Newcastle United Jets
Newcastle United Jets will be looking for an improved result here following the 2-1 A-League losing effort in their last game against Perth Glory.
In that game, Newcastle United Jets managed 47% possession and 22 attempts on goal with 5 on target. The scorer for Newcastle United Jets was Roy O'Donovan (59'). On the other side, Perth Glory got 6 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Ciaran Bramwell (17') and Darryl Lachman (24') scored for Perth Glory.
It’s not been often in recent times that Newcastle United Jets haven’t conceded. In fact, The Jets have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 12 goals along the way. While that may be of interest, it remains to be seen whether that pattern will be replicated here in this match.
Ahead of this meeting, Newcastle United Jets have not won at home in their last 2 matches in the league.
Western United will go into the game after a 2-1 A-League win versus Melbourne City in their previous game.
In that game, Western United managed 44% possession and 8 shots on goal with 6 on target. For Western United, goals were scored by Lachlan Wales (61') and Besart Berisha (66'). At the other end, Melbourne City had 27 attempts at goal with 7 on target. Craig Noone (12') was the scorer for Melbourne City.
Looking at their form, and Western United have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 9 goals in all. In defence, The West have some weaknesses to address.
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