Jets v Heart: Match Stats


On Saturday the Jets play Heart for the second time this season, here are all the match stats for this game.

Melbourne Heart v Newcastle Jets
AAMI Park, Melbourne
Local Kick-off: 5:30pm
Referees: Kurt Ams / AR1: Luke Brennan / AR2: James Nicolopoulos /4th Official: Alex Azcurra
TV Broadcast: Fox Sports 1
Radio broadcaster: 774 ABC Melbourne / 1116 SEN Melbourne / 1233 ABC Newcastle

Melbourne Heart squad: 1.Clint Bolton (gk), 2.Michael Marrone, 3.Brendan Hamill, 5.Fred ©, 6.Matt Thompson, 7.Rutger Worm, 8.Kristian Sarkies, 9.Maycon, 10.Wayne Srhoj, 11.Alex Terra, 13.Jonatan Germano, 15.David Williams, 16.Aziz Behich, 17.Jason Hoffman, 19.Eli Babalj, 23. Mate Dugandzic, 25.Adrian Madaschi, 30. Sebastian Mattei (gk)
In: Rutger Worm, Kristian Sarkies, Eli Babalj, Adrian Madaschi
Out: Simon Colosimo (1 week – red card)
Unavailable: Nick Kalmar – Back (4 weeks), Kamal Ibrahim – Ankle (3 weeks), Kliment Taseski Foot fracture (Long term)

Newcastle Jets squad: 1. Ben Kennedy (gk), 2. Taylor Regan, 4. Nikolai Topor-Stanley, 5. Tiago Calvano, 6. Ben Kantarovski, 7. Kasey Wehrman, 8. Jeremy Brockie, 10. Ruben Zadkovich, 11. Tarek Elrich, 12. Jobe Wheelhouse (c), 13. Sung-Hwan Byun, 14. Labinot Haliti, 17. James Virgili, 18. Marko Jesic, 22. Ali Abbas, 23. Ryan Griffiths, 25. Jacob Pepper, 30. Jack Duncan (gk)
*three to be omitted*
In: 5. Tiago Calvano (returns from hamstring injury), 6. Ben Kantarovski (returns from calf injury), 18. Marko Jesic , 25. Jacob Pepper, 22. Ali Abbas, 30. Jack Duncan (all promoted)
Out: 10. Ruben Zadkovich (hamstring – 1 weeks), 19. Matthew Nash (injured – 1 week)

Game Trends
• In the opening round of this season a 90th minute goal from Byun gave the Jets a home win
• Melbourne Heart, the only winless team remaining this year, will be aiming for their first win in some 315 days whilst the Jets will be aiming to win their first match away from fortress Ausgrid in 303 days
• In what may be an entertaining affair the Heart (34) and Jets (32) lie third and fourth respectively in goal attempts this season

Head-To-Head Record
Played 4; Melbourne Heart FC 1, Newcastle Jets FC 2, Drawn 1
Head-To-Head at this venue
Played 1; Melbourne Heart FC 0, Newcastle Jets FC 1, Drawn 0