Match Stats: Jets v Adelaide United


The Jets are back home this week and will take on Adelaide United.

Friday, 24 February 2012
Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United
Venue: Hunter Stadium
Local kick-off: 8:00pm
TV broadcast: Fox Sport 1
Referees: Ben Williams / Rod Allen / George Lackrindis / Kris Griffiths-Jones
Head-to-Head: All matches (played 21): Newcastle Jets wins 6, Adelaide United wins 8 (7 draws)

Newcastle Jets squad: 1. Ben Kennedy, 2. Taylor Regan, 4. Nikolai Topor-Stanley, 5. Tiago Calvano, 6. Ben Kantarovski, 8. Jeremy Brockie, 9. Michael Bridges, 10. Ruben Zadkovich, 11. Tarek Elrich, 13. Byun, 14. Labinot Haliti, 17. James Virgili, 19. Matthew Nash, 22. Ali Abbas, 23. Ryan Griffiths, 24. Francis Jeffers, 25. Jacob Pepper, 26. Connor Chapman.
In: Ben Kantarovski (Olyroos return), Labinot Haliti, James Virgili (promoted)
Out: Nil
Unavailable: Jobe Wheelhouse (groin 1 week)

Adelaide United squad: 1.Eugene Galekovic (gk) (c), 2.Osama Malik, 3.Nigel Boogaard, 6.Cassio, 7.Zenon Caravella, 8.Evgeniy Levchenko, 9.Sergio van Dijk, 10.Dario Vidosic, 11.Bruce Djite, 14.Cameron Watson, 15.Jacob Melling, 17.Iain Ramsay, 18.Fabian Barbiero, 21.Francisco Usucar, 38.John Hall (gk)
In: Nil
Out: Nil
Unavailable: Daniel Mullen (international duty), Mark Birighitti (gk) (international duty), Antony Golec (international duty), Spase Dilevski (groin), Jon McKain (knee), Paul Izzo (gk) (knee)

Key Trends

-The Jets last meet Adelaide in Bathurst in January of this year, a 1-1 draw was the result.
-The Jets are 3 games unbeaten against Adelaide.
– Adelaide have not won in New South Wales since October 2010.