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2015/16 Hyundai A-League – Round 22 Match Preview – Perth Glory FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

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2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 22
Perth Glory FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

When: Monday 7th March, 2016
Where: nIB Stadium, 310 Pier St, Perth WA
Kickoff: 8pm AEDST (5pm local time)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link
Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Digital online or ABC Radio App
Tweet: @newyboys #PERvNEW #NTUA

If you are unable to travel to the game, please join us at our official away 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 in the courtyard due to event taking place in main bar area. All ages are welcome (u18’s must be accompanied by an adult). Supporters will be able to purchase $5 house beers, wine and spirits and $10 meals are available from the bistro.

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 31 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 6, Glory Wins – 19, Drawn – 6

In Newcastle – 16 matches.
Jets Wins – 5, Glory Wins – 9, Drawn – 2
In Perth – 15 matches
Jets Wins – 1, Glory Wins – 10, Drawn – 4

Average Home A-League Crowd – 9037
Average Away A-League Crowd – 8485

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 32, Glory – 61
In Perth –
Jets – 14, Glory – 31

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 13, Glory – 16

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 60 (57 yellow, 3 red), Glory 48 (45 yellow, 3 red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – LWDWW (10 points from last 15)
Glory – WWWWL (12 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Milos Trifunovic (9)
Glory – Diego Castro (10)

Last Result –
Jets 1 (Trifunovic 14′) – Glory 6 (Harold 24′, Castro 45′, Mullen 48′ o.g., Harold 54′, Grant 74′, Castro 88′) at Hunter Stadium, A-League, Round 16, 24/01/2016.

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 11 Round 6

Newcastle Jets Perth Glory
Mark Birighitti Ante Covic
Jason Hoffman Joshua Risdon
Daniel Mullen Alex Grant
Nigel Boogaard Aryn Williams
Lachlan Jackson Marc Warren
Mateo Poljak Gyorgy Sandor
Cameron Watson Mitchell Oxborrow
Ryan Kitto Diogo Ferreira
David Carney Chris Harold
Enver Alivodic Diego Castro
Milos Trifunovic Nebojsa Marinkovic

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 4 (Haliti 13’, Brockie 54’, Petrovski 68’pen, Petrovski 69’) – Glory 0 at Hunter Stadium, Midweek Round 1, Season 2010/11, 10/02/2011.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 1 (Parisi 71’) – Glory 6 (Harold 24′, Castro 45′, Mullen 48′ o.g., Harold 54′, Grant 74′, Castro 88′), Round 16, Season 2015/16 at Hunter Stadium, 24/01/2016.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Joel Griffiths (6)
Glory – Jamie Harnwell (7)

2015/16 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
1 Mark Birighitti 20 20 0 1 1789 0 0 2 0 0
2 Daniel Mullen 14 14 0 0 1260 0 0 2 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 20 20 0 1 1797 0 0 7 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 16 16 0 1 1374 0 0 1 2 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 16 13 3 2 1139 2 0 5 1 0
6 Cameron Watson 16 12 4 8 978 0 0 4 0 0
7 Enver Alivodic 21 21 0 4 1818 1 3 1 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 20 20 0 1 1787 0 1 6 0 0
9 Milos Trifunovic 20 20 0 5 1728 9 0 4 0 0
10 Leonardo Vitor Santiago 14 12 2 10 964 0 2 0 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 2 1 1 1 24 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ki-Je Lee 8 8 0 0 720 0 1 1 0 0
14 Mitch Cooper 11 3 8 3 274 1 0 0 0 0
15 Themba Muata-Marlow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Radovan Pavicevic 6 0 6 0 87 0 0 2 0 0
18 Josh Barresi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ben Kennedy 2 1 1 0 101 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 15 12 3 2 1113 0 0 0 0 0
23 David Carney 15 15 0 3 1334 3 4 6 0 0
24 Nick Cowburn 16 8 8 2 842 0 0 3 0 0
25 Brandon Lundy 1 0 1 0 75 0 0 0 0 0
27 Braedyn Crowley 8 1 7 0 202 0 0 0 0 0
28 Ryan Kitto 12 8 4 7 650 1 1 1 0 0
29 Andrew Pawiak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Blake Tuxford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 2 matches
Scott Miller – 0 wins, Ken Lowe – 2 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Scott Miller – 1 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 3 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 16 matches (3 wins, 6 drawn and 7 losses = 19% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 3 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 33% win ratio)
  • Branko Culina – 6 matches (2 wins, 0 drawn, 4 losses = 33% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans – No Matches
  • Clayton Zane – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)

Perth Glory Coach Record – Ken Lowe 100% win ratio (6 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses)

KEY FACTS:

General

  • The Jets were last 4 games undefeated back in November 2013.
  • The Jets are 12 games winless in the league (home and away) against Perth. The last victory was 2-0 back on 5/11/11with an early Jeremy Brockie double. Including FFA Cup, the record is 14 matches.
  • The Jets haven’t won in Perth in over 10 years. The only victory was a 1-0 win thanks to a Vaughan Coveny goal.
  • Perth have also won the last 9 matches at home against the Jets. The last time the Jets took a point away from Perth was 9/11/08. A 90th minute Eugene Dadi goal earning Perth a 2-2 draw.
  • The Jets have played 7 games on a Monday and never won.

Jason Hoffman

  • Hoffman makes his 50th A-League appearance for the Jets.
  • He’s made 57 competitive appearances for the Jets in total.
  • Hoffman’s only two goals were scored against Wellington Phoenix in Rd 1 of Season 5.
  • His debut was as a 58th minute substitute against Queensland Roar in 2007. He was later substituted for Adam D’Apuzzo after 31 minutes.

Players

  • Stevie uGee became the 63rd player to score in the A-League for the Jets.
  • Ben Kantarovski surpassed Matt Thompson’s A-League appearances for the club with last week’s late substitute appearance.

Newcastle Jets

  • The last time the Jets won on the Coast, they faced Perth Glory the next week. On that occasion it was at home, but the Jets won 2-1.

Perth Glory

  • Perth have scored, on average, >2 goals per match at in the last 10 against the Jets.
  • Perth haven’t had a player booked in the last 2 home matches against the Jets.
  • Ken Lowe has won every match he has coached against the Jets – 6 league games and 2 FFA Cup matches.
  • Perth have scored in 13 consecutive matches.

2015/16 Hyundai A-League – Round 17 Match Preview – Adelaide United FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

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2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 17

Adelaide United FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

When: Sunday 31st January, 2016
Where: Cooper Stadium, Holden St, Hindmarsh, SA
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST (Local time 430pm)
Tickets: Ticketek Link
Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Digital online or ABC Radio App
Tweet: @newyboys #ADLvNEW #NTUA

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 33 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 10, United Wins – 13, Drawn – 10

In Newcastle – 15 matches.
Jets Wins – 7, United Wins – 5, Drawn – 3
In Adelaide – 18
Jets Wins – 3, United Wins – 8, Drawn – 7

Average Home A-League Crowd – 10308
Average Away A-League Crowd – 9925

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 33, United – 43
In Adelaide –
Jets – 17, United – 30

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 15, United – 13

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 85 (83 yellow, 2 red), United 50 (47 yellow, 3 red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – LLLWL (3 points from last 15)
United – WDWWW (13 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Milos Trifunovic (6)
United – Craig Goodwin, Marcelo Carrusca & Pablo Sanchez (4)

Last Result –
Jets 0 – United 0 at Hunter Stadium, A-League, Round 11, 18/12/2015.

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 11 Round 11

Newcastle Jets Adelaide United
Mark Birighitti Eugene Galekovic
Jason Hoffman Michael Marrone
Lachlan Jackson Dylan McGowan
Nigel Boogaard Jordan Elsey
Nick Cowburn Tarek Elrich
Mateo Poljak Isaias
Ben Kantarovski Marcelo Carrusca
Ryan Kitto James Jeggo
David Carney Sergio Cirio
Enver Alivodic Pablo Sanchez
Milos Trifunovic Craig Goodwin

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win
Jets 4 (Kemp 12’og, Carle 22’, Zelic 68’, Carle 89’) – Adelaide 2 (Valkanis 38, Corbo 67’og) at Hindmarsh Stadium, Round 8, Season 2005/06, 14/10/2005.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 0 – Adelaide 7 (Djite 2’, 54’, Carrusca 23’, 28’, Boogaard 35’, Cirio 70’, Isais 90+3’) at Hindmarsh Stadium, A-League Season 2014/15 Round 15, 24/01/2015.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Joel Griffiths, Nick Carle, Mark Bridge, Matt Thompson (3)
United – Carl Veart, Marcelo Carrusca (4)

2015/16 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
1 Mark Birighitti 15 15 0 1 1339 0 0 1 0 0
2 Daniel Mullen 9 9 0 0 810 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 15 15 0 1 1347 0 0 6 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 12 12 0 1 1014 0 0 1 2 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 14 13 1 2 1125 2 0 4 1 0
6 Cameron Watson 14 10 4 6 846 0 0 3 0 0
7 Enver Alivodic 16 16 0 3 1376 1 1 1 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 16 16 0 0 1440 0 1 4 0 0
9 Milos Trifunovic 15 15 0 5 1278 6 0 4 0 0
10 Leonardo Vitor Santiago 9 7 2 6 561 0 1 0 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 2 1 1 1 24 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ki-Je Lee 8 8 0 0 720 0 1 1 0 0
14 Mitch Cooper 6 1 5 1 116 0 0 0 0 0
15 Themba Muata-Marlow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Radovan Pavicevic 5 0 5 0 82 0 0 2 0 0
18 Josh Barresi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ben Kennedy 2 1 1 0 101 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 12 10 2 2 908 0 0 0 0 0
23 David Carney 15 15 0 3 1334 3 4 6 0 0
24 Nick Cowburn 11 4 7 1 484 0 0 1 0 0
25 Brandon Lundy 1 0 1 0 75 0 0 0 0 0
27 Braedyn Crowley 8 1 7 0 202 0 0 0 0 0
28 Ryan Kitto 10 7 3 6 568 1 1 0 0 0
29 Andrew Pawiak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Blake Tuxford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 2 matches
Scott Miller – 0 wins, Guillermo Amor – 0 wins, 2 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Scott Miller – 2 matches (0 wins, 2 drawn, 0 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 33% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 17 matches (5 wins, 7 drawn and 5 losses = 29% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 3 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 33% win ratio)
  • Branko Culina – 6 matches (2 wins, 2 drawn, 2 losses = 33% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans – No Matches
  • Clayton Zane – 1 match (1 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 0% win ratio)

Adelaide United Coach Record – Guillermo Amor 0% win ratio (0 wins, 2 drawn, 0 losses)

KEY FACTS:

General

  • Newcastle haven’t scored against Adelaide in the last 4 matches.
  • Both results this season have 0-0 draws.
  • Last week’s defeat was the club’s heaviest defeat at home and the second worst defeat in the club’s history. It came exactly 1 year after the 7-0 loss to Adelaide.
  • The Jets haven’t scored away from home since Rd4 against Melbourne City

Players

  • Mateo Poljak, Ben Kantarovski and Milos Trifunovic are all 1 booking away from an automatic suspension
  • Ben Kantarovski equals Matt Thompson’s number of A-League appearance (121) for the Jets this weekend.
  • Steven Ugarkovic could become the 136th player to appear for the Jets in the A-League.
  • Milos Trifunovic has a goals per minute ratio of 1 goal every 213 minutes. Some notable comparisons are Joel Griffith (198), Adam Taggart (168), Milton Rodriguez (200) and Sasho Petrovski (137).
  • Nigel Boogaard set a new club record as the quickest player to receive 2 red cards for the Jets. Boogaard took 12 matches while the previous holder, Mateo Corbo, took 14.

Coaches

  • Scott Miller’s Jets remain the least potent goalscorers in the club’s history.

Newcastle Jets

  • The Jets have only received 1 penalty in this fixture’s history.
  • At least one Jets player has received a booking in every match in this fixture’s history.
  • Newcastle have lost their last 3 matches on the road.
  • Newcastle have never defeated Adelaide on a Sunday.
  • I’m ordering Indian food Sunday because that’s my tradition for Adelaide away games following last year’s thrashing.

Adelaide United

  • With 3 wins on the trot and being undefeated in 8 matches, Adelaide are the current form team in the league.
  • Eugene Galekovic has kept 10 clean sheets against the Jets.

2015/16 Hyundai A-League – Round 16 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Perth Glory FC

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2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 16
Newcastle United Jets FC vs Perth Glory

When: Sunday 24th January, 2016
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST (gates open 4pm)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link

Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Grandstand online
Tweet: @newyboys #NTUA #NEWvPER

Active support is located in Bay 60. 
Anyone wishing to enter Bay 60 needs to hold a Bay 60 membership or ticket. Bay 60 tickets and memberships are the same price as General Admission. 
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. 

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 30 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 6, Glory Wins – 18, Drawn – 6

In Newcastle – 15 matches.
Jets Wins – 5, Glory Wins – 8, Drawn – 2
In Perth – 15
Jets Wins – 1, Glory Wins – 10, Drawn – 4

Average Home A-League Crowd – 9013
Average Away A-League Crowd – 8485

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 31, Glory – 55
In Newcastle –
Jets – 17, Glory – 24

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 12, Glory – 16

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 58 (56 yellow, 2 red), Glory 46 (43 yellow, 3 red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – DLLLW (4 points from last 15)
Glory – DDLLD (3 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Milos Trifunovic (5)
Glory – Diego Castro (5)

Last Result –
Jets 1 (Carney 30′, Trifunovic 71′) – Phoenix 1 (Ki-Je o.g 45+1′) at Westpac Stadium, A-League, Round 1, 11/10/2015.

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 10 Round 24

Newcastle Jets Perth Glory
Ben Kennedy Daniel Vukovic
Nick Cowburn Rostyn Griffiths
Taylor Regan Dino Djulbic
Daniel Mullen Joshua Risdon
Ki-Je Lee Scott Jamieson
Enver Alivodic Michael Thwaite
Ben Kantarovski Andrew Keogh
Zenon Caravella Richard Garcia
Mitch Cooper Jamie Maclaren
Edson Montano Sidnei
Andrew Hoole Dragan Paljic

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 4 (Haliti 13’, Brockie 54’, Petrovski 68’Penalty, Petrovski 69’) – Glory 0 at Hunter Stadium, Midweek Round 1, Season 2010/11, 10/02/2011.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 1 (Parisi 71’) – Glory 5 (Mori 33’, Harnwell 46’, Despotovski 52’, Mori 62’, Sekulovski 81’), Round 7, Season 2005/06 at Energy Australia Stadium, 08/10/2005.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Joel Griffiths (6)
Glory – Jamie Harnwell (7)

2015/16 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
1 Mark Birighitti 14 14 0 1 1249 0 0 1 0 0
2 Daniel Mullen 8 8 0 0 720 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 14 14 0 1 1257 0 0 6 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 11 11 0 1 969 0 0 1 1 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 14 13 1 2 1125 2 0 4 1 0
6 Cameron Watson 13 9 4 5 801 0 0 3 0 0
7 Enver Alivodic 15 15 0 3 1286 1 1 1 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 15 15 0 0 1350 0 1 3 0 0
9 Milos Trifunovic 14 14 0 4 1221 5 0 4 0 0
10 Leonardo Vitor Santiago 8 7 1 6 528 0 1 0 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 2 1 1 1 24 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ki-Je Lee 8 8 0 0 720 0 1 1 0 0
14 Mitch Cooper 6 1 5 1 116 0 0 0 0 0
15 Themba Muata-Marlow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Radovan Pavicevic 5 0 5 0 82 0 0 2 0 0
18 Josh Barresi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ben Kennedy 2 1 1 0 101 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 11 9 2 2 818 0 0 0 0 0
23 David Carney 14 14 0 2 1257 3 3 6 0 0
24 Nick Cowburn 10 4 6 1 439 0 0 1 0 0
25 Brandon Lundy 1 0 1 0 75 0 0 0 0 0
27 Braedyn Crowley 7 1 6 0 189 0 0 0 0 0
28 Ryan Kitto 9 6 3 6 478 1 1 0 0 0
29 Andrew Pawiak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Blake Tuxford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 1 matches
Scott Miller – 0 wins, Ken Lowe – 1 win, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 3 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 16 matches (3 wins, 6 drawn and 7 losses = 19% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 3 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 33% win ratio)
  • Branko Culina – 6 matches (2 wins, 0 drawn, 4 losses = 33% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans – No Matches
  • Clayton Zane – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)

Perth Glory Coach Record – Ken Lowe 100% win ratio (5 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses)

KEY FACTS:

General

  • Newcastle haven’t defeated Perth in their last 11 A-League matches, taking only 2 draws from those matches.
  • 5 of Newcastle’s 6 wins have come at home.
  • The last meeting between the teams brought controversy in the stands with the unveiling of a banner stating “Enough Failure, Lies + Arrogance. 10000 Fans Demand The Muppet Gone”.
  • Perth defeated Newcastle in the FFA Cup match at Magic Park earlier in the season.

Players

  • Ryan Kitto became the 60th player to score for the Jets in the A-League.
  • Ben Kantarovski received the 3rd red card of his A-League career last weekend.
  • Ante Covic hasn’t kept a clean sheet in the last 5 matches against the Jets.

Coaches

  • Ken Lowe has won every match he has coached against the Jets.
  • Scott Miller avoided equalling the Jets longest stretch without a win last weekend.

Newcastle Jets

  • The Jets have never lost to Perth when they have gone into half time ahead.
  • Milos Trifunovic’s 7th minute penalty last week was the first goal the Jets have scored within the opening 10 minutes since Rd 6, Season 12/13 when Calvano scored in the 6th minute against Perth.

Perth Glory

  • Perth have scored two goals in each of the last 4 matches against the Jets.
  • Perth haven’t won or kept a clean sheet away from home this season.