Despite the absence of 10 first-team players, Adelaide United earned a point against reigning champions Sydney FC at the Adelaide Oval.
Teenage striker Apostolos Stamatelopoulos came on as a sub to scores his first A-League goal as Adelaide United drew 1-1 at Western Sydney Wanderers. Adelaide coach Marco Kurz will wait until Sunday before deciding whether to rush his Olyroos trio back in their crucial A-League clash against Melbourne City.
George Blackwood, Ben Garuccio and Paul Izzo all arrived back in Adelaide early on Thursday morning after the Australian under-23s lost to South Korea in China.
The trio are among seven players who were unavailable in their deserved scoreless draw against Sydney FC last week.
Kurz on Thursday confirmed Tayler Regan, Ryan Kitto, Nathan Konstandopoulos...