Round 18 Stats Preview – #WELvADL


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Ahead of Adelaide United’s away trip to Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Saturday, Opta has provided the key statistics.

The Reds are unbeaten in their last six meetings with the Phoenix, recording three draws and three wins.

Moreover, Adelaide have suffered just one defeat in their previous seven visits at Westpac Stadium with two victories and four draws.

Isaías leads the competition in two categories this season – in interceptions with 49 and passes into the final third with 174.

Daniel Adlung has a passing accuracy rate of 81% and averages 52 passes per game.

Nikola Mileusnic boasts a team-high four assists from the right wing as well as dribbles attempted (36).

Jordan Elsey has enjoyed an impressive season in the heart of the defence, leading the team in clearances (69) and blocks (13).

George Blackwood has bagged three goals this season in addition to registering a 76% passing accuracy.

Full-back, Ryan Strain, has been a revelation since breaking into the senior squad. The 20-year-old has completed 79% of his 344 passes attempted and won more than 60% of his duels.

Adelaide United will face Wellington Phoenix in Round 18 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Saturday, 27 January at Westpac Stadium. Kick-off is at 5.05pm ACDT.

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