2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 24
Melbourne Victory vs Newcastle United Jets FC
When: Sunday 20th March, 2016
Where: AAMI Park, Olympic Boulevard, Melbourne, VIC
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST
Tickets: Ticketek Link
Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Digital online or ABC Radio App
Tweet: @newyboys #MVCvNEW #NTUA
If you are unable to travel to the game in Melbourne, please join us at our official venue – Sydney Junction Hotel (SJ’s) at Hamilton and watch the game LIVE. SJ’s is our venue for all away Newcastle Jets fixtures. The game will be shown on the big screen and all ages are welcome (u18’s must be accompanied by an adult). All supporters will be able to purchase $5 house beers, wine and spirits and $10 meals are available from the bistro.
Jets Wins – 14, Victory Wins – 11, Drawn – 7
Jets Wins – 8, Victory Wins – 3, Drawn – 5
In Melbourne – 16 matches
Jets Wins – 6, Victory Wins – 8, Drawn – 2
Average Home A-League Crowd – 10515
Average Away A-League Crowd – 18348
Goals in Fixture
Jets – 44, Victory – 44
In Melbourne –
Jets – 17, Victory – 25
1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 17, Victory – 13
Cards in Fixture
Jets – 62 (58 yellow, 4 red), Victory 56 (53 yellow, 3 red)
Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – DWWLL (7 points from last 15)
Victory – DLDWL (5 points from last 15)
Jets – Milos Trifunovic (9)
Victory – Besart Berisha (15)
Last Result –
Jets 0 – Victory 1 (Ben Khalfallah 71′) at Hunter Stadium, A-League, Round 13, 3/1/2016.
Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 11 Round 13
|Newcastle Jets||Melbourne Victory|
|Mark Birighitti||Daniel Vukovic|
|Jason Hoffman||Daniel Georgievski|
|Daniel Mullen||Thomas Deng|
|Nigel Boogaard||Matthieu Delpierre|
|Nick Cowburn||Dylan Murnane|
|Mateo Poljak||Leigh Broxham|
|Ben Kantarovski||Kosta Barbarouses|
|Cameron Watson||Oliver Bozanic|
|Ryan Kitto||Fahid Ben Khalfallah|
|Enver Alivodic||Archie Thompson|
|Milos Trifunovic||Besart Berisha|
Leading Scorers in fixture –
Victory – Archie Thompson (7)
2015/16 SEASON STATISTICS
|Number||Name||Appearances||Starts||Substitute Appearances||Subbed off||Minutes Played||Goals||Assists||Yellow Cards||Red – Second Bookable||Straight Red|
|10||Leonardo Vitor Santiago||16||14||2||11||1121||0||2||0||0||0|
Scott Miller – 1 win, Kevin Muscat – 1 win, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –
- Scott Miller – 2 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0.5% win ratio)
- Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (1 win, 1 draw, 1 loss = 33% win ratio)
- Gary Van Egmond – 16 matches (10 wins, 2 drawn and 4 losses = 63% win ratio)
- Richard Money – 3 matches (1 win, 1 drawn, 1 loss = 33% win ratio)
- Branko Culina – 6 matches (1 wins, 2 drawn, 3 losses = 17% win ratio)
- Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
- Craig Deans – 1 match (0 wins, 1 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
- Clayton Zane – 1 match (0 wins, 1 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
Melbourne Victory Coach Record – Kevin Muscat 33% win ratio (3 wins, 3 drawn, 3 losses)
- Newcastle have won their last 2 matches at AAMI Park.
- The last 4 matches between these clubs have been won by a scoreline of 1-0.
- Neither team has scored a first half goal in the last 4 matches between the clubs.
- In the last match away against Victory, Edson Montano scored the Jets 300th goal.
- Last weekend was the first time in 7 home matches where the crowd was >10000.
- Mark Birighitti will make his 74th A-League appearance this weekend and equal the number appearances of Jacob Pepper this weekend.
- Danny Vukovic will make his 35th appearance against the Jets – the most of any opposition player.
- The Jets have won every time they have scored in the first half, away to Melbourne Victory.
- The Jets have scored 8 goals away from home this year.
- Scoring at a rate of 0.91 goals per game, this is the second worst Jets attacking team in the club’s history.
- While the rate of conceeding is 1.48 goals per match is historically on par for the Jets.
- Victory have a mid-week match in the ACL against Suwon Bluewings
- Victory have only conceeded 8 goals at home this year.
- Archie Thompson may make his 25th appearance against the Jets – the 4th most appearances against the club.