ALM Squad Selection: Unite Round

Adelaide United could have another Isuzu UTE A-League debutant in Saturday night’s historic Unite Round match against Sydney.

Midfielder Austin Ayoubi, who signed late last year from NPL outfit MetroStars, has been named as part of the Reds’ 20-man squad after becoming available with the opening of the transfer window.

Ayoubi has been included for the first time and he has been joined in the squad by defender Ben Warland, who missed the draw with Macarthur on Monday through suspension.

Coach Carl Veart has otherwise kept the rest of the team which played out a one-all draw with the Bulls early this week.

The Adelaide United coach has until 90 minutes before the 7:30pm ACDT kick-off to trim the side to 18.

1.James DELIANOV, 3. Ben WARLAND, 4. Nick ANSELL, 7. Ryan KITTO (c), 8. ISAÍAS, 9. Hiroshi IBUSUKI, 10. Zach CLOUGH, 17. Luka JOVANOVIĆ, 21. Javi LOPEZ, 22. Ryan TUNNICLIFFE, 23. Luke DUZEL, 26. Ben HALLORAN, 27. Josh CAVALLO, 37. Jonny YULL 41. Alexandar POPOVIĆ, 42. Austin AYOUBI, 43. Giuseppe BOVALINA, 50. Steven HALL, 55. Ethan ALAGICH, 66. Nestory IRANKUNDA

In: 3. Ben WARLAND, 42. Austin AYOUBI


Unavailable: 18. Jay BARNETT (hamstring), 36. Panashe MADANHA (ankle), 46. Joe GAUCI (International Duty), 49. Musa TOURE (quad)

Match details:
Isuzu UTE A-League Unite Round
Adelaide United v Sydney FC
Saturday, 13 January 2024, Kick-off: 7:30pm ACDT / 8:00pm AEDT
Allianz Stadium