Gilbert Albertson

About Gilbert Albertson

Gilbert is a match analyst for Leopold Method and has previously written for FourFourTwo. His love of statistics and data means he is always looking for new ways they can contribute to analysis.

Match Analysis: Western Sydney Wanderers 5-4 Brisbane Roar

And then there were two. Grand finals at Suncorp aside, the 5-4 thriller that unfolded at Pirtek Stadium on Sunday was the most exciting A-League finals match in years, with Western Sydney Wanderers emerging victorious against Brisbane Roar in extra-time to earn a place in Sunday’s grand final against Adelaide United. The match represented a turnaround from the 3-1 loss the Wanderers suffered at the hands of the same visitors in round one in October. While the same head-shaking defensive [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|A-League, Match Analysis|1 Comment

Match Analysis: Melbourne City 2-0 Perth Glory

Melbourne City have progressed to the final four after a 2-0 home win over Perth Glory on Sunday evening. It was just the fifth clean sheet of the season for John van't Schip's side, after their attacking firepower lead them to a fourth place finish and highest ever points tally of 44 from 27 games. For Glory, their season's second half resurgence came to an end with Kenny Lowe's side failing to score for the first time in 19 matches. After their impressive win [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|A-League, Match Analysis|0 Comments

Ange’s Socceroos stride on

With home wins against Tajikistan and Jordan in the last week the Socceroos have secured their passage through to the third and final round of AFC qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. With seven wins and just the one loss, Ange Postecoglou's side topped Group B scoring 29 goals and conceding just four, with the only goal conceded on home soil coming coming in the final moments of the match against Jordan. In some ways this stretch of qualifying [...]

By | April 1st, 2016|Match Analysis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The remodelling of Melbourne City

With just four rounds to play last weekend’s A-League delivered two top of the table clashes. Western Sydney Wanderers, Adelaide United and Brisbane Roar were all capable of finishing the round in poll position while Melbourne City’s 3-1 win on Friday night saw them temporarily lead the pack. With just three rounds remaining, the Wanderers remain in control of their own destiny but with their three rivals no more than two points behind, the A-League is set for one of [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|A-League, Match Analysis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brisbane back to its best

For the fifth time in seven visits to Suncorp Stadium Western Sydney Wanderers conceded a goal after the 80th minute that proved costly, with Dimi Petratos' winner giving Brisbane Roar a 3-2 win at home after being down 2-1 just moments earlier. It was an exciting match played out between two of the leagues' best sides, with both teams enjoying periods of possession and dominance, with Brisbane ultimately able to pick apart of the Wanderers defence with more regularity. Brisbane [...]

By | March 8th, 2016|A-League, Match Analysis|0 Comments
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