SUNDAY’S clash at Blundstone Arena was a tale of two halves.

North Melbourne brought the pressure early and took a 19-point lead into the main break, but the Demons were able to get things back on their terms, kicking 10 of the last 12 goals of the match.

Take a look at some of the key figures from Melbourne’s Round 7 win below.

First half struggles

Disposals:

Melbourne -41

Contested ball:

Melbourne: -8

Uncontested ball:

Melbourne: -36

Uncontested marks:

Melbourne: -21

Stoppage scores:

Melbourne: -24 points

Inside 50s:

Melbourne: -7

Scores per inside 50:

North Melbourne: 46%

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RD 7 | Match highlights

Take a look at all the action from Melbourne's Round 7 win over North Melbourne

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Second half dominance

Disposals:

Melbourne +49

Contested ball:

Melbourne: +8

Uncontested ball:

Melbourne: +52

Uncontested marks:

Melbourne: +34

Stoppage scores:

Melbourne: +24 points

Inside 50s:

Melbourne: +8

Scores per inside 50:

North Melbourne: 19%

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RD 7 | Simon Goodwin post-match

Simon Goodwin addresses the media after Melbourne's seventh win from as many games this season

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Individual efforts

Bayley Fritsch:

6 goals, 6 marks

James Jordon:

20 disposals @ 90% disposal efficiency, 7 tackles, 7 score involvements, 4 clearances

Luke Jackson:

22 disposals @ 82% disposal efficiency, 7 hit-outs, 6 score involvements

Christian Petracca:

9 inside 50s, 8 clearances, 8 score involvements

Steven May:

552 metres gained, 21 kicks, 14 marks, 8 rebound 50s, 100% time on ground

Clayton Oliver:

25 disposals, 17 contested possessions, 8 first possessions, 7 clearances