Round 10 Stats Preview – #MVCvADL


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Ahead of Adelaide United’s Original Rivalry clash with Melbourne Victory at Etihad Stadium on Friday night, Opta has provided the key statistics.

The Reds will be looking for their first win at Etihad Stadium since October 2006 and previously tasted success across the border in February 2016, courtesy of a 1-0 victory.

Adelaide have not registered successive away triumphs in the competition since April 2016 and will be out that too changes on Friday.

Ryan Kitto was arguably Adelaide’s best player in the 1-0 loss to Sydney FC, recording a passing accuracy of 80% and completed 55% of his crosses.

Defender, Jordan Elsey, won nine of his 14 duels, made four clearances and two interceptions last time out.

Gloveman, Paul Izzo, has pulled off the second most number of saves this campaign with 28, six ahead of Melbourne’s Lawrence Thomas.

Dynamic full-back, Ben Garuccio, leads the team in interceptions (30) and tackles attempted (23).

This season, Daniel Adlung, boasts a passing accuracy rate of 81%, has prevailed in 65% of his tackles and been involved in 84 duels.

Adelaide United will face Melbourne Victory in Round 10 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Friday, 8 December at Etihad Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.20pm ACDT.

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