Round 16 Stats Preview - #SYDvADL

Ahead of Adelaide United’s crucial Round 16 away encounter with front runners Sydney FC, Opta has provided the key statistics for the clash.

Adelaide are undefeated in their past five matches in the regular season at Allianz Stadium, with their last loss occurring in February 2013.

In fact, Adelaide have kept five successive clean sheets in each of their last five regular season visits to the Harbour City against the Sky Blues, outscoring them 9-0 across those games.

Moreover, Adelaide have impressively not succumbed to consecutive defeats against Sydney since September 2008.

Reds dynamic full-back, Ben Garuccio, has notched 63 interceptions so far this campaign, the equal highest in the competition.

The Reds have hit the woodwork on nine instances this season, the most of any team and one more ahead of Graham Arnold’s men.

Reds defensive stalwart, Taylor Regan, amassed three interceptions and a game-high 13 clearances in a resolute display against Melbourne City in Round 15.

United’s creative enforcer, Isaias, also showcased his defensive capabilities, winning six of his seven tackles versus City last week.

Adelaide United will face Sydney FC in Round 16 of the Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season on Friday, 20 January at Allianz Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.20pm ACDT.

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on Fox Sports 505 from 7:15pm (ACDT), SBS VICELAND from 7.00pm ACDT.