Key stats as Brisbane Roar end unusual four-game trend against Adelaide

Brisbane Roar closed to within one point of the top six with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Adelaide United on Saturday night.

Eric Bautheac's sublime free-kick proved the difference, securing Roar their third home victory of the campaign at a humid Suncorp Stadium.

Here are the key facts and stats from a tight contest.

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  • This was the first time in the last five Hyundai A-League meetings that Brisbane and Adelaide have produced anything other than a 2-1 scoreline.

  • Roar ended a run of 11 matches without keeping a clean sheet, but extended their run of Hyundai A-League matches without a draw to 12.

  • The Reds have scored one only once in their last four away matches, a run that has yielded three defeats.

  • Eric Bautheac's goal was Brisbane's second from outside the penalty area this season.

  • As well as scoring the match-winning free-kick, Bautheac created more chances (four) for his team-mates than any other player on the pitch.

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