Kurz names squad for Boxing Day bout with Wanderers


Marco Kurz has announced his extended squad for tomorrow night’s intriguing Round 9 clash against Western Sydney Wanderers at Coopers Stadium.

The Reds will be keen to return to the winners’ circle and consolidate their status in the top six after back-to-back defeats.

For the match, Carlo Armiento has been promoted after he recently scored an impressive brace with the Young Reds against Melbourne City Youth, while George Blackwood returns from injury.

Adelaide United squad: 1.Daniel MARGUŠ (gk), 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, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 32.Carlo ARMIENTO
**two to be omitted**

Ins: 14.George BLACKWOOD (returns from injury), 32.Carlo ARMIENTO (promoted)
Outs: nil
Unavailable: 9.Baba DIAWARA (knee), 18.Lachlan BROOK (knee), 31.Mirko BOLAND (hamstring), 33.Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS (quad)

Adelaide United host Western Sydney Wanderers in Round 9 of the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season on Wednesday, 26 December at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.20pm ACDT. Gates open 6.20pm.