Round 27 Stats Preview – #ADLvWSW

Ahead of Adelaide United’s final game of the Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season against the Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday night, Opta has provided the key statistics for the clash.

Another tight contest is expected with four of the last six games between the two sides ending all square. Incidentally, in three of those matches there were no goals scored.

The Reds will be hunting for back-to-back home victories against New South Wales opposition for the inaugural time this season.

United’s Dylan McGowan has incredibly played 2,340 minutes so far this campaign, more than any other player in the competition.

Reds defensive midfielder, Isaias, boasted a passing accuracy of 84% from his 45 passes against Melbourne City in the penultimate round of the domestic season. The Spaniard also won five of his seven tackles and recorded a combined total of five clearances and interceptions.

Adelaide were indebted to Club Captain, Eugene Galekovic for his impressive display between the sticks, after pulling off an impressive nine saves versus City.

Riley McGree completed 90% of his passes, while also winning six fouls and was successful in eight of his duels.

Ben Garuccio leads the team this season in assists (3), dribbles attempted (80) and interceptions (79).

Adelaide United host Western Sydney Wanderers in Round 27 of the Hyundai A-League 2016/17 season on Saturday, 15 April at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.20pm ACDT.