SQUADS: Melbourne City FC announce 18-man squad to face Adelaide United on Friday night

The squads are in for this important clash between Melbourne City FC and Adelaide United on Friday night. See who's in and who's out for this week.

Melbourne City FC will see the return of David Williams, Ben Garuccio and Jonatan Germano in the extended squad for Friday night’s encounter with Adelaide United.

The three have shrugged off pre-season injuries they were carrying over the first three rounds to be eligible for selecetion in John van’t Schip’s final 16.

Melbourne City FC will look to bounce back from last weeks result against a strong Adelaide United side.

The Reds will see the return of striker Bruce Djite, who is coming back from injury, and will be missing Fabio Ferreira, who is out with a hamstring injury.


Friday, 31 October 2014

Melbourne City FC v Adelaide United

AAMI Park, Melbourne

Kick-Off: 7:40 PM (Local) (7:40 PM AEDT)

Referee: Chris Beath

Assistant Referee 1: Luke Brennan

Assistant Referee 2: Brad Hobson

Fourth Official: Patrick Chaplin

Melbourne City FC squad:
1.Andrew REDMAYNE (GK)
3.Robbie WIELAERT
5.Erik PAARTALU
6.Aaron MOOY
7.Iain RAMSAY
8.Massimo MURDOCCA
9.David VILLA
11.Damien DUFF
13.Jonatan GERMANO
14.James BROWN
15.David WILLIAMS
17.Jason HOFFMAN
18.Paulo RETRE
19.Ben GARUCCIO
20.Tando VELAPHI (GK)
23.Mate DUGANDZIC
24.Patrick KISNORBO (C)
27.Ross ARCHIBALD

***two to be omitted***

Ins:
13.Jonatan GERMANO (promoted)
15.David WILLIAMS (returns from injury)
19.Ben GARUCCIO

Outs: 25.Jacob MELLING (omitted)

Unavailable: 10.Robert KOREN (calf – 3-5 weeks)

Adelaide United squad:
1.Eugene GALEKOVIC (c) (GK)
2.Michael MARRONE
3.Nigel BOOGAARD
4.Dylan McGOWAN
5.Osama MALIK
6.CÁSSIO
7.PABLO SÁNCHEZ
8.ISAÍAS
9.Sergio CIRIO
10.Marcelo CARRUSCA
11.Bruce DJITE
16.Craig GOODWIN
17.Awer MABIL
18.Jimmy JEGGO
20.Paul IZZO (GK)
21.Tarek ELRICH
24.Bruce KAMAU
32.Nathan KOSTANDOPOULOS

***two to be omitted***

Ins:
6.CÁSSIO (promoted)
11.Bruce DJITE (returns from injury)
20.Paul IZZO (GK) (promoted)
24.Bruce KAMAU (promoted)

Outs:
30.John HALL (GK) (omitted)
22.Fabio FERREIRA (hamstring 2-4 weeks)

Unavailable:
14.Cameron WATSON (toe – 2 weeks)
15.Ben WARLAND (ankle – 3 weeks)
22.Fabio FERREIRA (hamstring 2-4 weeks)
23.Jordan ELSEY (wrist –  3 weeks)