Victory too strong for Westfield W-League Jets


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The Jets host Melbourne Victory on Saturday from 4.05pm at No.2 Sportsground.

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SCORE: Jets 0-2 Victory

90+ Mini gets a second yellow and has been shown the red card

90′ Four minutes of extra time

88′ SUB: Eliadis on for Jackson.

86′ SUB: Petratos on for Andrews.




SUB: De Vanna and Privitelli on. Zimmerman off and Markovski on.

80′ CARD: Pollicina cops a yellow for a late tackle.

79′ SUBSTITUTE: Chronis on for Franco

77′ Our girls are digging deep. Brewer made a magical run to spark the attack. We just can’t convert.

68′ CHANCE: Franco with a lovely run but the opportunity goes begging.


SUB: Longo on for Barbieri

65′ CARD: Amy Jackson is given a yellow for a foul on Tara Andrews at halfway

59′ CARD: King sees the yellow for pulling the arm of the Victory attacker

SUBSTITUTION: Harding on for House. O’Brien on for Bass.

HT: We trail by two at the break.

45′ Simon with a beautiful cross to Andrews. Hits the head of Andrews but the keeper makes the save.

45′ Official signals there will be two minutes of added time

44′ SHOT: Andrews one on one with the keeper but Victory make the save.


38′ Great defensive play from King. Dominated as last line of defence and shut down a genuine attacking opportunity for Victory.


34′ SAVE: Victory with a shot from outside the box but it’s smothered by Coelho

29′ GOAL: Catherine Zimmerman slips one past the keeper to extend the lead 2-0.

26′ Drinks break



19′ CARD: Tara Andrews gets a yellow for delaying play

14′ CHANCE: Rhianna Pollicina pushes a shot wide.

9′ SAVE: Claire Coelho with a great stop from close range. Corner kick, finds the head of an attacker but the ball goes over the crossbar. 

8′ GOAL: Following the foul, Victory cross the ball into the box and find the head of Kayla Ann Morrison who puts it in the net.

7′ SHOT: Victory from long range push the ball wide of goal.

4′ CHANCE: Franco into space, has a shot but it sails over the top of the goal.

2′ CHANCE: Lovely passage of play from the Jets early. Mini and Sunny linking up.

0′ We kick off at No.2 Sportsground

Warm up


3.50pm: Referee has said there will be a drinks break taken today.

3pm: The starting side has been named:



Newcastle Jets squad: 20.Claire COELHO (gk), 2.Hannah BREWER, 3.Jemma HOUSE, 5.Alisha BASS, 6.Cassidy DAVIS, 7.Gema SIMON (c), 9.Tara ANDREWS, 11.Rhianna POLLICINA, 12.Tessa TAMPLIN, 16.Sunny FRANCO, 18.Taren KING. Substitutes: 4.Chloe O’BRIEN, 8.Evelyn CHRONIS, 10.Pana PETRATOS, 15.Sophie HARDING, 30.Nicole SIMONSEN (gk) 

12pm: Coach Ash Wilson spoke to the media on Friday and here’s what she had to say: