Round 14 Stats Preview - #PERvADL


Ahead of Adelaide United’s away clash to Perth Glory on Friday night, Opta have provided the key statistics.

The Reds are winless in their previous four meetings with the Glory and will be searching for their first win at nib Stadium since January 2016.

Moreover, Adelaide have won three of their past five matches on the road, with each of those victories – against Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners and Melbourne Victory – finishing in a score of 2-1.

Jordan Elsey won nine of his 12 duels against Brisbane Roar last round and completed 93% of his passes.

Daniel Adlung created four chances for his teammates, delivered three crosses and recorded a passing accuracy rate of 89% in that game.

After missing the previous nine matches with a quad injury, Johan Absalonsen enjoyed an impactful cameo appearance versus the Roar. In 34 minutes of action, the Dane created four chances, notched five crosses and had four shots inside the 18-yard box.

Spanish maestro, Isaías, has mustered 22 scoring chances for his teammates this season, the most by any player in the competition without registering an assist.

Ben Garuccio and Isaías also both lead the team in interceptions with 38, while the Captain has attempted a squad-high 32 tackles, with a success rate of 53%.  

Adelaide United will face Perth Glory in Round 14 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Friday, 5 January at nib Stadium. Kick-off is at 9.30pm ACDT.