Ten rounds into this A-League season, the Newcastle Jets have stunned in their surge to second place, with Dimitri Petratos the playmaker at the heart of their success.
The combination of Andrew Hoole and Lee Ki-Je down Newcastle's left proved too much for Daniel Alessi and the Wanderers to handle
Sydney FC regularly exposed the gaps between Newcastle's midfield and defence to dominate proceedings in a narrow 1-0 win
In the A-League, a back three is traditionally a temporary or experimental tactical shape. Is it here to stay for the Newcastle Jets?
Two struggling sides finished with a point apiece.
Henrique scored the A-League's first ever substitute hat-trick thanks to a shockingly bad performance from the Jets in the second half.
Phil Stubbins has a tough job as the new Newcastle Jets coach, asked to mould a new-look squad into a competitive unit
Melbourne Victory twice came from behind to steal a draw. Teams Clayton Zane made one change from last week’s defeat to Perth Glory, as Zenon Caravella, who went off injured in that match, has been ruled out for the remainder of the season - Ben Kantarovski, who replaced him in that match, started here. With … Continue reading Newcastle Jets 2-2 Melbourne Victory: Newcastle fail to make dominance count
Newcastle made it three wins from three against Brisbane this season. Teams Mike Mulvey made two changes from last week's 1-1 draw with Western Sydney, bringing Diogo Ferriera and Steven Lustica into the side, with James Donachie and Liam Miller making way. This meant Thomas Broich returned to his usual left-wing berth, and Ivan Franjic … Continue reading Brisbane Roar 0-1 Newcastle Jets: Taggart again Brisbane’s thorn
Adelaide kept a third consecutive clean sheet in a tight win. Teams Josep Gombau made one change from last week's 0-0 draw with Perth, bringing Cirio back into the side in place of Cameron Watson, with Jeronimo Neumann moving to the right. Gary van Egmond lost Kew Jailiens to his troublesome hamstring, meaning Josh Mitchell got … Continue reading Adelaide United 1-0 Newcastle Jets: Van Egmond tweaks midfield to counter Adelaide’s passing