Kenny Lowe has announced his 18 man squad ahead of the Round 24 trip to Pirtek Stadium for Sundays game against last year’s Premier Plate winners Western Sydney Wanderers KO 2pm (WST)
Kenny Lowe has announced his 18 man squad ahead of the Round 24 trip to Pirtek Stadium for Sundays game against last year-s Premier Plate winners Western Sydney Wanderers KO 2pm (WST).
Brazilian playmaker, Sidnei Sciola Moraes, looks set to miss out after picking up a groin injury in last week-s late loss to Melbourne Victory and young Danny De Silva, who was a last minute omission against the Victory due to a concussion sustained in the warm up, will also miss out.
Keeper, Jack Duncan will start his third game in Perth Glory goal as his team search for 3 points on the road with Michael Thwaite and William Gallas looking to continue in heart of the Glory defence.
Adrian Zahra, who found himself on the bench last week due to the De Silva injury, will be hoping to be included in the final 16 set to travel to Sydney on Saturday along with Josh Risdon, Riley Woodcock and Ryan Edwards, who are all included in this week-s 18 man squad.
Star Striker, Shane Smeltz misses out once again due to the groin injury that kept him out of last Saturday-s fixture.
The Wanderers come into game on the back of a 1-0 midweek Asian Champions League win over J League powerhouses, Kawasaki Frontale at Pirtek Stadium and will have back Marquee player, Shinji Ono after injury.
Perth Glory Squad: 2.Jack CLISBY, 3.Brandon O-NEILL, 4.Ryan EDWARDS, 5.Rostyn GRIFFITHS, 7.Jacob BURNS (c), 8.Nebojsa MARINKOVIC, 10.Jamie MACLAREN, 11.Adrian ZAHRA 14.Steven McGARRY, 17.Chris HAROLD, 18.Jack DUNCAN (gk), 19.Josh RISDON, 24.Matthew DAVIES, 23.Michael THWAITE, , 25.Riley WOODCOCK, 28.Darvydas SERNAS, 36.William GALLAS, 39.Luke RADONICH (gk)
**two to be omitted**
INS: 4.Ryan EDWARDS (promoted), 19.Josh RISDON (promoted), 25.Riley WOODCOCK (promoted)
OUTS: 16.Sidnei SCIOLA MORAES (injury - 1 week), 20. Danny DE SILVA
Unavailable: Travis DODD (knee - indefinite), Scott JAMIESON (Achilles - indefinite), Shane SMELTZ (groin- 1 week)