Ugarkovic, O’Donovan deliver in Macarthur draw


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FULLTIME: We head home with a point.

92′ SUB Abimanyu on for Stamatelopoulos

90′ Three minutes added time

89′ SUB Abbas comes on for O’Donovan.

86′ Topor-Stanley with the clearance as Macarthur look for the cross into the box. Wonderful work by the veteran.

85′ FREE KICK Milligan with a foul on AP

82′ CARD Krasniqi has a yellow for a foul. Stopping the counter attack.

82′ CHANCE O’Donovan inside the box. A lovely passage from the Jets but it is saved.


SUB M’Mombwa off for Popovic

79′ CHANCE M’Mombwa shifts the ball and finds Oar. He has a crack but pushes it wide.

77′ CHANCE M’Mombwa searching for another goal but pushes this one wide.

75′ SUB Genreau off and Martis on

73′ CHANCE Free kick taken by Macarthur and it dips late but goes over the post.

SUBS: Puyo off and Hollman on.

SUBS: Prso off for Karaniqi. Petratos on for Yuel.

70′ FOUL Thurgate with a nudge in the back of the attacker and Macarthur has the free kick.


66′ AP putting pressure on Susnjar and earns a throw in. Jets looking a lot more comfortable since the Ugarkovic goal. A lot more confident.

62′ Thurgate with a nervous moment in his own box. Wins the ball. Corner kick. Now Jets work it away.


56′ GOAL Prso plays it back, finds Ugarkovic and he belts one into the back of the next and we are level 2-2.

51′ Lovely passage of play from O’Toole, Yuel, Prso and Millar. We have the throw. However AP is pinged for a touch on Genreau.

50′ CARD AP gets a yellow for a late challenge on Susnjar


SUB’ Najjarine off and Ugarkovic has come on

HT Macarthur 2 lead Newcastle 1

47′ GOAL On the counter. Puyo finds the net. Great assist from Derbyshire. Bulls lead 2-1.

45′ Three minutes added by the fourth official.

43′ End to end for the past few minutes. Roy went looking for Yuel but he was called offside.

39′ Rose goes near post and Topor-Stanley makes the clearance. Dangerous ball from Rose. 

35′ GOAL Derbyshire splits Jackson and Topor-Stanley. Italiano comes out and it’s a lovely play from Macarthur. M’Mombwa scores the goal. Score is level 1-1.

31′ CHANCE Derbyshire sneaks around Jackson, puts a bit too much on it as the ball came in from Rose.


27′ GOAL Roy O’Donovan nails the spot kick. We lead 1-0.

25′ VAR Referee now reviewing the decision for the spot kick.

24′ PENALTY Yuel taken out in the box. O’Donovan crosses and Milligan makes contact.

23′ CHANCE Oar floats a ball in the box and Jackson heads it out of trouble. Now Derbyshire with the volley but finds the keeper.

21′ Rose delivers to Derbyshire. Again with a chance but Italiano shuts down the angle. Now, Rose makes a run between two men. Gets a shot on but Italiano makes the save.

20′ Rose finds Debyshire in the box but he can’t get a great touch to it and Italiano makes the save.

19′ SAVE On the bounce, Rose goes low and Italiano dives to make the save.


15′ AP whips a ball into the box. Yuel has it but can’t get a clean touch. Macarthur on the counter but Jets defend it. Another chance. Rose finds Derbyshire with the header but it goes wide. He has now been called offside.

13′ Jets go on a run through midfield before losing the ball. Derbyshire goes for a run but he’s called offside. 

10′ Millar gives away a free kick inside the Macarthur half. They play down the left flank before heading in-field. Rose has a crack but Italiano makes the save. Easy save for our keeper. Straight in the bread basket. 

8′ Bulls go on the attack. Millar takes the ball out of play. Quick throw from M’Mombwa but Jets intercept possession. 

7′ SHOT Najjarine has a crack from the free kick and Federici takes the ball. Easy save.

6′ FOUL Najjarine fouled by Rose after winning the ball. He gets a yellow card.

4′ CHANCE Jets playing bin ball in the box. AP with the overhead kick but the keeper makes the save.

3′ Jets attack from the back and win a throw-in. There’s been a foul on Yuel. On the edge of the Macarthur box. Good chance for us here.

2′ Mcarthur with the weight of possession early on.

0′ Play is under way.

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5pm: Team list is in.