WHILE stats can be skewed in wet conditions, there were some notable trends and some standout individual performances in Melbourne’s 25-point win over Geelong.

Take a look at the key figures from Sunday’s clash at the MCG below.

Where it was won

Contested possessions:

Melbourne: +19

Clearances:

Melbourne: +11

Long kicks:

Melbourne: +8

Tackles:

Melbourne: +8

Pressure factor:

Melbourne: 2.05 | Geelong 1.96

(Pressure rating inflates in wet conditions due to increased congestion, but +0.09 is a good reflection of Melbourne’s closing pressure)

Marks from opposition kicks:

Melbourne: 15 | Geelong: 10

Time in forward half:

Melbourne: +10%

Inside 50s in last quarter:

Melbourne: 21| Geelong: 11

Scores from repeat F50 entries:

Melbourne: 45% | Geelong: 24%

Metres gained from stoppages:

Melbourne: 2160m | Geelong: 1621m

First possession at centre bounces:

Melbourne: 16 | Geelong: 8

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RD 4 | Simon Goodwin post-match

Simon Goodwin speaks to the media after another great win over Geelong at the MCG.

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Individual efforts

Christian Petracca:

36 disposals, 15 contested possessions, 10 score involvements, 9 clearances, 657 metres gained

Clayton Oliver:

34 disposals, 10 score involvements, 9 inside 50s (while shaking Mark O’Connor’s tag)

Max Gawn:

41 hit-outs, 23 disposals

Jack Viney:

33 pressure acts, 16 contested possessions, 12 tackles, 8 clearances

Tom McDonald:

21 disposals, 9 marks

Jake Lever:

100% time on ground, 11 possession gains

Bayley Fritsch:

9 score involvements, 4 goals