TEAM NEWS: Gameiro in line for Roar debut

John Aloisi has named an 18-man squad to face Central Coast Mariners at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

Former Melbourne City attacker Corey Gameiro has been named in the matchday squad for the first time this season and is line to make his Roar debut after signing for the club during the off-season.

Teenage midfielder Rahmat Akbari and young defender Connor O'Toole have also been promoted into the squad. Akbari made his Hyundai A-League debut in the opening-round clash against City while O'Toole featured for the first time in last year's AFC Champions League.

Experienced defender Luke DeVere will miss the match after coming off injured last Saturday against the Phoenix.

The match will take place immediately following Brisbane's Westfield W-League clash with Perth Glory, which kicks off at 1:30pm.

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Roar team


Hyundai A-League 2017/18: Round 5 - Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners
Suncorp Stadium
Sunday, 5 November, 4pm KO QLD time

BRISBANE ROAR SQUAD

Goalkeepers: 1.Michael THEO, 21.Jamie YOUNG

Defenders: 2.Dane INGHAM, 6.Avram PAPADOPOULOS, 13.Jade NORTH, 19.Jack HINGERT, 24.Connor O'TOOLE

Midfielders: 10.Brett HOLMAN, 16.Mitchell OXBORROW, 17.Matt MCKAY (c), 18.Joe CALETTI

Attackers: 9.Massimo MACCARONE, 11.Corey GAMEIRO, 14.Fahid BEN KHALFALLAH, 22.Eric BAUTHEAC, 25.Rahmat AKBARI, 26.Nick D'AGOSTINO, 33.Petros SKAPETIS

Ins: 11.Corey GAMEIRO (promoted), 24.Connor O'TOOLE (promoted), 25.Rahmat AKBARI (promoted)

Outs: 3.Luke DEVERE (knee - TBC)

Unavailable: 4.Daniel BOWLES (knee – TBC), 5.Corey BROWN (hamstring – 4-6 weeks), 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN (hamstring – 2 weeks), 20.Shannon BRADY (broken foot – TBC)