A-League: Adelaide United conquers Central Coast Mariners 3-1

ADELAIDE. Adelaide United prevails over Central Coast Mariners 3-1.


ADELAIDE. Adelaide United prevails over Central Coast Mariners 3-1. Adelaide United got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from C. Goodwin (26′) and K. Yengi (67′). Central Coast Mariners tried to recover with a goal from S. Roux (71′). However, the match was closed by a goal (90′) scored by B. Oliveira for Adelaide United.

The match was played at the Coopers Stadium stadium in Adelaide on Sunday and it started at 3:35 pm local time. The referee was Daniel Elder who had the assistance of Matthew Cream and Andrej Giev. The 4th official was Alireza Faghani. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 16.7 degrees Celsius or 62.02 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.​

Match Statistics

Central Coast Mariners was in firm control of the ball 55% while Adelaide United was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Central Coast Mariners was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, Adelaide United succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.​

Adelaide United shot 17 times, 9 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Central Coast Mariners shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.


Adelaide United received 2 yellow cards (I. Sanchez and C. Goodwin). On the opposite side, Central Coast Mariners received 2 yellow cards (J. Farrell and H. Steele).

After this match, Adelaide United will have 43 points to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Central Coast Mariners will stay with 42 points to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 19'

    I. Sanchez

  • 26'

    C. Goodwin

  • 34'

    J. Farrell

  • 44'

    H. Steele

  • 46'

    G. Kuol

    C. Goddard

  • 64'

    C. Goodwin

  • 67'

    K. Yengi

  • 69'

    B. Oliveira

    L. Brook

  • 69'

    G. Blackwood

    H. Ibusuki

  • 69'

    N. Muller

    M. Urena

  • 69'

    S. Roux

    L. Miller

  • 69'

    J. Nisbet

    H. Steele

  • 71'

    S. Roux

  • 77'

    M. Hatch

    B. N\'Kololo

  • 87'

    L. D\'Arrigo

    K. Yengi

  • 90'

    B. Oliveira

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Adelaide United: Formation and Lineups

Adelaide United adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Thomas Veart chose to play with the following team: Joe Gauci (6.7), Javi López (7.3), Alexandar Popovic (7.1), Michael Jakobsen (7.1), Ryan Kitto (6.1), Lachlan Brook (7.1), Juande Prados (6.4), Isaías (7.1), Craig Goodwin (8.8), Kusini Yengi (8.2) and Hiroshi Ibusuki (6.5).


Adelaide United made 3 changes: L. Brook for B. Oliveira (69′), H. Ibusuki for G. Blackwood (69′) and K. Yengi for L. D’Arrigo (87′).

Top player: Craig Goodwin

Probably the most impressive player in Adelaide United was Craig Goodwin.

His rating is (8.8) with 1 goal, 32 passes (68% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 8. He performed 11 crosses.

Central Coast Mariners: Formation and Lineups

Also Central Coast Mariners adopted the conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Nick Montgomery played with: Mark Birighitti (6.6), Lewis Miller (7.5), Cameron Windust (6.4), Kye Rowles (6.2), Jacob Farrell (6.6), Beni Nkololo (6.8), Maximilien Balard (7.6), Harrison Steele (6.4), Cy Goddard (6.4), Marco Ureña (6.7) and Jason Cummings (6.8).


Central Coast Mariners made 5 changes: C. Goddard for G. Kuol (46′), M. Urena for N. Muller (69′), L. Miller for S. Roux (69′), H. Steele for J. Nisbet (69′) and B. N’Kololo for M. Hatch (77′).

Top player: Maximilien Balard

The player who no doubt impressed Central Coast Mariners the most was Maximilien Balard.

His rating is (7.6) with 59 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.

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