Adelade v City key stats: Izzo the spot-kick king in rare draw

Paul Izzo has emerged as the Hyundai A-League's newest penalty-saving star after denying Bruno Fornaroli in Adelaide United's 1-1 draw with Melbourne City.

The Reds' number one has inherited the crown from his predecessor Eugene Galekovic, opening up a comfortable lead in a valuable goalkeeping statistic.

Get the full picture from Friday night's match at Coopers Stadium with our key stats and facts.

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  • Paul Izzo has saved three penalties this season, the most of any goalkeeper. The other 'keepers to have kept out a spot-kick are Tando Velaphi, Lawrence Thomas, Dean Bouzanis, Glen Moss and Vedran Janjetovic (all one each). 

  • This result is the first time since Round 26 of the 2013/14 Season that these two sides have drawn. Since then, the Reds have won five while City have claimed seven.

  • Adelaide United have only three of their 11 home games this term (W3, D4, L4). Their last win at Coopers Stadium was against Perth Glory in Round 19. 

  • City drew away from home for the second time this season (W5, D2, L4). Their only other draw came against Central Coast Mariners (2-2) in Round 16. 

  • Adelaide only attempted seven shots, their second-lowest tally of the season.

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