Round 26 Stats Preview - #SYDvADL


Ahead of Adelaide United’s away clash with Sydney FC on Sunday night, Opta has provided the key statistics.

The Reds come into the clash winless in their previous five league games against the Sky Blues.

However, Adelaide still boast the superior head-to-head record with 17 wins to Sydney’s 16, leaving seven draws.

Marco Kurz’s men are experiencing a three-game undefeated streak, scoring nine goals while conceding four during that stretch.

Ben Garuccio was named Player of the Round following a brilliant display against Wellington Phoenix, which coincided with him also being named Man of the Match.

The defender scored the Reds’ second goal in the 3-1 win as well as boasting a 90% passing accuracy, won seven duels and made two interceptions.

Ersan Gülüm completed two successful tackles, prevailed in 11 of his 14 duels and made three interceptions.

Michael Marrone grabbed the assist for Johan Absalonsen’s header and recorded an 83% passing accuracy.

Moreover, every match that Absalonsen has either started or scored in, Adelaide have remained undefeated.

Adelaide United face Sydney FC in Round 26 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Sunday, 8 April at Allianz Stadium. Kick-off is at 6.30pm ACST.