Round 11 Stats Preview - #ADLvWEL


Adelaide United host Wellington Phoenix at Coopers Stadium on Saturday and Opta has provided the key statistics for the Club’s first match of 2019.

Adelaide have dominated this fixture in recent times, undefeated in their past nine matches – recording six wins and three draws.

Moreover, during that time the Reds have conceded just five goals with four of those coming in the first-half.

However, the ‘Nix’s resurgence has been impressive and are currently experiencing a five-match unbeaten run.

In the overall head-to-head standings, Adelaide have notched 18 wins to the Phoenix’s eight leaving nine draws. United have also scored 68 goals in comparison to Wellington’s 37.

Goalkeeper, Paul Izzo, produced seven saves in the 2-1 win against Newcastle Jets last time out.

Craig Goodwin leads the Reds in both goals and assists with four and three respectively.

Nikola Mileusnić has enjoyed a prolific spell in front of goal of late, scoring three goals in his past two matches.

Vince Lia has made 19 interceptions and 14 clearances this season, while boasting a passing accuracy rate of 87%.

Adelaide United host Wellington Phoenix in Round 11 of the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season on Saturday, 5 January at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 5.05pm ACDT. Gates open 4.05pm.