Round 9 squadsPosted: December 5, 2013
Friday, 6 December 2013
Adelaide United v Brisbane Roar
Coopers Stadium, Adelaide
Kick-off: 7.00pm local (7:30pm AEDT)
Referee: Peter O’Leary
Assistant Referee 1: Matthew Cheeseman
Assistant Referee 2: Daniel Goodwin
Fourth Official: Rick Schneider
TV broadcast: 7.30pm (AEDT) Live coverage on FOX Sports 1HD, SBS 2, SBS HD, and Sky Sport 2 (New Zealand).
Radio Broadcast: 891 ABC Adelaide, ABC Local Radio South Australia, 612 ABC Brisbane, ABC Local Radio Queensland, Grandstand Digital and Online/Mobile phone app.
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These two sides have averaged the highest possession figures in the A-League this season – Adelaide 61.3%, Brisbane 59.2%).
Adelaide United have recorded just one win in the last nine A-League matches against Brisbane Roar (D3 L5).
Including play-offs, Brisbane Roar have been victorious in their last three visits to Adelaide United in the league.
None of the last 13 A-League games involving Brisbane have ended in a draw (W9 L4).
Adelaide United Squad: 1.Eugene GALEKOVIC (GK) (c), 3.Nigel BOOGAARD, 4.Jon McKAIN, 5.Osama MALIK, 7.JERONIMO, 8.ISAIAS, 9.Sergio CIRIO, 10.Marcelo CARRUSCA, 11.Bruce DJITE, 13.Steven LUSTICA, 17.Awer MABIL, 18.Michael ZULLO, 19.Jake BARKER-DAISH, 21.Tarek ELRICH, 22.Fabio FERREIRA, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 30.John HALL (GK)
**one to be omitted**
Ins: 4.Jon McKAIN (returns from illness)
Unavailable: 6.CASSIO (hamstring tendon – 6 weeks), 16.Daniel BOWLES (ankle – 1 week), 20.Paul IZZO (GK) (adductor – 1 week)
Brisbane Roar Squad: 2. Matthew SMITH (c), 5. Ivan FRANJIC, 7. Besart BERISHA, 10. HENRIQUE, 11. Liam MILLER, 14. Diogo FERREIRA, 15. James DONACHIE, 17. Matt McKAY, 18. Luke BRATTAN, 19. Jack HINGERT, 20. Matthew ACTON (gk), 22. Thomas BROICH, 23. Dimitri PETRATOS, 26.Corey BROWN, 29.Kwame YEBOAH, 30. Fraser CHALMERS (gk)
Ins: 11. Liam MILLER (returns from injury)
Unavailable: 1. Michael THEO (shoulder – one week), 3. Shane STEFANUTTO (hamstring – one week), 13. Jade NORTH (groin – one week), 25. George LAMBADARDIS (knee – season)