Troisi returns as Verbeek names squad for Original Rivalry


Adelaide United’s extended squad for their Round 21 Original Rivalry clash has been released by Head Coach, Gertjan Verbeek.

Adelaide will be desperate to bounce back from an inexplicable 5-2 defeat against Western Sydney Wanderers last weekend.

James Troisi returns from a quad injury and is available for selection while Yared Abetew and Noah Smith have been promoted.

Adelaide United squad: 2.Michael MARRONE, 5.Michaël MARIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Riley McGREE, 10.James TROISI, 11.Kristian OPSETH, 14.George BLACKWOOD 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN (c), 23.Jordan ELSEY, 27.Louis D’ARRIGO, 29.Kusini YENGI, 31.Mirko BOLAND, 34.Yared ABETEW, 36.Noah SMITH, 40.Dakota OCHSENHAM (gk), 49.Mohamed TOURE
**0-2 to be omitted**
 
Ins: 10.James TROISI (returns from injury), 34.Yared ABETEW (promoted), 36.Noah SMITH (promoted)
Outs: 26.Ben HALLORAN (hamstring - 1-2 weeks)
Unavailable: 4.Ryan STRAIN (hamstring - 1 week), 6.Stefan MAUK (quad - 1 week), 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS (knee - indefinite), 18.Lachlan BROOK (international duty), 24.Pacifique NIYONGABIRE (adductor - 2 weeks), 35.Al Hassan TOURE (foot - 6-8 weeks)

Adelaide United face Melbourne Victory in Round 21 of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season on Saturday, 29 February at Marvel Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.00pm ACDT. Live and Exclusive on Fox Sports, Kayo Sports and the My Football Live App.