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Western United will visit Coopers Stadium on Friday for the A-League game with home side Adelaide United.
All Adelaide United v Western United match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Adelaide United won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 2-1 A-League losing effort in their last game against Wellington Phoenix.
In that game, Adelaide United managed 58% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Adelaide United was Stefan Mauk (51'). For their opponents, Wellington Phoenix got 16 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Ben Waine (58') and Tomer Hemed (97') scored for Wellington Phoenix.
The Reds have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets of late, but they have also managed to convert their own chances into goals. Looking at their last 6 games, The Reds have conceded in 5 of them while also scoring in 6 of those matches. That sort of trend won’t necessarily be sustained into this match, of course.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Adelaide United:
- haven't beaten Western United in their last 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 home league matches.
Western United come into this meeting following a 2-0 A-League win to defeat Newcastle United Jets in their previous fixture.
In that game, Western United had 56% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 7 on target. The only player to score for Western United was Dylan Pierias (69'). At the other end, Newcastle United Jets got 12 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. Nikolai Topor-Stanley (12' Own goal) was the scorer for Newcastle United Jets.
Over the course of their last six clashes, Western United have bagged the sum of 9 goals. The West have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, their defenders have seen 5 goals go against them.
Head to head
The previous league game between these clubs was A-League match day 1 on 28/12/2020 when the final score was Western United 0-0 Adelaide United.
The referee was Shaun Evans.
Team News: Adelaide United
Adelaide United boss Carl Veart has zero fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: Western United
Owing to a completely healthy group to choose from, Western United manager Mark Rudan has zero fitness concerns to report before this clash.
We’re thinking that Western United have it in them to find the net against this Adelaide United team, but that probably won’t quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We can see a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 win for Adelaide United at the end of the match. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Coopers Stadium (15,500)
Captain: Stefan Mauk
Chairman: Piet van der Pol
Manager: Carl Veart
Competitions: A-League position 3
⭐ Key Man: Tomi Jurić
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Tomi Jurić was born in Sydney, Australia. After having played his first senior match for Lokomotiva Zagreb in the 2011 - 2012 season, the gifted Forward has contributed 7 league goals in this A-League 2020 - 2021 season to date in 12 appearances.