Report: Jets suffer defeat in Australia Cup

Newcastle Jets have been defeated 2-0 by Adelaide United in the Round of 32 Australia Cup clash at McDonald Jones Stadium.

A late goal in the first half from George Blackwood and a spectacular overhead kick from Hiroshi Ibusuki proved to be the difference. Read the play by play events from the match as it happened.

Full time

78′ Adelaide score again through Hiroshi Ibusuki with an overhead kick. 2-0.

74′ Kosta Grozos tries to curl one into the bottom corner but his shot is parried away.

59′ Buhagiar has a shot well saved Gauci from a tight angle.

50′ Thurgate beats a couple of defenders and cuts the ball back but Grozos’ shot is too high.

Second half begins

45′ Adelaide take the lead through George Blackwood who scores from a header.

35′ Weier makes another great save, this time to deny Clough. Still 0-0.

24′ Weier makes a fantastic save to deny Blackwood.

21′ Thurgate receives the ball on the edge of the box but his shot is blocked.

11′ Thurgate lashes a shot across the face of goal. First real chance of the night.

1′ We’re underway!

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