Adelaide v Brisbane: the numbers game


​Adelaide United and Brisbane Roar FC kick-off the Hyundai A-League Finals Series on Friday night. Here are the numbers you need to know ahead of the first Elimination Final at Adelaide Oval.

32 – Matches between the two clubs.

11 – Adelaide wins.

13 – Brisbane wins.

1564 – Completed passes by Adelaide technician Isaias this season. It’s the most in the Hyundai A-League ahead of Roar’s Luke Brattan by one (1563).

7-1 – Biggest win in this match-up. Brisbane over Adelaide in 2011.

8 – Brisbane Roar’s unbeaten run against the Reds in Adelaide (including six wins in a row).

50 – Reds defender Tarek Elrich will make his 50th appearance for the club on Friday night.

Tarek Elrich celebrates after scoring a stunner against Melbourne City FC.

17 – If he returns from injury, Michael Theo will play his 17th finals match, tied with Travis Dodd as the most by any player in the history of the competition.

– Players with more than five finals games under their belt in Brisbane’s squad (Adelaide just four).

13 – Adelaide’s winning percentage in finals matches, with just two wins from 15 finals games over the last nine years.

10 – Wins from 16 finals matches for Roar.

Kaluderovic Roar celebrate

7 – The number of finals series both clubs have now been involved in over the first 10 years of the Hyundai A-League.

13 – Different goal-scorers Roar have had this season.

8 – Number of goals the leading scorer in both sides has scored this season. Sanchez for Adelaide, Henrique for Roar.

61 – Yellow cards for Adelaide this season, second most in the competition (Newcastle 67).

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