Marco Kurz has selected his preliminary 18-player squad for Adelaide United’s crucial game with Wellington Phoenix at Coopers Stadium on Sunday.
The Reds will be hoping to build on their win against Central Coast Mariners last week, knowing a victory will draw them level on points with the fourth-placed Phoenix.
For the match, Nikola Mileusnić, Pacifique Niyongabire and Carlo Armiento have all been promoted.
Adelaide United squad: 1.Daniel MARGUŠ, 2.Michael MARRONE, 3.Scott GALLOWAY, 6.Vince LIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Isaías SÁNCHEZ (c), 11.Craig GOODWIN, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 19.Jordy THOMASSEN, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN, 24.Pacifique NIYONGABIRE, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 31.Mirko BOLAND, 32.Carlo ARMIENTO, 33.Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS
**two to be omitted**
Ins: 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ (promoted), 24.Pacifique NIYONGABIRE (promoted), 32.Carlo ARMIENTO (promoted)
Outs: 4.Ryan STRAIN (hamstring)
Unavailable: 9.Baba DIAWARA (knee), 10.Ken ILSØ (suspended), 23.Jordan ELSEY (foot)
Adelaide United host Wellington Phoenix in Round 24 of the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season on Sunday, 7 April at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 4.30pm ACDT. Gates open 3.30pm.