Macarthur will square off against Western United FC at the CommBank Stadium in the A-League on Friday.
Macarthur (also known as Macarthur FC) and Western United FC (commonly referred to as Western United) meet again 2 months after the A League match which Macarthur won 1-0. Macarthur are approaching the game having played 2 draws in a row against Adelaide United and Newcastle Jets. This match can be a great chance for them to turn to winning ways if they sort out the problems in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive matches now.
Western United FC are in a horrible form preparing for the match after 3 defeats in a row from Melbourne City, Newcastle Jets and Sydney FC. They’re going to need to sort out the problems in the back first to improve the results as they have been conceding goals for 12 consecutive matches now.
Macarthur are on a drawing streak – they have played a draw with Adelaide United and Newcastle Jets in their previous 2 matches while Western United FC are on a losing streak – they have lost to Melbourne City, Newcastle Jets and Sydney FC in their previous 3 matches. Overall, Macarthur have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 5, while Western United FC have won 6 of their last 20 matches, losing 14 and drawing 0.
Macarthur have won once (0-3 against Cebu FC on 14th of December), lost 3 times (3-1 against Western Sydney on 1st of January, 3-2 against Perth Glory on 23rd of December and 0-3 against Wellington Phoenix on 18th of December) and drew twice (1-1 against Adelaide United on 8th of January and 1-1 against Newcastle Jets on 5th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.
Western United FC have won once (2-1 against Brisbane Roar FC on 15th of December) and lost 5 times (1-2 against Melbourne City on 7th of January, 2-0 against Newcastle Jets on 30th of December, 4-2 against Sydney FC on 23rd of December, 4-0 against Central Coast Mariners on 8th of December and 0-1 against Wellington Phoenix on 2nd of December) in their most recent 6 matches.
Macarthur and Western United FC have met 6 times since May 2021. Macarthur have won twice, 3 matches ended in a draw while Western United FC have won once. The most recent match between them took place on November 4, 2023 at the A-League of Australia where Macarthur won 1-0. Macarthur have scored 8 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total and Western United FC have also scored 8.