Markus Babbel has named his squad for Sunday's Round 1 Hyundai A-League match against Perth Glory at nib Stadium.
The Wanderers are set to start their Hyundai A-League campaign away from home in an intense fixture against Perth, with the Red & Black set to face their former coach for the very first time.
Markus Babbel has named an experienced 18-man squad with a number of players set to make their Hyundai A-League debut for the club.
The Red & Black will be without a number of youngsters including, Kosta Grozos, Tass Mourdoukoutas, Marc Tokich, John Roberts and Tate Russell who are away with the Young Socceroos.
Perth Glory vs Western Sydney Wanderers
Sunday 21 October, 7:00pm (AEDT)
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Western Sydney Wanderers FC: 1.Danijel NIZIC, 4.Josh RISDON, 5.Brendan HAMILL, 7.Nick FITZGERALD, 8.Jordan O’DOHERTY, 9.Oriol RIERA, 10.Alexander BAUMJOHANN, 11.Bruce KAMAU, 12.Ruon TONGYIK, 16.Jaushua SOTIRIO, 17.Keanu BACCUS, 20.Vedran JANJETOVIC, 21.Tarek ELRICH, 22.Rashid MAHAZI, 23.Lachlan SCOTT 24.Raul LLORENTE, 28.Roly BONEVACIA, 49.Abraham MAJOK.
Unavailable: 6.Kosta GROZOS (international duty), 13.Tass MOURDOUKOUTAS (international duty), 18. Marc TOKICH (international duty), 19.Mark BRIDGE (injury – six weeks), 32.John ROBERTS (international duty), 33.Tate RUSSELL (international duty), 34.Patrick ZIEGLER (injury – two weeks), 40.Nicholas SUMAN (not selected)