George Blackwood returns, Mohamed Toure maintains his place


Gertjan Verbeek has announced his extended squad for Adelaide United’s Round 19 clash against Central Coast Mariners at Coopers Stadium tomorrow night.

The Reds will be eager to bounce back and return to winning ways after a 2-1 defeat to Brisbane Roar last weekend.

George Blackwood is available after returning from injury, while defenders, Yared Abetew and Noah Smith have both been promoted to the senior side.

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

Adelaide United host Central Coast Mariners in Round 19 of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season on Friday, 14 February at Coopers Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.00pm ACDT. Gates open at 6.00pm. Live and Exclusive on Fox Sports, Kayo Sports and the My Football Live App.