2018/19 Hyundai A-League – Round 4 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Sydney FC

2018/2019 Hyundai A-League
Season 14 Round 4
Newcastle United Jets FC vs Sydney FC

When: Saturday 10th November, 2018
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 750pm AEDST (gates open 650pm)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link

Watch: 10BOSS, FoxSports 505 and MyFootballLive app
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Grandstand Radio online/app
Tweet: @SquadronNewy @JetstreamNewy #NTUA #NEWvSFC #MadeOfNewcastle

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 41 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 7, FC Wins – 25, Drawn – 9

In Newcastle – 20 matches.
Jets Wins – 4, FC Wins – 12, Drawn – 4
In Sydney – 21 matches
Jets Wins – 3, FC Wins – 13, Drawn – 5

Average Home A-League Crowd – 12554
Average Away A-League Crowd – 14304

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 40, FC – 66
In Newcastle – 
Jets – 19, FC – 31

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 12, FC – 26

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 74 (70 yellow, 4 red), FC 79 (72 yellow, 7 red)

Recent Form (A-League)
Jets – (1 point from last 9)
FC – (7 points from last 9)

Last Result – 
Newcastle Jets 2 (D Petratos 43′ pen, Nabbout 56′) – Sydney FC 1 (Bobo 52′) at McDonald Jones Stadium, A-League, Round 22, Season 2017/18

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 2017/18 Round 22

Newcastle Jets Sydney FC
Jack Duncan Andrew Redmayne
Jason Hoffman Luke Wilkshire
Nigel Boogaard Alex Wilkinson
Nikolai Topor-Stanley Jordy Buijs
Daniel Georgievski David Carney
Steven Ugarkovic Joshua Brillante
Wayne Brown Brandon O’Neill
Dimitri Petratos Milos Ninkovic
Riley McGree Alex Brosque
Andrew Nabbout Adrian Mierzejewski
Roy O’Donovan Bobo

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 5 (Topor-Stanley 22’, Zadkovich 29’, Brockie 38’, Brockie 87’, Abbas 90’) – Sydney FC 2 (Moriyasu 47’, Beauchamp 71’), Round 7, Season 2011/12 at Sydney Football Stadium, 05/02/2012.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 0 – Sydney FC 4 (Brosque 13’, Brosque 40’, Milligan 76 og’, Bridge 85’), Round 21, Season 2008/09 at Sydney Football Stadium, 25/01/2009.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Milton Rodriguez, Ryan Griffiths, Jeremy Brockie, Michael Bridges, Jobe Wheelhouse (3)
FC – Alex Brosque (12)

2017/18 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Subbed On Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards
1 Glen Moss 3 3 0 0 270 0 0 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 3 3 0 2 241 0 1 1 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 3 3 0 0 270 0 0 1 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 2 0 2 0 28 0 0 0 0
6 Steven Ugarkovic 3 3 0 1 265 0 0 2 0
7 Dimitri Petratos 3 3 0 0 270 1 0 0 0
8 Jair Edmundo 3 3 0 3 199 0 0 0 0
9 Roy O’Donovan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Ronald Vargas 3 3 0 0 270 1 0 0 0
11 Mitch Austin 3 0 3 0 52 0 1 0 0
13 Ivan Vujica 1 0 1 0 26 0 0 0 0
14 Kaine Sheppard 2 0 2 0 48 0 0 1 0
16 Nick Cowburn 1 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0
17 Daniel Georgievski 3 3 0 1 259 0 0 1 0
18 John Koutroumbis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Kosta Petratos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Lewis Italiano 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 3 3 0 1 244 0 0 0 0
23 Matthew Ridenton 3 3 0 1 253 0 0 1 0
24 Joe Champness 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 Patrick Langlois 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Jake Adelson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
32 Angus Thurgate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Nikolai Topor-Stanley 3 3 0 0 270 0 0 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 0 matches
Ernie Merrick – 0 wins, Steve Corica – 0 wins, 0 drawn

Newcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Ernie Merrick – 3 matches (1 win, 1 draw, 1 loss = 33%% win ratio)
  • Mark Jones – 3 matches (0 win, 0 drawn, 3 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Scott Miller – 3 matches (0 win, 0 drawn, 3 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 win, 1 draw, 2 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 18 match (4 wins, 3 drawn and 11 losses = 22% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 3 matches (1 wins, 2 drawn, 0 loss = 33% win ratio)
  • Branko Culina – 6 matches (1 win, 4 drawn, 1 loss = 17% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 1 drawn, 0 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans – No matches
  • Clayton Zane – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)

TALKING POINTS:

General

  • The Jets have lost, and been kept scoreless, in 4 of their last 5 home matches.
  • Newcastle have conceded the first goal in 7 of the last 10 matches.
  • The Jets start to this campaign is the equal worst in terms of points – equal with season 2 (06/07) and season 10 (14/15). Goal difference in Season 06/07 was -5, Season 14/15 was -4. This season is -2.
  • Under Chris Beath, the Jets have had 1 victory in the last 10 matches he’s officiated.
  • The Jets are scoring a a rate 3 times less than last season.

 

Players

  • Lachlan Jackson will make his 50th Jets A-League appearance this weekend.

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