Hyundai Ins and Outs - Round 12

Adelaide United welcome goalkeeper Paul Izzo back into the fold but star attacker Riley McGree remains sidelined for the visit of Western Sydney Wanderers this Friday.

Elsewhere, Wellington Phoenix have a boost to their midfield stocks, while a key attacker returns for Western United.

Read on for all of the important team news for every match this weekend.

HOW TO WATCH: All the Hyundai A-League action in Round 12

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Adelaide United v Western Sydney Wanderers

Friday, 27 December 2019

Coopers Stadium, Adelaide

Kick-Off: 7:00pm (Local) (7:30pm (AEDT))

Referee: Chris Beath

Assistant Referee 1: Matthew Cream

Assistant Referee 2: Paul Cetrangolo

Fourth Official: Daniel Elder

VAR: Kurt Ams

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7:00pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (SEN + & SEN2, 5AA, Sport FM Perth and Super Radio Network). ABC Adelaide, ABC SA, Grandstand Digital and online.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #ADLvWSW

To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

Adelaide United squad: 1.Daniel MARGUŠ (gk), 2.Michael MARRONE, 4.Ryan STRAIN, 5.Michaël MARIA, 6.Vince LIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 10.James TROISI, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 18.Lachlan BROOK, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN (c), 23.Jordan ELSEY, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 27.Louis D’ARRIGO, 30.Isaac RICHARDS (gk), 34.Yared ABETEW, 35.Al Hassan TOURE, 37.Jai KING

**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 14.George BLACKWOOD (returns from injury), 20.Paul IZZO (returns from injury), 34.Yared ABETEW (promoted), 37.Jai KING (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 8.Riley McGREE (knee), 11.Kristian OPSETH (adductor), 29.Kusini YENGI (knee), 31.Mirko BOLAND (knee), 36.Noah SMITH (foot)

Western Sydney Wanderers FC squad: 1.Daniel LOPAR (gk), 4.Dylan MCGOWAN, 5.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI, 6.Matthew JURMAN, 7.Mitchell DUKE (c), 9.Nicolai MULLER, 13.Tass MOURDOUKOUTAS, 14 Alex MEIER, 17.Keanu BACCUS, 19.Pirmin SCHWEGLER, 21.Tarek ELRICH, 22.Nicholas SULLIVAN, 23.Kosta GROZOS, 27.Kwame YEBOAH, 33.Tate RUSSELL, 34.Patrick ZIEGLER, 35.Mohamed ADAM, 38.Presley ORTIZ, 40.Nicholas SUMAN (gk), 53.Mohamed AL-TAAY

**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 23.Kosta GROZOS, 38.Presley ORTIZ, 53.Mohamed AL-TAAY

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 8.Jordan O’DOHERTY (knee), 10.Radoslaw MAJEWSKI (knee), 20.Vedran JANJETOVIC (shoulder)

MATCH PREVIEW: Adelaide United v Western Sydney Wanderers

WATCH: The Wanderers snapped a five-game losing streak last weekend

Western United FC v Wellington Phoenix

Saturday, 28 December 2019

Mars Stadium, Ballarat

Kick-Off: 5:00pm (Local) (5:00pm (AEDT))

Referee: Shaun Evans

Assistant Referee 1: Anton Shchetinin

Assistant Referee 2: George Lakrindis

Fourth Official: Kate Jacewicz

VAR: Craig Zetter

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 4:30pm (AEDT), ABC TV from 5:00pm (AEDT), Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #WUNvWEL

To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets 

Western United FC squad: 1.Filip KURTO (GK), 2.Aaron CALVER, 3.Brendan HAMILL, 4.Andrew DURANTE, 5.Dylan PIERIAS, 6.Connor CHAPMAN, 7. Valentino YUEL 8.Panagiotis KONE, 9.Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS, 10.Scott McDONALD, 11.Connor PAIN, 12.Dario JERTEC, 13.Ivan VUJICA, 14.Max BURGESS, 15.Jonathan ASPROPOTAMITIS, 18.Besart BERISHA, 22.Ersan GULUM, 23.Alessandro DIAMANTI (c), 27, Jerry SKOTADIS, 30.Ryan SCOTT (GK)

*2-4 to be omitted*

Ins: 6.Connor CHAPMAN (promoted), 10.Scott McDONALD (promoted), 13.Ivan VUJICA (promoted)

Outs:

Unavailable: 19.Josh RISDON (injury), 20.James DELIANOV (gk) (knee – season)

Wellington Phoenix squad: 1.Stefan MARINOVIC (gk), 2.Liam McGING, 3.Luke DEVERE, 4.Te Atawhai HUDSON-WIHONGI, 5.Matti STEINMANN, 6.Tim PAYNE, 7.Reno PISCOPO, 8.Cameron DEVLIN, 9.David BALL, 10.Ulises DAVILA, 11.Jaushua SOTIRIO, 13.Liberato CACACE, 14.Alex RUFER, 20.Oliver SAIL (gk), 21.Callum MCCOWATT, 23.Walter SCOTT, 27.Steven TAYLOR (c), 31.Ben WAINE, 32.Sam SUTTON, 88. Gary HOOPER

**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 14.Alex RUFER (return from injury), 23.Walter SCOTT (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 16.Louis FENTON (shoulder - season)

MATCH PREVIEW: Western United FC v Wellington Phoenix

WATCH: The last time Western United played Wellington

Newcastle Jets v Brisbane Roar

Saturday, 28 December 2019

McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

Kick-Off: 7:30pm (Local) (7:30pm (AEDT))

Referee: Alireza Faghani

Assistant Referee 1: Ryan Gallagher

Assistant Referee 2: James Cleal

Fourth Official: Stephen Laurie

VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7:00pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

Radio Broadcast: 1233 Newcastle, Grandstand Digital and online

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #NEWvBRI

To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

Newcastle Jets squad: 1.Glen MOSS (gk), 2.Bobby BURNS, 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 10.Dimi PETRATOS, 11.Nick FITZGERALD, 14.Kaine SHEPPARD, 16.Matt MILLAR, 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 19.Kosta PETRATOS, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 23.Matt RIDENTON, 25.Jack SIMMONS, 28.Pat LANGLOIS, 32.Angus THURGATE, 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY

**1-3 to be omitted**

 Ins: 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (promoted), 14.Kaine SHEPPARD (promoted), 25.Jack SIMMONS (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable:  8.Wes HOOLAHAN (ankle – indefinite), 9.Abdiel ARROYO (hamstring – 3-5 weeks)

Brisbane Roar FC 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, 20.Aaron AMADI-HOLLOWAY, 21.Jamie YOUNG (gk), 23.Dylan WENZEL-HALLS, 25.Rahmat AKBARI, 26.Jay O’SHEA, 28.Izaack POWELL, 27.Kai TREWIN, 29.Jordan COURTNEY-PERKINS

**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 14.George MELLS (promoted), 27.Kai TREWIN (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: Nil

MATCH PREVIEW: Newcastle Jets v Brisbane Roar

WATCH: The Jets copped six goals against Glory last weekend

Sydney FC v Melbourne City

Sunday, 29 December 2019

Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Kogarah

Kick-Off: 6:30pm (Local) (6:30pm (AEDT))

Referee: Kurt Ams 

Assistant Referee 1: Kearney Robinson

Assistant Referee 2: Matthew McOrist

Fourth Official: Stephen Lucas

VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 6:00pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (SWR999 and Sport FM Perth (via Stream)).

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #SYDvMCY

To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

Sydney FC squad: 1.Andrew REDMAYNE (gk), 2.Patrick FLOTTMANN, 4.Alex WILKINSON (c), 5.Alex BAUMJOHANN, 6.Ryan McGOWAN, 7. Michael ZULLO, 8.Paulo RETRE, 9.Adam LE FONDRE, 10.Milos NINKOVIC, 11.Kosta BARBAROUSES, 12.Trent BUHAGIAR, 16.Joel KING, 17.Anthony CACERES, 18.Luke IVANOVIC, 20.Tom HEWARD-BELLE (gk), 21.Harry VAN DER SAAG, 23.Rhyan GRANT, 24.Marco TILIO, 25. Ryan TEAGUE, 26.Luke BRATTAN.

**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 7. Michael ZULLO (return from injury), 24.Marco TILIO (promoted), 25. Ryan TEAGUE (promoted).

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 3.Ben WARLAND (ACL), 13. Brandon O’NEILL (knee), 19. Chris ZUVELA (knee)

Melbourne City FC squad: 1.Tom GLOVER (gk), 2.Scott GALLOWAY, 3.Scott JAMIESON (c), 4.Harrison DELBRIDGE, 6.Josh BRILLANTE, 7.Rostyn GRIFFITHS, 8.Javier CABRERA, 9.Jamie MACLAREN, 10.Florin BERENGUER 11.Craig NOONE, 13.Nathaniel ATKINSON, 19.Lachlan WALES, 20.Adrian LUNA, 21.Ramy NAJJARINE, 22.Curtis GOOD, 23.Dean BOUZANIS (gk), 30.Moudi NAJJAR, 34.Connor METCALFE, 40.Richard WINDBICHLER, 49.Stefan COLAKOVSKI

**2-4 to be omiteed**

Ins: 30.Moudi Najjar (promoted), 49.Stefan COLAKOVSKI (promoted)

Outs: nil

Unavailable: 17.Denis GENREAU (shoulder)

MATCH PREVIEW: Sydney FC v Melbourne City

WATCH: Sydney FC were held to a draw by Wellington last weekend

Central Coast Mariners v Perth Glory

TBA Monday, 29 December 2019

MATCH PREVIEW: Central Coast Mariners v Perth Glory

WATCH: The Mariners pulled off a shock win over Glory in Round 4