Barcelona great urges United fans to return

Adelaide United coach Guillermo Amor has issued a rallying cry to Reds’ fans for Friday night’s Hyundai A-League clash with Sydney FC at Coopers Stadium.

United host the Sky Blues buoyed from that drought-breaking 1-0 win over Perth Glory last Sunday and looking to build some momentum.

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And Amor, one of Barcelona's favourite sons, wants the Adelaide fans to play their part, urging them to fill the stands to help get the Reds over the line against Graham Arnold’s side.

“Against Perth Glory [on Sunday], the players needed support from the fans to win this game and we are thankful because it is what we got,” Amor said.

“The fans that came to the match in very hot conditions helped the team a lot during the whole match, but also in the last few minutes when anything could have happened. 

“We need much more of this for our next game and for the games after that."

The victory on Sunday saw Adelaide jump from last to eighth on the Hyundai A-League ladder with six points, still eight behind sixth-placed Wellington Phoenix.

The Reds have lost just one of their last six matches against the Sky Blues and knocked them out of the Westfield FFA Cup in the round of 16 earlier this year.

“If we can fill the stands at Coopers, our team can really do good things and improve our season very quickly," he added.