2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 1
Wellington Phoenix FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC
When: Sunday 11th October, 2015
Where: Westpac Stadium, 105 Waterloo Quay, Wellington, NZ
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST (local time 7pm)
Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Digital online or ABC Radio App
Tweet: @newyboys #WELvNEW #NTUA
If you are unable to travel to the game in Wellington, please join us at our away venue – Sydney Junction Hotel (SJ’s) at Hamilton and watch the game LIVE. SJ’s is our venue for away Newcastle Jets fixtures.
Jets Wins – 6, Phoenix Wins – 15, Drawn – 4
Jets Wins – 4, Phoenix Wins – 6, Drawn – 1
In New Zealand – 14
Jets Wins – 2, Phoenix Wins – 9, Drawn – 3
Average Home A-League Crowd – 10222
Average Away A-League Crowd – 9156
Goals in Fixture
Jets – 28, Phoenix – 50
In New Zealand –
Jets – 10, Phoenix – 31
1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 9, Phoenix – 15
Cards in Fixture
Jets – 48 (43 yellow, 5 red), Phoenix 42 (39 yellow, 3 red)
Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – L (0 points from last 0)
Phoenix – WL (0 points from last 0)
Jets – N/A (N/A)
Phoenix – N/A (N/A)
Last Result –
Jets 2 (Bonevacia 12’o.g., Neville 18′) – Phoenix 2 (Krishna 68′, Hicks 90+4’) at Hutt Recreational Park, A-League, Round 18, 22/02/2015 .
Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 10 Round 18
|Newcastle Jets||Wellington Phoenix|
|Ben Kennedy||Glen Moss|
|Scott Neville||Manny Muscat|
|Taylor Regan||Michael Boxall|
|Andrew Hoole||Ben Sigmund|
|Sam Gallagher||Andrew Durante|
|Daniel Mullen||Roly Bonevacia|
|Ben Kantarovski||Alex Gorrin|
|Zenon Caravella||Nathan Burns|
|Jacob Pepper||Michael McGlinchey|
|Ki-Je Lee||Albert Riera|
|Edson Montano||Roy Krishna|
Leading Scorers in fixture –
Phoenix – Shane Smeltz (6)
2015/16 SEASON STATISTICS
|Number||Name||Appearances||Starts||Substitute Appearances||Subbed off||Minutes Played||Goals||Assists||Yellow Cards||Second Yellows||Straight||Total|
|10||Leonardo Vitor Santiago||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
Scott Miller – 0 wins, Ernie Merrick – 0 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –
- Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses = 0% win ratio)
- Gary Van Egmond – 12 matches (3 wins, 3 drawn and 6 losses = 25% win ratio)
- Richard Money – No matches
- Branko Culina – 7 matches (2 wins, 0 drawn, 5 losses = 29% win ratio)
- Nick Theodorakopoulos – No Matches
- Craig Deans -1 Match (0 win, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
- Clayton Zane – 2 matches (1 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 50% win ratio)
Wellington Phoenix Coach Record – Ernie Merrick 37% win ratio (9 wins, 6 drawn, 9 losses)
This week we take a look at the player who has returned to the Jets in the off-season and scored his first and second A-League goals against the Phoenix in the one match.
- Jason Hoffman has made 4 appearances against Wellington Phoenix which has consisted of 2 starts and 2 appearances as a substitute. He has been substituted 0 times. He has played on the field for 227 minutes.
- He has captained the side 0 times and scored 0 penalties.
- He has scored 2 goals and provided 0 assists. He has received 0 yellow and 0 red cards. He scored for the Jets once every 692 minutes.
- Jason Hoffman has a Win-Draw-Loss record against Wellington Phoenix of 2-0-2.
The opposition player is a former Jet from the Grand Final winning team, who also the Phoenix captain:
- Andrew Durante has made 19 appearances for Wellington Phoenix which has consisted of 19 starts and 0 appearances as a substitute. He has been substituted 0 times. He has played on the field for 1740 minutes.
- He has captained the side 18 times and scored 0 penalties.
- He has scored 1 goals and provided 0 assists. He has received 3 yellow and 0 red cards. He scored for the Opposition once every 1740 minutes.
- Andrew Durante has a Win-Draw-Loss record for Wellington Phoenix against the Jets of 11-4-4.
- Both teams are without their leading scorers from last year – Edson Montano and Nathan Burns
- The Jets have kept only 2 clean sheets in Wellington.
- However, Glen Moss has kept only 3 clean sheets in 18 appearances against the Jets.
- All red cards (8) shown in this fixture have been given at Westpac Stadium.
- The Jets haven’t won the first match of a season in the last 3 years.
- Their W-D-L record on the opening day is 2-3-4.
- This is the 3rd year in a row the Jets have been the visiting team in Round 1
- Nigel Boogaard will become the 21st captain of the club (assuming he is the captain)
- The Jets have lost only once away from home to Wellington in the last 3 seasons (1 win, 3 draws, 1 loss)
- Wellington has scored 8 goals in the last 15 minutes of home matches agaisnt the Jets. That’s 26% of their goals in this fixture.
- Ernie Merrick has lost against the Jets only once during his time as Wellington coach.
- When Wellington has scored first (15 occasions), the Jets have never won and only come back to draw twice.
- Wellington have only won their first match of the season once in 8 seasons and have lost their first match in the last two seasons.