Round 24 Stats Preview – #CCMvADL


Ahead of Adelaide United’s clash with the Central Coast Mariners this Saturday, Opta has provided the key statistics for the match.

Historically, a winner has usually been determined at the end of the 90 minutes between Adelaide and the Mariners.

Remarkably, the last draw in this fixture occurred 21 matches ago, at the start of the 2010/11 Hyundai A-League season.

More recently, the Reds have tasted success on two of their previous three trips to Central Coast Stadium.

Adelaide have netted 21.1% of their goals from headers this campaign, which is the highest percentage of any club in the Hyundai A-League.

United striker Baba Diawara, who incidentally opened his Hyundai A-League account against Brisbane Roar via a glancing header last weekend, also completed 77% of his passes.

Reds defender, Tarek Elrich, has impressively won the most duels in the competition this season with 76.

Adelaide’s defensive stalwart, Taylor Regan, delivered another resolute display in Round 23, making four interceptions and three clearances against the Roar.

Ben Garuccio has attempt the most dribbles for the Reds this season with 70, highlighting his dynamism and desire to assist his teammates when attacking.

Adelaide United will face Central Coast Mariners in Round 24 of the Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season on Saturday, 25 March at Central Coast Stadium. Kick-off is at 5.05pm ACDT.