Round 20 Stats Preview - #ADLvCCM

Ahead of Adelaide United’s home clash with the Central Coast Mariners on Saturday night, Opta has provided the key statistics.

Adelaide have won 10 of their last 14 meetings with the Mariners, including prevailing in their past three matches against them all by a margin of one goal.

The Reds have also won six of their preceding seven home games at Coopers Stadium, yielding just six goals during that stretch.

Remarkably, the last time a draw occurred in this fixture was way back in August 2010.

Marco Kurz’s side have so far recorded 282 shots at goal this campaign, which is the highest in the league.

Isaías leads the competition in interceptions with 51 and ranks third for passes attempted with 1,063.

Nikola Mileusnic bagged his second league goal of the campaign with a clinical finish to down Perth Glory in Round 19 nearly two weeks’ ago. The speedster also won three tackles and prevailed in seven duels.

Jordan O’Doherty was successful in 10 of 13 duels and boasted an impressive passing accuracy of 93% against the Glory.

Gloveman, Paul Izzo, claimed four crosses and pulled off two saves in that game.

Adelaide United host Central Coast Mariners in Round 20 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Saturday, 17 February at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.20pm ACDT.