Jets own-goal results in draw with Sydney FC


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FT: The Jets and Sydney FC share the points in an entertaining clash. 

90+3 Millar with a dangerous run, picks out O’Doherty but his shot goes over the crossbar.

There is to be 5 minutes of stoppage time

89′ SHOT Yuel with a golden chance but he blazes it over.

88′ SUBSTITUTION SYDNEY Petre is replaced by Van Der Saag

Watch O’Donovan deliver from the spot.


83′ SUBSTITUTION NEWCASTLE Liridon and Yuel replace O’Donovan and Hoffman

82′ CORNER The ball deflects off Millar for a corner. 

80′ SAVE Italiano claims the incoming cross.

79′ SUBSTITUTION SYDNEY Ivanovic replaces Baumjohann.

78′ SHOT Hoffman’s curling free-kick is just wide.

77′ YELLOW-CARD Baumjohann brings down O’Toole and is shown a yellow card.

76′ GOAL A misfortunate clearance canons off Boogaard and goes into the Jets goal.

73′ CORNER Ali Abbas wins the corner, takes it short and whips it to Topor-Stanley who was deemed to climb his defender. 

73′ SUBSTITUTION NEWCASTLE Ali Abbas comes on for Luka Prso

71′ CHANCE Buhagiar’s header rattles the crossbar.

70′ FREE-KICK Jackson fouls Barbarouses.

67′ SUBSTITUTION SYDNEY Bobo makes way for Buhagiar.

64′ BLOCK An important block from Thurgate keeps the shot from reaching Italiano.


63′ CORNER O’Doherty puts the ball behind for a corner.

61′ FREE KICK  A push in the back from Topor-Stanley brings Sydney FC a free-kick.

59′ GOAL O’Donovan belts the ball past the diving Andrew Redmayne. 

57′ PENALTY The Referee has deemed the arm to be in an unnatural position and Newcastle has a spot-kick. 

55′ CORNER A ball whipped into the box is headed down into the hand of a Sydney player, VAR is intervening.

54′ CROSS A great run and ball into the box from O’Toole is cleared behind for a corner.

50′ CHANCE Baumjohann canons it off the crossbar for Sydney FC. 

49′ SAVE A dangerous cross sniffed out by Italiano.

48′ FREE KICK A push in the back from Prso warrants a free-kick. 

46′ YELLOW CARD O’Doherty is in the book for flailing arm.

HT: It’s goalless at halftime here at McDonald Jones Stadium.

45′ SAVE The ball in is smartly claimed by Italiano.

44′ FREE KICK Hoffman concedes the foul on Caceras.

42′ CHANCE A strong run from Millar brings the chance for Hoffman who canons it but it’s straight at Redmayne.

38′ CHANCE O’Doherty’s volley blazes over the crossbar.


35′ CHANCE Jackson’s header from the corner is straight at Redmayne. 

34′ CHANCE A curling effort from Prso is tipped over the bar by Redmayne.

31′ FREE KICK The ball is put behind for a corner after an attacking Jets free-kick.

30′ CHANCE Ninkovic has a pop from the edge of the box but is comfortably saved by Italiano.

29′ CHANCE A ball is whipped in from the corner and headed narrowly over by Bobo.

28′ FREE KICK O’Doherty puts a tough tackle on Ninkovic.

27′ CORNER Topor-Stanely heads it behind for a corner.

26′ FREE KICK Thurgate is penalised for a foul on Baumjohann.

24′ CORNER Millar’s cross is put behind for a Jets corner.

23′ CORNER Another corner for Sydney FC as O’Donovan heads it behind.

23′ CORNER The ball deflects off Thurgate for a corner.

22′ FREE KICK Thurgate conceded the free kick on Ninkovic.

21′ CHANCE Ball whipped in from O’Toole is collected by Redmayne.

19′ CHANCE Ninkovic with a storming run from midfield draws a fantastic save from Italiano.

17′ CHANCE Barborosues is picked out but a lovely save from Italiano keeps the scores level.

14′ CHANCE Barborouses volleys it goalwards but it’s straight at Italiano.

11′ FREE KICK Millar is fouled jockeying the ball out for a goal kick.

11′ FREE KICK Foul is conceded by Hoffman.

10′ OFFSIDE O’Donovan puts the ball in the net after a sumptuous cross from Millar but is ruled offside.


9′ CHANCE An over-the-top ball finds Bobo but he chips it over.

6′ CHANCE The Ball is deflected towards goal but claimed by Italiano.

5′ CHANCE he ball is whipped in by Hoffman but claimed by Redmayne.

4′ CORNER Boogaard concedes the corner.

3′ FREE KICK Thurgate gives away the free-kick.

2′ Topor-Stanley heads it out for a throw-in.

0′ Sydney FC get us under away.

4.30 pm. The teams are out for their final warm-up.

The Captain is back!



The Jets have named their starting XI (see below)

The opposition has named their starting XI (see below)