2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 10
Newcastle United Jets FC vs Melbourne City FC
When: Sunday 13th December, 2015
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 2pm AEDST (W-League) 5pm AEDST (A-League)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link
Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Grandstand online
Tweet: @newyboys #NTUA #NEWvMCI
Active support is located in Bay 60.
Anyone wishing to enter Bay 60 needs to hold a Bay 60 membership or a valid ticket.
If you are already a Jets Member, please go to Members Services to the left of Western Stand gates to be issued a gameday Bay 60 ticket.
For non-members you can purchase a Bay 60 ticket via ticketmaster or the dedicated Bay 60 ticket window to the right of the Western Stand gates.
Jets Wins – 7, City Wins – 6, Drawn – 3
Jets Wins – 5, City Wins – 2, Drawn – 1
In Melbourne – 8
Jets Wins – 2, City Wins – 4, Drawn – 2
Average Home A-League Crowd – 9899
Average Away A-League Crowd – 6909
Goals in Fixture
Jets – 26, City – 29
In Newcastle –
Jets – 15, City – 11
1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 8, City – 8
Cards in Fixture
Jets – 51 (50 yellow, 1 red), City 24 (23 yellow, 1 red)
Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – LDDDL (3 points from last 15)
City – WLDWW (10 points from last 15)
Jets – Milos Trifunovic (4)
City – Bruno Fornaroli (7)
Last Result –
Jets 3 (Kantarovski 58′, Trifunovic 74′ pen, Trifunovic 78′) – City 2 (Mooy 12′, Mauk 22′) at AAMI Park A-League, Round 4, 30/10/2015.
Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 11 Round 4
|Newcastle Jets||Melbourne City|
|Mark Birighitti||Thomas Sorensen|
|Jason Hoffman||Connor Chapman|
|Daniel Mullen||Patrick Kisnorbo|
|Nigel Boogaard||Paulo Retre|
|Ki-Je Lee||Ben Garrucio|
|Mateo Poljak||Aaron Mooy|
|Ben Kantarovski||Jacob Melling|
|Mitch Cooper||Stefan Mauk|
|David Carney||Steve Kuzmanovski|
|Enver Alivodic||Bruno Fornaroli|
|Milos Trifunovic||David Williams|
Leading Scorers in fixture –
City – Mate Dugandzic (5)
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||6||6||0||5||450||0||1||0||0||0|
Scott Miller – 1 win, John Van’t Schip – 0 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –
- Scott Miller – 1 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 100% win ratio)
- Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses = 0% win ratio)
- Gary Van Egmond – 7 matches (3 wins, 1 drawn and 3 losses = 43% win ratio)
- Richard Money – No matches
- Branko Culina – 3 matches (1 win, 1 drawn, 1 loss = 33% win ratio)
- Nick Theodorakopoulos – No matches
- Craig Deans – 1 Match (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 100% win ratio)
- Clayton Zane – 1 match (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 100% win ratio)
Melbourne City Coach Record – John Van’t Schip 41% win ratio (5 wins, 2 drawn, 5 losses)
- The Jets last win came against Melbourne City was the second time they have come from behind at half time to win, and the first from being 2 goals down.
- City scored 5 goals in their last visit to Hunter Stadium
- Newcastle have been scoreless in the first half of the last 8 matches. This equals the previous record which was set last season.
- Both the Jets and the visiting team have entered the sheds scoreless at half time in 12 of the last 18 home matches.
- There is, on average, more than 3 goals per match when these two teams meet and only one match has had fewer than 2 goals.
- Mark Birrighitti has kept 2 clean sheets in his 3 home appearances against Melbourne City
- Milos Trifunovic hasn’t had a shot in his last 2 appearances.
- The Jets have been adjudged offside 5 times in each of the last two matches
- December has recently been a tough month for Jets coaches. In the previous 4 seasons, the Jets have won 5, drawn 1 and lost 13 matches during the festive period.
- However, the Jets remained winless in November for the second consecutive year.
- Miller’s Jets continue to be the tightest defensive team in Jets history, conceding 1.1 goals per match so far this season.
- However, they remain the least disciplined, with an average of 2.6 yellow cards per match. The team’s discipline may be improving because they have only received 1 booking in the last 2 matches.
- The Jets have kept the visiting scoreless in the first half of the last 7 matches.
- The Jets have won only one game at home in 2015.
- City have scored 5 goals in their last two games.
- But they are yet to keep a clean sheet in the A-League
- Melbourne City have kept the Jets scoreless in the first half of the last 5 matches.