Adelaide too classy in the wet as Jets fall 4-1


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SCORE: Jets 1 – Adelaide 4

FULL-TIME : Jets fall at home to Adelaide who were just too good on the night



83′ CHANCE : More goodwork from Yuel who again is able to find a man in the box with a pass, this time it’s AP but his shot is well blocked by the defender

79′ CHANCE : Ugarkovic feeds AP with a great through ball but his attempt is blocked by the Adelaide keeper, ball then falls to Liri who shoots wide

76′ SUBSTITUTION ADELAIDE : Yengi is replaced by Al-Hasan Toure

75′ SUBSTITUTION JETS : Archbold replaces O’Donovan

74′ BOOKING ADELAIDE : Kushini Yengi is booked for rolling around on the floor

71′ BOOKING JETS : Najjarine is shown yellow for a late challenge

69′ GOAL JETS!!! : An absolute peach of a ball by Najjarine is met by a diving AP to bring the Jets back within 3

68′ SUBSTITUTION ADELAIDE : Caletti replaces Cavallo for the visitors


63′ CHANCE : Another great run from Yuel who finds Najjarine this time in the box who dribbles round his defender and shoots towards goal, however, it is well saved by Gauci

60′ BIG CHANCE : Great footwork by Yuel leaves his defender for dead, the subsequent ball finds Millar who’s shot crashes into the underside of the bar and back out

54′ SUBSTITUTION JETS : Lachy Jackson replaces Boogaard in defence


51′ BOOKING JETS : Boogaard with a foul on Yengi and as result is shown yellow

48′ BOOKING JETS : Liri is given yellow for an flailing arm


46′ SUBSTITUTION JETS : Half-Time Substitutions for the Jets as Najjarine and Liri replace Prso and Thurgate

HALF-TIME : A tough first half for the Jets comes to an end as the boys enter the sheds 4-0 down

43′ GOAL ADELAIDE : Goodwin makes it 4-0 from the spot after Topor-Stanley is ruled to have brought Kushini Yengi down in the box

40′ GOAL ADELAIDE: A great cross from Javi Lopez finds an open Ben Halloran at the back-post who finishes well to make 3 for Adelaide


31′ CHANCE : Thurgate’s shot is deflected behind for a Jets corner after good build up play down the right from Millar and Yuel

24′ SHOT: O’Toole shoots over the bar with the chance falling to him after a Jets corner

22′ : Jets are finally started to take a foothold in the match and are looking more dangerous with the ball

15′ SUBSTITUTION JETS : We are forced into an early substitution as an injured Koutroumbis is replaced by Valentino Yuel

12′ GOAL ADELAIDE : A good cross from Goodwin on the left-hand side finds Mauk on the front post who slots home past Italiano

11′ CHANCE : Ugarkovic makes a great run through the midfield but O’Donovan can’t quite latch on to his probing pass

10′ : Adelaide continue their strong start with most of the territory and possession in the early goings

5′ GOAL ADELAIDE : A poor touch at the back from Boogaard allows Kushini Yengi to steal possession and slot home into Italiano’s bottom right corner

KICK-OFF: Adelaide kick start the proceedings through Kushini Yengi

How Tonights opposition Line’s Up


5.30pm: The starting XI has been confirmed.


5.20pm: The kit is ready.


5.15pm: The sheds are ready.


3pm: The pitch is in good condition and the dressing room is ready for the players to arrive.