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
Tackles inside 50:
Melbourne: 17 | GWS: 4
Marks from opposition kicks:
Melbourne: 20 | GWS: 12
Time in possession:
Melbourne: 45% | GWS: 37%
Melbourne: 66| GWS: 48
Scores per inside 50s:
Metres gained from midfield stoppages:
Melbourne: 866m | GWS: 573m
Forward half possession gains:
Melbourne: 37 | GWS: 15
904 metres gained, 10 inside 50s
28 hit-outs, 13 contested possessions, 9 score involvements
26 pressure acts, 8 tackles, 8 clearances, 7 loose ball gets
22 disposals @ 91% efficiency
15 disposals (career-high), 11 contested possessions
100% time on ground, 22 disposals, 16 possession gains, 6 rebound 50s, 5 intercept marks