Kresinger and La Rocca Out Due to Injury

Coach Tony Popovic has today named an 18-man squad ahead of the club’s trip north of the border to take on the Brisbane Roar at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.

Coach Tony Popovic has today named an 18-man squad ahead of the club-s trip north of the border to take on the Brisbane Roar at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night.

Forward Dino Kresinger and defensive midfielder Iacopo La Rocca have both succumbed to injury and will be unavailable for the match. Reece Caira is another unavailable for the match due to his Young Socceroos commitments which will see him travel to Dubai in the coming days to compete in the AFC U19 Championship.

NRMA Insurance Western Sydney Wanderers squad: 1. Ante Covic (GK), 2. Shannon Cole, 3. Adam D-apuzzo, 4. Nikolai Topor-Stanley, 5. Michael Beauchamp, 6. Jerome Polenz, 7. Labinot Haliti, 8. Mateo Poljak, 10. Aaron Mooy, 11. Tarek Elrich, 12. Tahj Minniecon, 13. Joey Gibbs, 14. Kwabena Appiah-Kubi, 17. Youssouf Hersi, 19. Mark Bridge, 20. Jerrad Tyson (GK), 21. Shinji Ono, 23. Jason Trifiro * three to be omitted

Ins: 2. Shannon Cole, 12. Tahj Minniecon, 13. Joey Gibbs, 14. Kwabena Appiah-Kubi, 23. Jason Trifiro (all promoted)

Outs: 9. Dino Kresinger (injured), 18. Iacopo La Rocca (injured)

Unavailable: 15. Reece Caira (Young Socceroos)