Bulls and Adelaide share points at Coopers Stadium

The Bulls and Adelaide United settled for a draw after an exhilarating match at Coopers Stadium in Adelaide.

The entertaining Monday night fixture concluded with the Bulls earning a share of the points against Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium. The Bulls started strong, with Raphael Borges Rodrigues unleashing a spectacular shot at goal, hitting the woodwork just seven minutes into the match. However, it was Adelaide who took the lead in the 16th minute, with Ben Halloran burying the ball into the back of the net. The Bulls, however, were gradually closing in on breaking the deadlock. Valere Germain and Ulises Davila had fantastic chances at goal, narrowly missing the back of the net with their shots.

In the 31st minute, the Bulls were able to secure their equaliser through a team up effort between Kearyn Baccus and Valere Germain. Baccus shifted through Adelaide’s defences and delivered a stunning cross over to Germain, who tapped it into the back of the net. The Bulls continued to fight throughout the remaining minutes but entered the break on level terms with Adelaide United.

The second half began a bit slower for the Bulls as they absorbed the pressure from Adelaide, converting it into chances at goal. Goalkeeper Filip Kurto made some excellent saves throughout the match, consistently denying Adelaide the lead. In the 71st minute, Jed Drew and Raphael Borgess Rodrigues came close to doubling the Bulls’ score after Drew crossed it to Raphael, who attempted to bury it into the back of the net, narrowly missing. Ali Auglah, Jerry Skotadis, Lachlan Rose, and Kristian Popovic all made appearances off the bench, replacing Raphael, Davila, Drew, and Baccus.

The Bulls continued to edge closer to securing a second goal in the dying minutes of the match, with Matthew Jurman having a chance at goal, skillfully heading it towards the back of the net, only to be saved by Adelaide’s goalkeeper, James Delianov. The exhilarating Monday night clash between the Bulls and Adelaide United ended in a 1-1 draw, with the Bulls adding a point to their tally.

Want to see the Bulls play live? The Bulls are back in action on Friday the 12th of January, 2024 at 5:30pm, for the A-League’s Unite Round against Western United at Commbank Stadium. Tickets are now on sale, so remember to secure your seat today!