A-League: Adelaide United draws 0-0 with Melbourne City on Wednesday

ADELAIDE. Adelaide United 0-0 Melbourne City played out a goalless draw.


ADELAIDE. Adelaide United 0-0 Melbourne City didn’t manage to score any goal on Wednesday..

The match was played at the Coopers Stadium stadium in Adelaide on Wednesday and it started at 6:35 pm local time. The referee was Chris Beath who was helped by Anton Schetinin and Ashley Beecham. The 4th official was Alex King. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12 degrees Celsius or 53.67 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 69%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Adelaide United was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Melbourne City that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Adelaide United was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 6 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Adelaide United to win the match​.

Adelaide United shot 6 times, 3 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, Melbourne City shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Adelaide United. On the other side, Melbourne City received 4 yellow cards (C. Metcalfe, N. Reis, M. Leckie and S. Colakovski).

After this contest, Adelaide United will have 43 points to stay in the 4th place. On the other side, Melbourne City will have 49 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 60'

    C. Metcalfe

  • 61'

    N. Reis

  • 63'

    Z. Clough

    G. Blackwood

  • 66'

    J. Bos

    M. Tilio

  • 74'

    B. Oliveira

    L. Brook

  • 75'

    K. Yengi

    H. Ibusuki

  • 76'

    M. Leckie

  • 83'

    S. Colakovski

    A. Nabbout

  • 88'

    N. Irankunda

    R. Kitto

  • 90'

    S. Colakovski

Next match

In the upcoming A-League match, Adelaide United will play away with Melbourne City on the 22nd of May with a 13-12 head to head record in favor of Adelaide United (13 draws).

Melbourne City will host Adelaide United on the 22nd of May with a 13-12 head to head stats in favor of Adelaide United (13 draws).

Adelaide United: Formation and Lineups

Adelaide United adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Thomas Veart chose to play with the following team: Joe Gauci (7.4), Javi López (7.2), Alexandar Popovic (6.2), Michael Jakobsen (7.2), Ryan Kitto (6.2), Isaías (6.5), Juande Prados (7.3), Lachlan Brook (6.6), George Blackwood (6.8), Craig Goodwin (7.6) and Hiroshi Ibusuki (7.0).


Adelaide United made 4 changes: G. Blackwood for Z. Clough (63′), L. Brook for B. Oliveira (74′), H. Ibusuki for K. Yengi (75′) and R. Kitto for N. Irankunda (88′).

Top player: Craig Goodwin

The player who no doubt impressed Adelaide United the most was Craig Goodwin.

His rating is (7.6) with 25 passes (84% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 11 crosses.

Melbourne City: Formation and Lineups

Also Melbourne City adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Patrick Kisnorbo played with: Tom Glover (7.0), Carl Jenkinson (7.0), Nuno Reis (7.3), Curtis Good (6.6), Scott Jamieson (7.1), Taras Gomulka (6.7), Conor Metcalfe (7.1), Andrew Nabbout (6.5), Marco Tilio (6.5), Mathew Leckie (7.4) and Jamie MacLaren (5.9).


Melbourne City made 2 changes: M. Tilio for J. Bos (66′) and A. Nabbout for S. Colakovski (83′).

Top player: Mathew Leckie

The player who no doubt impressed Melbourne City the most was Mathew Leckie.

His rating is (7.4) with 34 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 18.

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