MELBOURNE’S Round 3 win had some similarities to the week before.

The Giants kicked four consecutive goals in the first term, before the Demons wrestled back the momentum and controlled most aspects of the game after quarter-time.

Take a look at some of the key figures from the clash at Manuka Oval below.

Where it was won

Disposals:

Melbourne +18

Contested possessions:

Melbourne: +20

First possessions:

Melbourne: +10

Clearances:

Melbourne: +6

Tackles:

Melbourne: +9

Tackles inside 50:

Melbourne: 17 | GWS: 4

Uncontested marks:

Melbourne: +11

Marks from opposition kicks:

Melbourne: 20 | GWS: 12

Time in possession:

Melbourne: 45% | GWS: 37%

Inside 50s:

Melbourne: 66| GWS: 48

Scores per inside 50s:

Melbourne: +13%

Metres gained from midfield stoppages:

Melbourne: 866m | GWS: 573m

Forward half possession gains:

Melbourne: 37 | GWS: 15

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Individual efforts

Ed Langdon:

904 metres gained, 10 inside 50s

Max Gawn:

28 hit-outs, 13 contested possessions, 9 score involvements

Jack Viney:

26 pressure acts, 8 tackles, 8 clearances, 7 loose ball gets

Christian Salem:

22 disposals @ 91% efficiency

Luke Jackson:

15 disposals (career-high), 11 contested possessions

Jake Lever:

100% time on ground, 22 disposals, 16 possession gains, 6 rebound 50s, 5 intercept marks

Kysaiah Pickett:

4 goals