Wellington Phoenix Ins and Outs – Round 25


Wellington Phoenix continue their travels across the ditch this week as Head Coach, Mark Rudan’s side face off against Brisbane Roar. The Wellington side have taken four points out of a possible six from the Roar but they’ll need to be back to their best to further cement a spot within the Hyundai A-League top four.

Having scored against Adelaide, Cillian Sheridan will be confident of a starting spot but will face tough competition again from regular scorers, David Williams and Roy Krishna.

Centre-back, Steven Taylor, could make his long awaited return to the Starting XI after appearing on the bench for the Round 24 fixture last weekend. 

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Match Details:

Friday 12th April 2019
Brisbane Roar v Wellington Phoenix 
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Kick-Off: 9:50PM (NZT) (7:50PM (Local))

Referee: Peter Green
Assistant Referee 1: Ashley Beecham
Assistant Referee 2: Andrew Lindsay
Fourth Official: Adam Kersey
VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on Sky Sport 4 from 9:45pm NZT or FOX SPORTS 505 from 7:00pm (local)

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Brisbane Roar FC Squad: 1.Brendan WHITE (gk), 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN, 8.Jacob PEPPER, 11.Eric BAUTHEAC, 14.Alex LOPEZ, 15.Stefan NIGRO, 16.Charles LOKOLI-NGOY, 17.Matt MCKAY (c), 18.Joe CALETTI, 21.Jamie YOUNG (gk),  22.Tobias MIKKELSEN, 23.Dylan WENZEL-HALLS, 26.Nicholas D’AGOSTINO, 32.Zachary DUNCAN, 34.Aaron REARDON, 36.Daniel LECK, 38.Izaack POWELL, 92.Eli BABALJ **two to be omitted**

Ins: 16.Charles LOKOLI-NGOY (promoted), 22.Tobias MIKKELSEN (promoted), 34.Aaron REARDON (promoted), 38.Izaack POWELL (promoted)
Outs: 12.Ruon TONGYIK (hamstring), 33.HENRIQUE (groin)
Unavailable: 2.Dane INGHAM (foot), 4.Daniel BOWLES (knee), 10.Brett HOLMAN (knee), 13.Stefan MAUK (groin), 19.Jack HINGERT (knee), 24.Connor O’TOOLE (broken leg)

Wellington Phoenix Squad: 1.Filip KURTO (gk), 3. Justin GULLEY,  4.Mandi SOSA, 5.Ryan LOWRY, 7.Cillian SHERIDAN, 11.David WILLIAMS, 12.Antony GOLEC, 13.Liberato CACACE, 14.Alex RUFER, 15.Michal KOPZCYNSKI, 17.Callan ELLIOT, 18.Sarpreet SINGH, 20.Oliver SAIL (gk), 21. Roy KRISHNA, 22.Andrew DURANTE (c), 23.Max BURGESS, 27.Steven TAYLOR, 32. Gianni STENSNESS **two to be omitted**

Ins: 3. Justin GULLEY (returns from injury) 17. Callan ELLIOT (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 16. Louis FENTON (foot injury – season)