That elusive first victory continues to evade Adelaide United after the club recorded a scoreless draw with Newcastle Jets on Sunday.

Head coach Guillermo Amor was disappointed with the result but believed Adelaide performed well.

“For us it was a good game, I thought we played some extremely good football and were unlucky not to win.

“It wasn’t easy for our players given our current circumstance but I thought they did really well today”.

United looked much tidier at the back keeping Newcastle to zero shots for the entire game.

Amor was pleased with this defensive improvement but wanted to see it on a more consistent basis.

“Defensively we were good today but I want to see that next week”.

“We need to back up our good work and do it again and again”.

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While looking solid in defence the Reds also looked surprisingly dangerous in attack, creating 11 shots on goal.

Jeggo and Goodwin had numerous chances while Isaias’ powerful effort was forced wide.

The concern for Adelaide however remains their inability to hit the scoreboard. This issue, as with the defensive problems, has been ongoing since the day one of this season.

“We need to improve in a lot of areas obviously.

“There is no point defending well if you cannot score and there is no point scoring if you cannot defend”.

Amor dismissed the notion of bringing in new forwards by stating he was very happy with his current options.

“We have Bruce Djite who is an excellent striker and also Ali Babalj who is currently injured.

“We know Pablo can play there and Sergio Cirio can play there and score goals.

“We have plenty of people who can play that role”.

United now travel to Melbourne to face the Victory on Saturday night.

For most coaches in the A-League that would be a daunting prospect however Amor remains upbeat.

“We are very much looking forward to the Victory game and its challenges.

“Everyone is committed to the cause and we have belief for the path we are on”.

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