Troisi named in extended squad for City trip


Gertjan Verbeek has announced his preliminary squad for Adelaide United’s clash with Melbourne City at AAMI Park on Sunday afternoon.

The Reds will be looking to bounce back after suffering a 3-2 loss to Sydney FC in the opening round.

New signing, James Troisi, has been included in the extended side and could feature for the first time as a Red.

Meanwhile, Nathan Konstandopoulos, Lachlan Brook, Mirko Boland and Yared Abetew have all been promoted.

Adelaide United squad: 2.Michael MARRONE, 5.Michaël MARIA, 6.Vince LIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Riley McGREE, 10.James TROISI, 11.Kristian OPSETH, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 18.Lachlan BROOK, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN (c), 26.Ben HALLORAN, 27.Louis D’ARRIGO, 30.Isaac RICHARDS (gk), 31.Mirko BOLAND, 35.Al Hassan TOURE, 34.Yared ABETEW
**1-3 to be omitted**

Ins: 10.James TROISI (promoted), 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS (promoted), 18.Lachlan BROOK (promoted), 31.Mirko BOLAND (promoted), 34.Yared ABETEW (promoted)
Outs: 4.Ryan STRAIN (suspended - 1 week), 23.Jordan ELSEY (knee)
Unavailable: nil

Adelaide United face Melbourne City in Round 2 of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season on Sunday, 20 October at AAMI Park. Kick-off is at 3.30pm ACDT. Live and Exclusive on Fox Sports, Kayo Sports and the My Football Live App.