Adelaide v Roar: key stats from Brisbane's smash-and-grab

Brisbane Roar overcame Matt McKay's sending off to snatch a backs-to-the-wall 2-1 win against Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium on Saturday.

Catch up with the key facts and stats from a dramatic encounter.

  • Roar's victory ended a run of two 2-1 victories for Adelaide over the Queensland side. Neither team have ever mustered three straight wins over their opponents in the history of this fixture.
  • The Reds have followed each of their last three league victories with defeats (WLWLWL).
  • Matt McKay is the second-most red-carded player in Hyundai A-League history after Nigel Boogard (10 red cards), receiving his marching orders for the sixth time on Saturday.
  • Massimo Maccarone has scored four of Brisbane's last six goals, while George Blackwood has netted three of Adelaide's last four.
  • Fahid Ben Khalfallah has had a direct hand in his team's last three goals (one goal and two assists for Maccarone).

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