Adelaide get the better of W-League Jets


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The Jets host Adelaide United on Friday from 6.05pm at No.2 Sportsground.

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SCORE 1 Jets – 2 Adelaide

FT:  They tried hard, they refused to give up but sadly, our girls couldn’t get the job done tonight. We go down to Adelaide 2-1.

90’+ Jets under the pump in the final minutes. Held deep in their half and have conceded a corner.

90′ Five minutes additional time to be added

88′ SUB: Dawber off for Hodgson.


84′ Brewer and House combine to spark the Jets attack. Jets secure a corner. Adelaide defuses the situation but Tamplin secured a free kick. Jets continuing to build pressure.

79′ SUB: Franco off for Chronis

77′ SUB:  José Rojas off for Mullan and Campagnale on for Hogg.

75′ CHANCE: Andrews links with Franco who heads the ball wide. Crowd was on its feet. So close!

73′ SHOT: Petratos from long range goes close but the ball clears the crossbar. 

71 SUB: Condon comes from the field for Lara Kirby



69′ SAVE: Coelho dives for the corner and takes the ball out of play. Corner kick and Coelho with another save from close range.

67′ SUB:  House comes on for Allan.

66′ SAVE: Adelaide applying pressure but Claire makes the save. 

59′ SHOT: Brewer links with Allan. She has a shot from the top of teh box but the ball sails over the crossbar. 

51′ SHOT:  Allan from outside the box pushes it to the left of the goal.

47′ Brewer wins a tackle and Waldus has come off second best.

45′ Second half is under way. Davis wins possession back for Jets and Allan goes on the attack.

HT: Adelaide leads 2-1.

45′ Two minutes of added time.

41′ CHANCE: Simon from the free-kick, finds the head of Andrews but it’s wide of the goal.

36′ Adelaide are starting to look very dangerous, especially on the counter attack. Momentum has shifted late in this half.

WATCH: Simon’s goal from earlier in the match (below)


30′ FREE KICK: Andrews fouled just outside the box. 

25′ Simon has been very busy, creating plenty of opportunities.




15′ GOAL: Jets unable to clear the ball out of the box and Condon strikes for Adelaide. 2-1.

12′ GOAL: Gema Simon from wide out to the left, curls it in. Lovely! 1-1.

Simon goal

12′ GOAL: A left-footer to the top corner at the edge of the box from Chelsie Dawber puts the visitors up 1-0.

10′ Tamplin with another great defensive effort at the top of the box.

7′ FREE KICK: Andrews taken out in the back. Jets with the kick halfway between Adelaide goal and halfway. Simon sends it into the box but it finds the head of a defender.

5′ Davis getting through plenty of work, creating opportunities. Chance goes begging for Petratos.


3′ CHANCE: Andrews with a beautiful first touch, gets to the top of the box, finds the right foot but pushes it wide.

2′ Great work from Tessa Tamplin early to shut down a potential opportunity for Adelaide. Hannah Brewer also doing her part too.

0′ Adelaide will kick the match off.

5.30pm: The girls are on the pitch warming up.

4.45pm: Coach Ash Wilson has named her starting side.

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