Round 23 Stats Preview – #ADLvBRI


Ahead of Adelaide United’s encounter with Brisbane Roar, Opta has provided the key statistics for the clash.

The Reds have only lost one of their previous four meetings against Brisbane, winning two matches and drawing once.

Adelaide are unbeaten in their last two home games against the Roar, with the Club’s previous defeat to the Queensland outfit at Coopers Stadium occurring in April 2015.

United have incidentally suffered defeat in only one of their past 13 Sunday fixtures played in the city of churches.

Adelaide defender, Dylan McGowan, leads the team in clearances with 90 as well as boasting the greatest number of passes attempted (1032).

Versatile United defender, Tarek Elrich, was successful in 17 of his 26 duels and made an impressive seven interceptions in a resolute defensive display against the Western Sydney Wanderers last matchday.

The Reds have won 52.4% of duels versus opposition teams in the Hyundai A-League this campaign – the second highest of any side after Perth Glory.

Reds star midfielder, Isaias, has made 168 long passes so far this season, the second-most of any outfield player in the competition.

Adelaide United host Brisbane Roar in Round 23 of the Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season on Sunday, 19 March at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 4.30pm ACDT.