Trio return as Veart names preliminary squad for City home clash

Ryan Kitto

Adelaide United vs Melbourne City January 3 tickets

Carl Veart has announced his extended squad for Adelaide United’s first home match of the A-League 2020/21 season against Melbourne City on Sunday.

The Reds tackle Patrick Kisnorbo’s side looking for their first win of the campaign following a 0-0 draw to begin the season against Western United.

For the clash, defenders George Timotheou and Ryan Kitto have been included with the former potentially a chance to make his debut.

Yared Abetew is also back from injury, while Javi López is out of contention with a knee issue.

Al Hassan Toure remains unavailable, however is close to nearing a return.

Adelaide United squad: 1.James DELIANOV (gk), 2.Michael MARRONE, 3.George TIMOTHEOU, 4.Ryan STRAIN, 6.Louis D’ARRIGO, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Stefan MAUK (c), 9.Tomi JURIC, 15.Noah SMITH, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Mohamed TOURE, 18.Joe CALETTI, 19.Yaya DUKULY, 22.Michael JAKOBSEN, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 24.Pacifique NIYONGABIRE, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 29.Kusini YENGI, 33.Dakota OCHSENHAM (gk), 34.Yared ABETEW
**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 3.George TIMOTHEOU (promoted), 7.Ryan KITTO (returns from injury), 34.Yared ABETEW (returns from injury)
Outs: nil
Unavailable: 21.Javi LÓPEZ (knee), 35.Al Hassan TOURE (ankle)

Match details:
Game date: Sunday, 3 January vs Melbourne City
A-League 2020/21 – Matchweek 2
Kick-off 5.35pm ACDT
Gates open: 4.35pm ACDT
Venue: Coopers Stadium
Referee:  Alireza Faghani
Broadcast: Fox Sports
Stream: Kayo Sports, MyFootball Live App

Adelaide United vs Melbourne City January 3 tickets