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REDS FIGHTBACK TO DOWN THE JETS

An inspired second-half performance from Adelaide United has secured a 2-1 comeback win against Newcastle Jets in what was a game of two halves at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Riley McGree’s brace overturned the first-half deficit to seal Adelaide’s first victory of the Hyundai A-League season and cap off an extraordinary week after clinching a third FFA Cup title on Wednesday. The midfielder has now scored five goals in as many matches across all competitions, and has a total of six since returning to the Club in July. Gertjan Verbeek made two changes from the Reds’ Cup triumph. James Troisi made is highly anticipated debut after joining the Club earlier this month, while Al Hassan Toure moved to the wing with Kristian Opseth returning to lead the line. Fresh from their FFA Cup success, it was a rather sluggish start from the visitors and they almost conceded inside the opening minute when John Koutroumbis’ cross evaded both Arroyo and Jason Hoffman.

break seeking to generate a response and it paid off almost instantly.

Nikola Mileusnić and Michaël Maria were introduced and their dynamism appeared to spark renewed energy into Adelaide’s play. However, it was Troisi, who started the match and on debut, that played an instrumental role in the equaliser. His cut-back found McGree, who showed composure in sliding his finish past Glen Moss in goal. Adelaide pushed for a winner with Mileusnić coming close on a counter-attack involving Troisi, but the winger’s shot deflected out for a corner. United did not have to wait long as McGree completed the comeback after scoring from a corner. His initial corner seconds earlier almost caught Moss stranded and that would foreshadow what was to come. McGree’s third corner in quick succession flew past the veteran gloveman and into the top far corner on 61 minutes. Newcastle were relentless in finding a leveller, but Adelaide were resolute defensively to keep the Jets at bay and get their league season back on track.

Toure appeared lively in possession and caused Nigel Boogaard a few problems as he combined strength with pace to leave him in his wake. However, for the most part the Reds were second best and struggled to get out of their own half. Newcastle would take the lead through Abdiel Arroyo’s impressive strike from a long throw in the 37th minute. Verbeek made a double substitution at the 2

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37’ | GOAL: Arroyo controls Millar’s long throw in on the chest, and fires an unstoppable volley on the turn past Izzo. 49’ | GOAL! Halloran plays in Troisi and his cut-back at the byline is calmly finished by McGree. 61’ | GOAL! McGree’s corner curls past Moss into the far post after almost scoring from the same scenario seconds earlier.

match details: Saturday, 26 October 2019 Hyundai A-League 2019/20 Season – Round 3 Newcastle Jets 1 (Arroyo 37’) Adelaide United 2 (McGree 49’ 61’) Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium


RO UND 5 PR E V I E W THEY KEEP ON GOING AND YOU SAW IT AT HOME AGAINST SYDNEY WHEN WE WERE DOWN 2-0 WE CAME BACK 2-1, 2-2 AND EVEN WITH TEN MEN THE SUPPORT WAS FANTASTIC AND ALMOST WE GOT ONE POINT AGAINST A GOOD TEAM WITH 10 MEN.

Playing at a high tempo will be key to penetrating a compact Brisbane Roar outfit, according to Adelaide United Head Coach, Gertjan Verbeek. The Reds host Brisbane in the Remembrance Round clash at Coopers Stadium on Sunday, in what is predicted to be a fascinating encounter.

Adelaide have won their previous three matches against the Roar, scoring a prolific 11 goals during that stretch. However, this season Brisbane have been a more resolute side defensively under new boss, Robbie Fowler. In their three games they have managed two draws and a loss, conceding just two goals but have found the net only once. Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Verbeek, highlighted some of the challenges his side will have to contend with against the disciplined Queensland side. “The opponents have a style of football that’s very difficult to create chances,” he explained. “If you see the last two games of Brisbane you see Melbourne Victory had four chances, two times on transition and Western Sydney only had two chances. “So they defend very well with a lot of people behind the ball and very quickly they can come out. “When they have the ball they can also play possession for a long time. “So I hope we find the solution to break the wall and score goals.”

Western Sydney Wanderers last weekend.

Verbeek said given Brisbane will be tough to break down they must be dynamic and move the ball with purpose to open up Brisbane. However, equally, the Dutchman warned his side cannot afford to throw too many numbers forward and leave themselves susceptible in transition. “They play in defence a 5-4-1, and very close to the goalkeeper,” he continued. “So sometimes the one striker is even behind the half-way line. “There’s very little space as you’ve to move a lot and play a very dynamic game, and you’ve to watch out that you don’t get too many players forward of the ball. “Because when you lose the ball you’re very vulnerable because there’s a lot of space in the back. “… So we’ve to be very focused and very disciplined and the ball has to go around from left to right at a high tempo.” Verbeek said it was extremely important for fans to show their support tomorrow as it not only spurs the boys on but makes it a hostile place for visiting teams. “When the atmosphere is good and it was good against Melbourne City for the FFA Cup, it generates more energy for the players,” he said. “They keep on going and you saw it at home against Sydney when we were down 2-0 we came back 2-1, 2-2 and even with ten men the support was fantastic and almost we got one point against a good team with 10 men.”

Adelaide showed immense character to secure a 2-1 comeback win against Newcastle Jets in their most recent outing a fortnight ago. Meanwhile, Brisbane played out a goalless draw against

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IZZO INKS TWO-YEAR UNITED EXTENSION

Adelaide United is delighted to announce goalkeeper, Paul Izzo, has signed a two-year contract extension with the Club. Izzo’s existing deal was set to expire at the end of this season, but after putting pen-topaper he will remain contracted to Adelaide until the conclusion of the Hyundai A-League 2021/22 campaign. The 24-year-old has made 70 appearances across all competitions in his second stint with his hometown team, helping the Reds secure successive FFA Cup titles in 2018 and 2019. Izzo received his Reds debut in December 2012 and after three years serving as the Club’s back-up gloveman, he joined Central Coast Mariners for two seasons before returning in 2017. Speaking about re-signing with the Reds for a further two years, Izzo said: “I couldn’t be happier to have signed this contract extension with Adelaide United. “Playing in front of your family and closest friends week in, week out is an amazing feeling and something I’ve always appreciated. “Being an Adelaide boy and playing here for so much of my career has been really enjoyable and I’m sure that’s going to continue. “Winning back-to-back FFA Cups was an unreal experience but as a group we’re hungry for more and I’m looking forward to creating even 4

more history for the club in the coming seasons.” Director of Football, Bruce Djite, said ensuring Izzo’s services remained in Adelaide was a priority for the Club. “Paul is unquestionably one of the best goalkeepers in the A-League and we believe he will only continue to improve. “For a goalkeeper, Paul is still very young, but to have made more than 100 appearances in the A-League alone makes him a very experienced member of our squad. “Paul is highly regarded and we expect to see him consistently deliver outstanding performances. “We value Paul’s quality both as a footballer and more importantly as a person and we’re delighted to secure another great South Australian talent to the Club for another two years.”

Total Appearances: 77 Hyundai A-League: 62 FFA Cup: 15 Clean sheets: 22

His best moments

Match winning performance helps down Victory Izzo produced an individual masterclass as Adelaide defeated Melbourne Victory at Etihad Stadium for the first time since 2006 in December 2017. The gloveman made six impressive saves which included denying Besart Berisha from the penalty spot, tipping his effort onto the upright before repelling a follow-up attempt. As the Reds held a 2-1 lead and reduced to nine players, Izzo pulled off arguably his best save on the evening, tipping wide Ersan Gülüm’s header.

Penalty shootout heroics fall agonisingly short As Adelaide’s 2018/19 semi-final clash with Perth Glory went to a shootout due to the epic contest finishing 3-3 after extra-time, it was Izzo’s time to shine. Despite the eventual heartbreaking loss, the goalkeeper could hold his head high after making three saves to thwart Diego Castro, Jason Davidson and Shane Lowry.

Back-to-back FFA Cup triumphs Izzo played a key role in both of United’s FFA Cup Final victories in 2018 and 2019. A 2-1 win over Sydney FC was followed up by a 4-0 drubbing of Melbourne City a year later to add to his silverware haul with his hometown team. No doubt a special moment.

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WINNING BACK-TO-BACK FFA CUPS WAS AN UNREAL EXPERIENCE BUT AS A GROUP WE’RE HUNGRY FOR MORE AND I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO CREATING EVEN MORE HISTORY FOR THE CLUB IN THE COMING SEASONS.

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WE’RE PROGRESSING WELL THIS SEASON AND AFTER WINNING THE FFA CUP FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT SEASON, WE’RE FULL OF CONFIDENCE THAT WE CAN BRING THAT GOOD-FORM INTO THE A-LEAGUE AND HAVE ANOTHER GREAT YEAR. M ATC H D AY P RO G RA M M E - R E M E M B RA N C E RO U N D


KITTO TO KICK-ON WITH REDS FOR ANOTHER TWO SEASONS Adelaide United can today confirm Ryan Kitto has extended his contract with the Club by a further two years. Kitto’s new deal means he will remain contracted with Adelaide until the end of the Hyundai A-League 2021/22 season. The 25-year-old made his debut for his hometown team in 2013 before returning three years later and has since established himself as a regular in the squad. Having begun his career as a winger, Kitto has developed his game to become a reliable fullback, which is a testament to his adaptability and versatility. Kitto, whose honours include back-to-back FFA Cups with the Reds, has amassed a total of 84 appearances for Adelaide, scoring 10 goals, including a dramatic 94th minute equaliser in last season’s Hyundai A-League Semi Final against Perth Glory, which forced the match into extra time.

“We’re progressing well this season and after winning the FFA Cup for the second straight season, we’re full of confidence that we can bring that good-form into the A-League and have another great year.” Director of Football, Bruce Djite, was delighted to have Kitto on-board for another two years, saying: “Securing Ryan for another two seasons is fantastic. “As the football club for all South Australians, which represents the state week in week out, we believe it is very important to continue rewarding South Australian talent and Ryan is very deserving of this extension. “Ryan has continued to grow and develop his game since he re-joined the Club in 2016 and we’re excited to see how much further he can grow.

Speaking on his decision to re-sign with his hometown team, Kitto said: “I have always felt privileged and honoured to play for Adelaide United and I’m very excited to be extending my time with the club.

“The versatility he has added to his game demonstrates his desire and passion to give everything to Adelaide United and we’re very happy he will continue to be a Red for at least the next two seasons.”

“Adelaide is my home and I feel at home at this Club which has a special place in my heart, but also my family’s.

Total Appearances: 84 Hyundai A-League: 71 FFA Cup: 12 AFC Champions League: 1

“The last few seasons have seen us bring more success and silverware to our fans and I’m hoping we can continue to add to that in the near future.

His best moments

Brace against Western Sydney Wanderers Kitto bagged a double in the Reds’ 2-0 win over Western Sydney in Round 8 of the 2017/18 season. Having been denied twice, first by the post and then by the goalkeeper, Kitto found the breakthrough in first-half stoppage time with an outside of the foot finish. The advantage was doubled just beyond the hour mark as Nikola Mileusnić chased down a deflection and dragged the goalkeeper out before laying the ball off to Kitto who slotted it home.

Dramatic equaliser sends Semi-final to extra-time With just seconds remaining in Adelaide’s Hyundai A-League 2018/19 semi-final away to Perth Glory and trailing 2-1, Kitto produced wild scenes. The left-back controlled a half clearance from a corner and arrowed his right-footed strike past Liam Reddy to force extra-time in the fourth minute of stoppage time. He would then assist Michael Marrone with a brilliant cross to make it 3-3in extra-time.

Second FFA Cup Final triumph Kitto unfortunately missed the FFA Cup Final 2018 due to an injury. However, it was the ultimate redemption as he played the entire 90 minutes a year later as the Reds routed Melbourne City 4-0 at Coopers Stadium.

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WESTFIELD W-LEAGUE The Westfield W-League 2019/20 was officially launched during an exclusive media event at Bankwest Stadium in Sydney while all Adelaide United W-League memberships and tickets are now on sale. The Reds play all six of its home matches at Marden Sports Complex and fans can again watch all Westfield W-League 2019/20 matches streamed live via the My Football Live App. Meanwhile, every Thursday night game will be broadcast live on FOX SPORTS with Sunday afternoon matches to be broadcast live on the ABC. The Reds kick-off the new season away to Western Sydney Wanderers on Thursday, 14 November before hosting defending champions Sydney FC the following week on Friday, 22 November. Round 6 pits Adelaide at home to Canberra United on Sunday, 22 December, before an away match against the Sky Blues a week later. January sees Ivan Karlović’s side play three home matches, starting with a Round 8 clash versus Perth Glory on Friday, 3 January before back-to-back Saturday night games against Melbourne Victory and then Western Sydney Wanderers.

Following the Women’s FIFA International Break, United return to action away to Canberra and after a Round 13 bye close the regular season on Thursday, 27 February at Marden to the Jets.

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14 stand-alone regular season matches in prime-time on Thursday Night Football broadcast live on FOX SPORTS and live streamed on Kayo and the My Football Live app. ABC TV returns as the Westfield W-League’s free-to-air TV partner who will broadcast 14 regular season matches on Sunday afternoons (Kickoff 4pm AEDST) as well as all of the Westfield W-League 2020 Finals Series matches live. FOX SPORTS will broadcast 14 Sunday games and an additional four double headers totalling 32 regular season

games and three Final series games of the Westfield W-League on their platform. The Westfield W-League 2019/20 Season will kick-off after the November FIFA Women’s International match dates and the Westfield W-League 2020 Finals Series will begin over the weekend of 7-8 March 2020 with the Westfield W-League 2020 Grand Final scheduled for the weekend of 14-15 March 2020. Westfield W-League 2019/20 Season will pause for the FIFA Women’s International window in JanuaryFebruary and March, when the Westfield Matildas are scheduled to play their Olympic Games Qualification matches. More than 20 of the Westfield Matildas from the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 squad have chosen to return to the Westfield W-League this season. Adelaide United Westfield W-League home matches are included in all full season Adelaide United memberships.

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BROOKS DISCUSSES HER RETURN TO THE REDS

Adelaide United Women secured a massive coup ahead of the Westfield W-League 2019/20 season after Amber Brooks re-signed with the team. The American, who arrives from Houston Dash in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), enjoyed a magnificent campaign with Adelaide last year. Brooks featured in all 12 games on her way to collecting the Reds’ 2018/19 Player of the Year award. Brooks revealed she was thrilled to be back after excelling in Ivan Karlović’s side. “I kept in touch with Ivan I guess during the W-League offseason and my NWSL season,” she said. “And it was something that even leaving at the end of last W-League season was in the back of my mind that I might return. “I was really happy in general how last season went, but at the same time frustrated that we kind of let the opportunity to make finals slip through. “But I thought we made a lot of progress and I was happy to be a part of that progress.” The Reds experienced their most successful season to date last campaign, finishing one point outside the top four. 12

Brooks admitted the feeling of unfinished business served as a motivating factor to return Down Under. “Obviously coming into last season, I didn’t know what to expect other than the previous seasons Adelaide had finished near the bottom,” she explained. “So I was pleasantly surprised at how well we finished and the fact that we were in a position to make finals at all. “And then I think once you get a taste of that and I’m sure all the other girls would attest to it, it’s really exciting and we now have some belief in ourselves and we know that we’re capable of hanging with the top teams. “I think the great thing about finals football is any team that gets there has the opportunity to win and it’s a whole new ball game once you make it to finals. “We know we have to be more consistent and stronger throughout the regular season and put ourselves in a position where we’re comfortably in finals.” Now playing in the Australian top-flight for a second season, the 28-year-old was in a better

position to share her thoughts on the league. She said being a defender, specifically a centreback, allowed her to test herself against fully-fledged internationals and insisted playing in this competition will only help continue her development. “I think it’s a great league,” said Brooks, who has received one cap with the United States. “I think especially too as a defender I’m always going up against a top forward, whether they’re Australian or playing in the NWSL or another top international. “So I think from my standpoint that’s another big reason why I wanted to come back. “I think I’m going against the likes of Sam Kerr and top Matildas and international players so I think that’s really good for me and forces me to really be at the top of my game every game. “I’m not here on vacation so first and foremost my decision to come back was because I thought it would help me in my career and my quest to keep getting better and reach my goals. “Obviously with Adelaide I think we saw what

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we’re capable of and again it’s just a bit more consistency. “I think all the local girls have another year of experience under their belt and did well in their NPL teams so I think there should be a lot of optimism around the team and what we can do this season.” The former Bayern Münich stopper said she is again looking forward to taking on a mentor role in the team as one of the most experienced players on the roster. “The team lost some leadership with Emma (Checker) and Michelle (Heyman) leaving,” she continued. “I think last season even as I warmed up to the girls as the season went on I kind of just naturally take on that leadership role. “And kind of bring that experience and the girls are very receptive to it which is what’s most important and I learn from them as much as they learn from me. “And I think that’s why we get along and why we’ve such strong unity as a team.”

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DODD HONOURED

Adelaide United icon, Travis Dodd, says it is a tremendous honour to have the opportunity to be involved in commemorating Remembrance Round on Sunday at Coopers Stadium. Dodd will captain the AUFC Legends side for the second year running against the Australian Defence Force Open Men’s Team in the exhibition match which precedes Adelaide United’s Hyundai A-League clash with Brisbane Roar. “It’s a great initiative that the Club has started and look to be able to be part of it is quite special,” Dodd said. “Particularly knowing what our service members have done for us to have the lifestyle and have the lives that we’ve got it’s very special. “So from that perspective it’s fantastic. From a football perspective it’s a little bit scary actually because we’re well retired now. “And most of us – especially going from last year – haven’t really been looking after ourselves so to get out there and try and do

what we once did for a living is a lot tougher than what we remember.” The now 39-year-old, who captained the Reds on a full-time basis between 2008 and 2011, accumulated a total of 166 games while scoring 39 goals in his six sensational years with the Club. He revealed he was relishing the chance to grace the hallowed turf of Coopers Stadium again, a venue where he endeared himself to the Adelaide faithful. Dodd admitted taking to the field with some of his former teammates in Sunday’s curtain raiser will bring back a plethora of memories. “It’s one of the hardest things when you retire is not having that environment where you’re around your mates every day and doing something that you love,” he explained. “So to have that opportunity albeit for one day

and for 90 minutes it’s great to bring back those memories. “Even when you go to games and you’re watching particularly the cup final a couple of weeks ago, it just makes you realise how privileged you were to have that lifestyle and career in the game. “So to be able to play on Hindmarsh (Coopers Stadium) again and to be able to do in front of fans and family as well is fantastic.”

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COMMUNITY Adelaide United have been prevalent in the community over the past couple of weeks.

Here is a recap of what we have been up to:

School Holiday Clinics During the recent term 3 school holidays Adelaide United launched two football clinics which were run by Reds legend, Marcelo Carrusca. In the first week of the holidays, Jack Smith Park, home of West Torrens Birkalla, played host to the first three-day clinic with the second clinic occurring a week later at Ridley Reserve West in Elizabeth. A combined 111 participants attended the clinics which were deemed a huge success by parents with the kids receiving a full Adelaide United Macron Training kit and learning new skills and techniques. Several Adelaide United players also made an appearance, signing autographs and answering questions.

Kaurna Plains Football Program As part of the Sporting Schools initiative a community coach from Adelaide United runs a free weekly program for up to 40 students. The sessions focus on personal development as well as students working on improving their skills.

Adelaide and a great opportunity to interact with other disability enterprises. Adelaide United and Bedford Group announced a two-year charity partnership back in September and as a Club are also passionate about inclusion and further strengthening ties with the South Australian community. Adelaide United also works closely with One Culture Football, an organisation which provides an opportunity for participants to build ties within the community through their multicultural and disability programs In addition, Bedford will also be our Round 8 matchday partner when we take on Wellington Phoenix. Part of that will include the opportunity to be involved with the coin toss as well as playing small sided games during half-time.

FFA Cup trophy presentation Following the Reds’ recent FFA Cup Final win over Melbourne City, Riley McGree and Pacifique Niyongabire brought the trophy to Sportspower at Elizabeth Shopping Centre over the bye weekend on the Saturday. There were more than 100 people in attendance as fans got the chance to get their photo taken with the trophy and players. Zorich Group Sportspower are the Club’s community partner and supply all of the equipment for our community programs. Stay tuned for further

FFA Cup trophy presentations in the near future and visit your local Sportspower.

Burundi drummers Throughout the season at various home matches at Coopers Stadium the Burundi drummers will be in attendance. The group have so far been present at every Reds home game this season with the vibrancy and energy they have so far brought only enhancing the atmosphere, in what is a truly magical spectacle.

Regional SAJSA State Country Championships Ryan Strain attended the Regional SAJSA State Country Championships in Port Pirie. An inflatable goal was also brought up as an extra fun activity while Strain also stayed for presentations.

Junior matchday volunteers for September, October and November FFA Cup 2019 Quarter Final vs Newcastle Jets – Raiders and Para Hills United Hyundai A-League Round 1 vs Sydney FC – Modbury Jets and St. Augustines Soccer Club Hyundai A-League Round 5 vs Brisbane Roar – West Adelaide and Para Hills West Soccer Club

Sporting Schools visits Swallowcliffe Primary School Modbury School Preschool Clovelly Park Primary School Lonsdale Heights Primary School Para Hills West Primary School Dominican School Greenwith Primary School

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HYUNDAI A-LEAGUE 2019/20 SEASON FIXTURES

HYUNDAI A-LEAGUE 2018/19 FIXTURES 1

Fri, 11 October 2019

2-3 LOSE

Sydney FC

Coopers Stadium

2

Sun, 20 October 2019

2-1 LOSE

Melbourne City FC

AAMI Park

3

Sat, 26 October 2019

1-2 WIN

Newcastle Jets

McDonald Jones Stadium

4

BYE

BYE

BYE

BYE

5

Sun, 10 November 2019

5:30pm

Brisbane Roar FC

Coopers Stadium

6

Fri,15 November 2019

7:00pm

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Stadium

7

Sat, 23 November 2019

7:00pm

Melbourne Victory

Coopers Stadium

8

Sun, 1 December 2019

5:30pm

Wellington Phoenix

Coopers Stadium

9

Sun, 8 December 2019

5:30pm

Newcastle Jets

Coopers Stadium

10

BYE

BYE

BYE

BYE

11

Sun,22 December 2019

5:30pm

Central Coast Mariners

Central Coast Stadium

12

Fri, 27 December 2019

7:00pm

Western Sydney Wanderers

Coopers Stadium

13

Sat,4 January 2020

7:00pm

Sydney FC

Netstrata Jubilee Stadium

14

Sat,11 January 2020

7:00pm

Perth Glory

HBF Park

15

Fri, 17 January 2020

7:00pm

Melbourne Victory

Coopers Stadium

16

Sun, 26 January 2020

5:30pm

Western United FC

GMHBA Stadium

17

Sat, 1 February 2020

7:00pm

Melbourne City FC

Coopers Stadium

18

Sat, 8 February 2020

7:00pm

Brisbane Roar FC

Suncorp Stadium

19

Fri, 14 February 2020

7:00pm

Central Coast Mariners

Coopers Stadium

20

Fri, 21 February 2020

7:00pm

Western Sydney Wanderers

Bankwest Stadium

21

Sat, 29 February 2020

7:00pm

Melbourne Victory

Marvel Stadium

22

Sat, 7 March 2020

4:30pm

Western United FC

Coopers Stadium

23

Sun, 15 March 2020

5:30pm

Newcastle Jets

Coopers Stadium

24

BYE

BYE

BYE

25

Fri, 27 March 2020

7:00pm

Melbourne City FC

AAMI Park

26

Sun, 5 April 2020

3:30pm

Wellington Pheonix

Westpac Stadium

27

Sat, 11 April 2020

7:00pm

Sydney FC

Coopers Stadium

28

Fri, 17 April 2020

7:00pm

Perth Glory

Coopers Stadium

29

Sat, 25 April 2020

1:30pm

Brisbane Roar FC

Suncorp Stadium

All fixtures subject to change without notice.  Please refer to adelaideunited.com.au. All times are ACST/ACDT.

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