Round 18 Stats Preview – #CCMvADL


Ahead of Adelaide United’s clash with the Central Coast Mariners at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Opta has provided the key statistics for the match.

Adelaide have earned victories in two of their previous three visits of the Mariners, scoring an average of two goals per game across that run. 

The Reds have also secured four wins in their past five league encounters against the Central Coast. 

Adelaide have managed to keep two clean sheets in their past five away matches.

The Reds have conceded only twice in the 15 minutes before the half-time interval, the equal fewest of any side in the competition.

United’s Ben Garuccio, has created 23 opportunities so far this campaign, the most of any player who is yet to find the back-of-the-net this term.

Reds midfielder, Riley McGree, won 10 of his 11 duels and netted his maiden goal for the Club, by opening the scoring in a 2-2 draw against the Wellington Phoenix last week.

Adelaide defender, Iacopo La Rocca, boasts a team high passing accuracy rate of 85% and has also made an impressive 50 clearances.  

Adelaide United will face Central Coast Mariners in Round 18 of the Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season on Sunday, 5 February at GIO Stadium. Kick-off is at 4.30pm ACDT.