Archie stunner & late drama sees Jets down Melbourne City

Celebration Arch

Welcome to our Match Day blog for Thursday’s clash between Melbourne City and Newcastle Jets at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium.

If you can’t follow the match on television or online, track the action in our blog below.

Kick-off is from 7.05pm.

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FULL-TIME : What a way to finish the season, a victory against the League Leaders and great performances all round from the boys. It finishes 2-1 here at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium

90′ SAVE : Duncan makes a stunning save from close range to keep us ahead

89′ GOOOAAALLLLL JETTTTS : A pinpoint Free Kick from Lucas Mauragis finds AP in the box who buries his header into the back of the net!!!

88′ BOOKING CITY : Mills is booked after bringing down Archbold after a good run

79′ SUBSTITUTION JETS : AP comes on for our goalscorer Archie Goodwin

76′ SUBSTITUTION CITY: Raphael & Lesiotis come on for O’Neil & Luna

68′ : Jets creating a number of half chances as we push for the breakthrough

64′ SUBSTITUTION JETS : Petratos replaces Ali Abbas

60′ SUBSTITUTION CITY : Garuccio replaces Colakovski

56′ : Positive start to the 2nd half as we have had the better of the territory so far

48′ CHANCE CITY: Goal line clearance from Topor-Stanley as he heads out Colakovski’s effort

46′ : The 2nd Half is Underway as we look to push on from a positive end to the 1st half

HT SUBSTITUTION CITY: Atkinson replaces Nabbout for the hosts 

HALF-TIME : Archie’s screamer takes us into to the sheds level against the League Leaders, onto the 2nd

45′ : There will be 2 mins added time at the end of the 1st half

Archie goal

38′ CHANCE: Abbas delivers a great ball into the box from the free-kick but Topor-Stanley can convert his volley from close range

37′ BOOKING CITY : O’Neil is booked for a challenge on Millar

34′ SAVE : Duncan is on hand to comfortably save a shot from Tillio

Lucas city

23′ GOOOAAALLL JETS : Wow!!! Goodwin scores his maiden A-League goal with a 25-yard screamer, amazing strike!!!

20′ SUBSTITUTION JETS : Hoffman is replaced by Archbold due to injury

17′ SUBSTITUTION CITY : Mills replaces Griffiths due to injury

13′ BOOKING JETS : O’Doherty goes into the referee’s book after a late challenge

9′ GOAL CITY: Colakovski turns home from close range after a good wide run and cross from Luna

KICK-OFF : We’re underway here at Jubilee Stadium

6.08pm: How the opposition line-up (below Tweet)

6.05pm: Our starting XI (See below Tweet)