Two attackers return as Kurz names squad for Wellington trip

Marco Kurz has announced his extended squad for Adelaide United’s Round 18 away clash against Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Saturday.

In some welcomed news, wingers, Johan Absalonsen and Ryan Kitto are included in the travelling squad.

However, Captain Isaías, will miss the clash through suspension following the accumulation of five yellow cards.

As a result, young midfielder, Lachlan Brook, has been promoted.

Vince Lia, Baba Diawara and Tarek Elrich remain ruled out through respective injuries.

Adelaide United squad: 1.Daniel MARGUSH (gk), 2.Michael MARRONE, 5.Taylor REGAN, 7.Ryan KITTO, 11.Johan ABSALONSEN, 12.Mark OCHIENG, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIC, 18.Lachlan BROOK, 19.Ben GARUCCIO, 20.Paul IZZO, 22.Ersan GÜLÜM, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 24.Jordan O’DOHERTY, 25.Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS, 29.Ryan STRAIN, 37.Daniel ADLUNG
**two to be omitted**

Ins: 7.Ryan KITTO (promoted), 11.Johan ABSALONSEN (returns from injury), 18.Lachlan BROOK (promoted)
Outs: 8.ISAÍAS (suspended - 1 week)
Unavailable: 6.Vince LIA (knee – 2-3 weeks), 9.Baba DIAWARA (quad), 21.Tarek ELRICH (knee - long term)

Adelaide United will face Wellington Phoenix in Round 18 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Saturday, 27 January at Westpac Stadium. Kick-off is at 5.05pm ACDT.