Adelaide United v Brisbane Roar: match preview

Adelaide United will hope last week’s bye hasn’t halted their momentum ahead of the visit of Brisbane Roar to Coopers Stadium on Sunday.

The Reds won on their last Hyundai A-League outing, beating the Jets 2-1 in the Hunter, just three days after lifting the FFA Cup.

And they do have a strong recent record against the side from Queensland, winning the last three on the bounce between the two clubs.

Robbie Fowler’s Roar drew 0-0 with the Wanderers last weekend and are still looking for their first win to get their campaign up and running.

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Sunday, November 10 2019
Kick-off: 6.00pm AEDT
Venue: Coopers Stadium
Broadcast: FOX Sports 505
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Team news

Adelaide United squad: 2.Michael MARRONE, 4.Ryan STRAIN, 5.Michaël MARIA, 6.Vince LIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Riley McGREE, 10.James TROISI, 11.Kristian OPSETH, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 20.Paul IZZO, 22.Michael JAKOBSEN (c), 24.Pacifique NIYONGABIRE, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 30.Isaac RICHARDS (gk), 33.Cooper NUNN, 35.Al Hassan TOURE, 36.Noah SMITH, 37.Jai KING
 
Ins: 24. Pacifique NIYONGABIRE (promoted), 33.Cooper NUNN (promoted), 36.Noah SMITH (promoted), 37.Jai KING (promoted)

Outs: 18.Lachlan BROOK (international duty), 27.Louis D’ARRIGO (international duty)
Unavailable: 14.George BLACKWOOD (glute), 23.Jordan ELSEY (knee), 31.Mirko BOLAND (hamstring), 34.Yared ABETEW (ankle)

Brisbane Roar squad: 1.Max CROCOMBE (gk), 2.Scott NEVILLE, 4.Daniel BOWLES, 5.Tom ALDRED (c), 6.Macaulay GILLESPHEY, 7.Jai INGHAM, 8.Jacob PEPPER, 9.Roy O’DONOVAN, 10.Bradden INMAN, 12.Aiden O’NEILL, 13.Stefan MAUK, 14.George MELLS, 15.Aaron REARDON, 20.Aaron AMADI-HOLLOWAY, 21.Jamie YOUNG (gk), 22.Jake MCGING, 23.Dylan WENZEL-HALLS, 24.Connor O’TOOLE, 25.Rahmat AKBARI, 26.Jay O’SHEA

**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 14.George MELLS (promoted), 15.Aaron REARDON (promoted), 24.Connor O’TOOLE (promoted), 25.Rahmat AKBARI (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 19.Jack HINGERT (knee)

Jay O'Shea
Jay O'Shea has been one of Roar's best over the first month of the season

Where heroes are made

Did you know?

  • Adelaide United have won six of their last nine Hyundai A-League games on home turf (L3), despite holding the lead at half-time only twice in that period.
  • No team has scored more second-half goals than Adelaide United (four) this Hyundai A-League campaign.
  • Brisbane Roar have a passing accuracy of 84% this Hyundai A-League term, the highest of any team in the competition.

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