 2014/15 Hyundai A-League season.
  • Eight times the scoreline has finished 1-0 between the two sides.
  • There is an average of just over 3 goals per game in matches involving Brisbane & Central Coast. Will we see another high scoring match this weekend?

Roar team 16x9

Last five meetings

  • Mariners 1-2 Roar – December 18, 2016 at Gosford Stadium.
  • Mariners 0-1 Roar – October 22, 2016 at Gosford Stadium.
  • Roar 4-0 Mariners – February 6, 2016 at Suncorp Stadium.
  • Mariners 0-1 Roar – December 20, 2015 at Gosford Stadium.
  • Roar 2-1 Mariners – October 18, 2015 at Suncorp Stadium.

Stats breakdown 

  •  Brisbane Roar are yet to lose a home game on a Sunday under the management of John Aloisi (W6). 
  •  The Mariners have taken points from just three of their last 22 games outside New South Wales (W2, D1, L19) and have conceded an average of three goals per game across their last 10 such fixtures. 
  •  Brisbane’s Hyundai A-League side make an average of 468.7 passes per game when playing at home so far this season, the second-most of any team in the competition. 
  •  Central Coast Mariners have been awarded just 42 yellow cards this season, six fewer than any other team in the competition. 
  •  Seven of Brisbane Roar’s last 10 goals scored in the A-League have come from Jamie Maclaren. 

Maclaren Vs O’Donovan

Who will come out on top this Sunday at Suncorp Stadium? Brisbane’s #9 is in a rich vein of form scoring seven (7) goals in the last six (6) Hyundai A-League games.

Match details

Brisbane Roar FC v Central Coast Mariners at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. ​Sunday, 2 April 2017. Kick-off 7pm.

Brisbane Roar FC squad: 3.Luke DEVERE, 5.Corey BROWN, 6.Avram PAPADOPOULOS, 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN, 8.Jacob PEPPER, 9.Jamie MACLAREN, 10.Brett HOLMAN, 13.Jade NORTH (c), 15.ARANA, 19.Jack HINGERT, 20.Shannon BRADY, 21.Jamie YOUNG (gk), 22.Thomas BROICH, 26.Nick D’AGOSTINO, 28.Brandon BORRELLO, 29.Joe CALETTI, 43.Tomislav BILIC (gk), 46.Cameron CRESTANI **two to be omitted**

Ins: 15.ARANA (promoted), 46.Cameron CRESTANI (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 1.Michael THEO (gk) (suspended – 1 match), 4.Daniel BOWLES (knee – season), 11.Tommy OAR (hamstring – 1-2 weeks), 17.Matt MCKAY (knee – 4-6 weeks), 24.Connor O’TOOLE (ankle – 2 weeks)


Central Coast Mariners squad: 1.Ivan NECEVSKI (gk), 2.Storm ROUX (c), 3.Scott GALLOWAY, 5.Harry ASCROFT, 7.Fabio FERREIRA, 9.Roy O’DONOVAN, 11.Connor PAIN, 12.Trent BUHAGIAR, 13.Kwabena APPIAH, 14.Adam BERRY, 16.Liam ROSE, 17.Josh BINGHAM, 19.Jacques FATY, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 21.Michael NEILL, 22.Jake McGING, 26.Steve WHYTE, 27.Lachlan WALES **two to be omitted**

Ins: 26.Steve WHYTE (promoted), 27.Lachlan WALES (promoted), 21.Michael NEILL (promoted)

Outs: 8.Nick MONTGOMERY (suspended – 1 match)

Unavailable:  4.Jacob POSCOLIERO (quad – 1 week), 6.Blake POWELL (knee – 3 weeks), 10.Mickael TAVARES (ankle – indefinite), 23.Jake ADELSON (ACL – indefinite)

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Referee: Daniel Elder; Assistant Referee 1: Nathan MacDonald; Assistant Referee 2: Anton Shchetinin; Fourth Official: Alex King