Defenders return as Reds squad named for Wanderers trip


Gertjan Verbeek has announced his extended squad for Adelaide United’s away clash with Western Sydney Wanderers on Friday night.

The Reds have won four of their past five games and will hope to build on their 2-0 victory over Central Coast Mariners last round.

For the clash, defenders, Michael Marrone and Ryan Kitto both return from injury while young forward, Kusini Yengi, has been promoted to the senior squad and could be in line make his Reds debut.

Adelaide United squad: 2.Michael MARRONE, 5.Michaël MARIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Riley McGREE, 11.Kristian OPSETH, 14.George BLACKWOOD 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN (c), 23.Jordan ELSEY, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 27.Louis D’ARRIGO, 29.Kusini YENGI, 31.Mirko BOLAND, 34.Yared ABETEW, 36.Noah SMITH, 40.Dakota OCHSENHAM (gk), 49.Mohamed TOURE
 
Ins: 2.Michael MARRONE (returns from injury), 7.Ryan KITTO (returns from injury), 29.Kusini YENGI (promoted)
Outs: 6.Stefan MAUK (quad), 18.Lachlan BROOK (international duty)
Unavailable: 4.Ryan STRAIN (hamstring), 10.James TROISI (quad), 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS (knee), 24.Pacifique NIYONGABIRE (adductor), 35.Al Hassan TOURE (foot)

Adelaide United face Western Sydney Wanderers in Round 20 of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season on Friday, 21 February at Bankwest Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.00pm ACDT. Live and Exclusive on Fox Sports, Kayo Sports and the My Football Live App.