Round 24 Stats Preview - #ADLvNEW


Ahead of Adelaide United’s crucial match against Newcastle Jets at Coopers Stadium on Friday night, Opta has provided the key statistics.

In the head-to-head record little separates the pair with Adelaide winning 14 matches to Newcastle’s 13, leaving 12 draws.

However, the Reds have lost just one of their previous five home matches against the Jets, which occurred back in Round 6 of this season.

Adelaide have drawn their past two games at Coopers Stadium, and never before have they recorded three consecutive home stalemates.

Isaías recorded a passing accuracy of 90% and won all three of his tackles in the 1-1 draw against Melbourne City last round.

The Spanish maestro also leads the competition in duels won with 170 as well as boasting a United-high 56 interceptions.

Johan Absalonsen scored his fourth league goal of the season against City and delivered seven crosses into the area.

Ersan Gülüm prevailed in seven duels, made four clearances and executed four interceptions, while fellow central defender, Jordan Elsey made a team-high nine clearances last time out.

Adelaide United host Newcastle Jets in Round 24 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Friday, 23 March at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.20pm ACDT.