Kitto and Stamatelopoulos return as Kurz names squad for Central Coast clash


Marco Kurz has announced his 18-man squad for Adelaide United’s Round 3 match away to Central Coast Mariners on Sunday afternoon.

After winning the FFA Cup 2018 Final on Tuesday night, the Reds’ attention returns back to the Hyundai A-League as they look to build some momentum.

Adelaide will be determined for the three points after beginning the campaign with two home draws.

In a welcomed boost for Kurz, Ryan Kitto and Apostolos Stamatelopoulos have been included, returning from injury and international duty respectively.

Meanwhile, Mirko Boland and Nikola Mileusnić have also been named after the pair featured in the cup final, despite their absence against Newcastle Jets in Round 2.

Adelaide United Squad: 2.Michael MARRONE, 3.Scott GALLOWAY, 4.Ryan STRAIN, 5.Taylor REGAN, 6.Vince LIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Isaías SÁNCHEZ (C), 10.Ken ILSØ, 11.Craig GOODWIN, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 20.Paul IZZO, 22.Michael JAKOBSEN, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 30.Isaac RICHARDS, 31.Mirko BOLAND, 33.Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS
*two to be omitted*

Ins: 7.Ryan KITTO (returns from injury), 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ (promoted), 31.Mirko BOLAND (returns from injury), 33.Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS (returns from international duty)
Outs: 9.Baba DIAWARA (knee), 14.George BLACKWOOD (collar bone)
Unavailable: nil

Adelaide United face Central Coast Mariners in Round 3 of the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season on Sunday, 4 November at Central Coast Stadium. Kick-off is at 4.30pm ACDT. Live and Exclusive on Fox Sports and streamed on the My Football Live App.