Round 18 Stats Preview - #MCYvADL


Ahead of Adelaide United’s intriguing clash with Melbourne City at AAMI Park on Saturday night, Opta has provided the key statistics.

Adelaide have suffered just one defeat in their previous nine matches, and will be hoping to extend their current unbeaten streak to five games.

George Blackwood scored for the second successive week and completed 80% of his passes in that famous comeback win over Brisbane Roar.

Isaías also found the net in consecutive games, curling a free-kick past a helpless Jamie Young, prevailed in six of his duels, made two interceptions and boasted an 88% pass rating.

Ryan Strain won all six of his duels, recorded an 86% passing accuracy rate, while delivering seven crosses into the box.

Not only did Nikola Mileusnić score the winner against the Roar with an unerring header, the speedster had a 100% pass completion rate and made three interceptions.

Craig Goodwin leads the competition in crosses from open play this season and has a team-high five assists with the Reds this season.

Adelaide United face Melbourne City in Round 18 of the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 season on Saturday, 9 February at AAMI Park. Kick-off is at 7.20pm ACDT. Live on Fox Sports, 10 Bold and streamed on the My Football Live App and Kayo Sports.