Gertjan Verbeek has announced his extended squad ahead of Adelaide United’s inaugural clash against Western United on Sunday.
The Reds snapped a four-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory last time out and will be looking to build some momentum against the Hyundai A-League’s newest franchise.
James Troisi has been included in the preliminary squad after returning to training following a hamstring complaint which ruled him out for the last two weeks.
Adelaide United squad: 2.Michael MARRONE, 4.Ryan STRAIN, 5.Michaël MARIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Riley McGREE, 10.James TROISI, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 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, 40.Dakota OCHSENHAM (gk)
**one to be omitted**
Ins: 10.James TROISI (returns from injury)
Outs: 6.Vince LIA (departed club), 11.Kristian OPSETH (adductor)
Unavailable: 24.Pacifique NIYONGABIRE (adductor), 29.Kusini YENGI (knee), 30.Isaac RICHARDS (knee), 35.Al Hassan TOURE (international duty), 36.Noah SMITH (foot)
Adelaide United face Western United in Round 16 of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season on Sunday, 26 January at Whitten Oval. Kick-off is at 5.30pm ACDT. Live and Exclusive on Fox Sports, Kayo Sports and the My Football Live App.