A-League: Adelaide United overcomes Brisbane Roar 2-0 on Saturday

ADELAIDE. Adelaide United defeats Brisbane Roar with a 2-0 win with a goal from G. Blackwood (16') and a goal from H. Ibusuki (28').


ADELAIDE. Adelaide United defeats Brisbane Roar with a 2-0 win with a goal from G. Blackwood (16′) and a goal from H. Ibusuki (28′). Adelaide United took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Coopers Stadium stadium in Adelaide on Saturday and it started at 7:15 pm local time. The referee was Ben Abraham with the help of Matthew Cream and Henry Day. The 4th official was Daniel Cook. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14.2 degrees Celsius or 57.54 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.​

Match Statistics

Adelaide United was in firm control of the ball 57% while Brisbane Roar was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Brisbane Roar was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. Even so, Adelaide United was able to find the solution to win this contest.​

Adelaide United shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Brisbane Roar shot 16 times, 3 on target, 13 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Adelaide United. On the other side, Brisbane Roar received 5 yellow cards (L. Ivanovic, R. Akbari, A. Parsons, J. Hingert and K. Trewin).

After playing this contest, Adelaide United will have 37 points to stay in the 4th place. On the opposite side, Brisbane Roar will stay with 23 points to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 16'

    G. Blackwood

    C. Goodwin

  • 18'

    L. Ivanovic

  • 22'

    R. Akbari

  • 28'

    H. Ibusuki

    C. Goodwin

  • 46'

    J. Brindell-South

    T. Aldred

  • 50'

    A. Parsons

  • 56'

    C. Dehmie

    E. Adams

  • 63'

    J. Cavallo

    L. Brook

  • 63'

    B. Oliveira

    H. Ibusuki

  • 67'

    N. Mileusnic

    A. Parsons

  • 67'

    C. Chapman

    R. Akbari

  • 71'

    L. Zabala

    L. Ivanovic

  • 87'

    J. Hingert

  • 88'

    N. Konstandopoulos

    G. Blackwood

  • 89'

    K. Trewin

  • 90'

    L. D\'Arrigo

    J. Juande

Next match

In the upcoming A-League match, Adelaide United will host Western United on the 8th of May with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Western United (2 draws).

Brisbane Roar will host Central Coast Mariners on the 3rd of May with a 30-7 head to head in favor of Brisbane Roar (15 draws).

Adelaide United: Formation and Lineups

Adelaide United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Thomas Veart chose to play with the following team: Joe Gauci (7.1), Javi López (7.6), Lachlan Barr (7.4), Alexandar Popovic (7.2), Ryan Kitto (7.6), Juande Prados (7.3), Isaías (7.9), Lachlan Brook (6.4), George Blackwood (7.3), Craig Goodwin (7.8) and Hiroshi Ibusuki (7.4).


Adelaide United made 4 changes: L. Brook for J. Cavallo (63′), H. Ibusuki for B. Oliveira (63′), G. Blackwood for N. Konstandopoulos (88′) and J. Juande for L. D’Arrigo (90′).

Top player: Isaías

Probably the most impressive player in Adelaide United was Isaías even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.9) with 70 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10.

Brisbane Roar: Formation and Lineups

Brisbane Roar started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Warren Moon played with: Jordan Holmes (7.3), Jack Hingert (6.8), Scott Neville (6.4), Tom Aldred (6.7), Kai Trewin (6.9), Alex Parsons (6.3), Rahmat Akbari (6.7), Jay O’Shea (7.4), Eli Adams (6.6), Henry Hore (6.7) and Luke Ivanovic (6.7).


Brisbane Roar made 5 changes: T. Aldred for J. Brindell-South (46′), E. Adams for C. Dehmie (56′), A. Parsons for N. Mileusnic (67′), R. Akbari for C. Chapman (67′) and L. Ivanovic for L. Zabala (71′).

Top player: Jay O’Shea

Probably the most impressive player in Brisbane Roar was Jay O’Shea.

His rating is (7.4) with 62 passes (75% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 3 crosses.

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