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With the AFL ladder starting to take shape, another huge weekend of action is on the cards in Round 5. Get the lowdown on all 18 clubs in the Tuesday Cheat Sheet!

Adelaide Crows

This week, the Crows play the Fremantle Dockers at Metricon Stadium on Sunday at 1.05 pm AEST

  • Adelaide has now lost seven matches in a row and sits on the bottom of the AFL ladder
  • The Crows have the worst defence in the competition, too
  • Adelaide has won four of its past five clashes against Fremantle

Brisbane Lions

This week, the Lions play the Port Adelaide Power at the Gabba on Saturday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • Brisbane has won three in a row after a first-up loss to Hawthorn in 2020
  • Five of the last seven meetings between the two sides have been won by 40 points or more
  • The Lions have won the last two clashes after Port won five in a row from 2016 to 2018

Carlton Blues

This week, the Blues play the St Kilda Saints at Etihad Stadium on Thursday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • Carlton’s last three games have been decided by two points or less
  • The Blues beat St Kilda by 10 points in the last meeting between the two sides, ending the Saints’ five-game winning streak
  • Zac Fisher (ankle) could return but Jack Silvagni (bruised lung, fractured rib) will miss

Collingwood Magpies

This week, the Magpies play the Essendon Bombers at the MCG on Friday at 7.50 pm AEST

  • Collingwood has won its past four matches against Essendon
  • The Magpies have conceded just 25 goals in four games this season
  • Jeremy Howe (knee) is sidelined, but Adam Treloar (calf) could return for Collingwood, the ex-Giant having registered 31 disposals or more in five of his six matches against Essendon as a Magpie

Essendon Bombers

This week, the Bombers play the Collingwood Magpies at the MCG on Friday at 7.50 pm AEST

  • All three of Essendon’s matches this season have been decided by a goal or less
  • Just one Bomber, Andrew McGrath, had 20 disposals or more against Carlton in Round 4
  • Midfielder Zach Merrett accepted a one-week suspension for his strike on Carlton’s Jack Silvagni

Fremantle Dockers

This week, the Dockers play the Adelaide Crows at Metricon Stadium on Sunday at 1.05 pm AEST

  • Fremantle remain winless in 2020 after yet another loss in Round 4
  • Three of Freo’s four defeats have been by 13 points or less
  • Star midfielder Nat Fyfe (hamstring) will miss this clash

Geelong Cats

This week, the Cats play the Gold Coast Suns at GMHBA Stadium on Saturday at 4.35 pm AEST

  • Gary Ablett will play his 350th AFL match in this clash, while Joel Selwood brings up game 300
  • Geelong has not won two matches in a row for more than a year
  • Defender Tom Stewart (broken collarbone) is sidelined

Gold Coast Suns

This week, the Suns play the Geelong Cats at GMHBA Stadium on Saturday at 4.35 pm AEST

  • Gold Coast are going for four wins in a row for the first time since 2014
  • Suns youngster Matt Rowell is averaging 21 disposals and 1.5 goals per game in his debut season
  • Geelong has won all five meetings against the Suns at GMHBA Stadium, with three of them being by over 100 points

Greater Western Sydney Giants

This week, the Giants play the Hawthorn Hawks at Giants Stadium on Sunday at 6.10 pm AEST

  • GWS beat the previously undefeated Collingwood by two points in Round 4
  • The Giants have a 3-0 home record against the Hawks at Giants Stadium
  • Jeremy Cameron averages just 1.1 goals per match against the Hawks

Hawthorn Hawks

This week, the Hawks play the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Giants Stadium on Sunday at 6.10 pm AEST

  • Hawthorn won both meetings against the Giants in 2019
  • Four of the club’s five wins against the Giants have been by 33 points or more
  • The Hawks have faded in the last quarter in recent wins over Richmond and North Melbourne

Melbourne Demons

This week, the Demons play the Richmond Tigers at the MCG on Sunday at 3.35 pm AEST

  • The Demons were originally scheduled to play Sydney at the SCG this weekend
  • Both of Melbourne’s matches since the re-start have been decided by three points or less
  • The Demons have not kicked more than eight goals in a match this year

North Melbourne Kangaroos

This week, the Kangaroos play the Western Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium on Saturday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • The Kangaroos have dropped two in a row after starting the season strongly
  • The last eight matches between the Kangaroos and Bulldogs have fallen in the 1-39 bracket
  • Captain Jack Ziebell hurt his hamstring against Hawthorn in Round 4

Port Adelaide Power

This week, the Power play the Brisbane Lions at the Gabba on Saturday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • Port is the only side to have won all four matches in 2020
  • All four of the Power’s wins have been by 29 points or more
  • The Lions have won the last two meetings against Port, though

Richmond Tigers

This week, the Tigers play the Melbourne Demons at the MCG on Sunday at 3.35 pm AEST

  • Richmond has not tasted victory since the competition’s re-start
  • The Tigers were expected to head to Queensland and play West Coast on Thursday night before a fixture re-jig
  • Richmond has won its last four against Melbourne, with three of the triumphs being by 33 points or more

St Kilda Saints

This week, the Saints play the Carlton Blues at Marvel Stadium on Thursday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • Six of St Kilda’s last seven wins have come at Docklands
  • Midfielder Zak Jones (hamstring) is in doubt for the clash
  • Tim Membrey averages 2.7 goals per game against Carlton

Sydney Swans

This week, the Swans play the West Coast Eagles at Metricon Stadium on Saturday at 1.45 pm AEST

  • The Swans have won just six of their last 18 matches at the SCG and were scheduled to be at home again before the fixture was changed
  • Tom Papley kicked four of Sydney’s five goals in Round 4
  • Ruckman Sam Naismith (knee) will miss the rest of the season

West Coast Eagles

This week, the Eagles play the Sydney Swans at Metricon Stadium on Saturday at 1.45 pm AEST

  • The Eagles have kicked just six goals in three successive matches
  • West Coast has lost three in a row – the Eagles have not dropped four on the trot since 2014
  • Defender Jeremy McGovern will return from an ankle problem

Western Bulldogs

This week, the Bulldogs play the North Melbourne Kangaroos at Marvel Stadium on Saturday at 7.40 pm AEST

  • The Bulldogs have won two in a row after disappointing losses to Collingwood and St Kilda
  • Four of the last five matches between the Bulldogs and Kangaroos have been decided by seven points or less
  • Forwards Aaron Naughton (ankle) and Sam Lloyd (broken collarbone) were both sent for surgery after the club’s Round 4 win against Sydney