R22 Preview - MetroStars vs Adelaide City
North Eastern MetroStars and Adelaide City do battle in a vital National Premier League - SA clash at TK Shutter Reserve this Saturday.
Adelaide City require a victory to clinch second spot, while MetroStars only require a draw to seal second spot and the double chance in the Finals Series, however coach Robbie Saraceno will be hoping for a victory to close out the home and away season.
Anthony Solagna scored twice for MetroStars last weekend in the club's 4-1 victory over Croydon, which saw the return of Tom Strain back from a long term injury. Strain popped up for a goal late in the match.
Adelaide City were held to a surprise 0-0 draw at home against Para Hills last weekend.
Prior to this fixture, their will be a Womens National Premier League - SA clash between top of the table Metro United and second placed Adelaide City. MetroStars vs Adelaide City Saturday 4 August – 3pm TK Shutter Reserve, Klemzig Last Five Matches MetroStars W D W L W Round 17 MetroStars 5 Sturt 3 Round 18 Comets 1 MetroStars 1 Round 19 MetroStars 2 Panthers 1 Round 20 Para Hills 2 MetroStars 1
Round 21 Croydon 1 MetroStars 4 Adel City W W D D D Round 17 Olympic 0 Adel City 3 Round 18 Adel City 4 Sturt 0 Round 19 Croydon 1 Adel City 1 Round 20 Adel City 2 Comets 2
Round 21 Adel City 0 Para Hills 0
Number of Played Used This Season MetroStars 19 Adel City 23 Number of Clean Sheets This Season MetroStars 8 Adel City 9 Most Matches Played This Season
MetroStars Anthony Solagna 21 Justin Davis 21 Matthew Dawber 21 Adel City Evan Kostopoulos 21
Matt Halliday 20
Bradley Corbo 19
Most Goals Scored This Season MetroStars Christian Esposito 17
Tom Strain 10 Matthew Dawber 9 Adel City Anthony Costa 17
Nicholas Bucco 7
Evan Kostopoulos 6