Round 8 Stats Preview - #ADLvWSW


With Adelaide United’s home match against Western Sydney Wanderers fast approaching, Opta has provided the key statistics for the clash on Sunday.

Interestingly, the previous seven league games between these two sides have yielded five draws and one win apiece.

Furthermore, three of the last six games have ended in a goalless stalemate.

The Reds will be also looking to pick up their first points at Coopers Stadium this season and having fired a league-high 122 shots at goal will hope to convert more of its chances into goals.

Isaías completed 77% of his passes, delivered nine crosses and manufactured three chances in the last-gasp 2-1 win over Central Coast Mariners.

Moreover, the United Captain leads the competition in chances created (15), without scoring or laying on an assist.

In the Westfield FFA Cup Final defeat to Sydney FC, Jordan Elsey won 11 of his 15 duels, made seven clearances and two interceptions.

Fellow centre-half, Ersan Gülüm, enjoyed a solid Cup outing, prevailing in 12 of his 13 duels, won six fouls and performed six interventions.

Goalkeeper, Paul Izzo, faced nine shots and produced seven saves, whilst also recording four clearances in the Cup Final.

Adelaide United host Western Sydney Wanderers in Round 8 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Sunday, 26 November at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 6.30pm ACDT.