Jets claim all three points at home

The Jets overcame the heavy rain and wind to claim all three points against Brisbane Roar at McDonald Jones Stadium on Thursday night.

Taking a one goal lead into the break, the Jets had to overcome an equaliser from Brisbane but it was Angus Thurgate who slotted home the winner with a brilliantly placed shot in the 70th minute to claim the 2-1 victory.

Re-live all the moments as it happened below!

Full – Time

90′ The crowd is awaiting the final whistle as Jack Duncan lines up a goal kick

90′ The Jets turn away a desperate Brisbane attack, and look to finish the game off in their half of the field

87′ The crowd can sense our second win of the season is moments away

85′ Duncan claims another Brisbane cross, tough conditions for a keeper tonight but has done extremely well

84′ Brisbane miss a golden opportunity with a free header in the box, but it sails over the crossbar.

83′ Brisbane are probing for a way through, but a misguided longball is Jack Duncan’s to claim for a goal kick

79′ Substitution: Silvera rips off the raincoat and says “get me in there”, in place of Savvas.

76′ The rain is really coming down now, setting us up for an epic finale

75′ A yellow card is presented for our manager

74′ Jets enjoying the glut of possession now, heading into these last 15 or so minutes on top

69′ GOOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLLLL NEW 2 – 1 BRI Thurgate picks his target and finds the back of the net for his first of the season!

69′ Jets are finding their rhythm again, with a slew of chances

67′ Tough conditions out there and Brisbane are controlling possession at the minute with 53%.

64′ NEW 1 – 1 BRI unlucky deflection sees Brisbane equalise.

60′ Brisbane try their luck with a set-piece from a corner, but their shot from outside the box lands in Hamilton-south

58′ Brisbane almost equalise with a crafty bit of play, but their shot is just wide.

57′ Substitution: Favourite son Valentino Yuel makes his return in place of Babalj

54′ Jets can count themself lucky not to concede after a vicious cross leads to a free header from a Brisbane player in the box, but it is wide and away for a goal kick

52′ Brisbane launch an attacking raid but the cross is dealt with by Jurman and cleared to safety

48′ Jets are settling into the second stanza nicely, holding possession nicely and moving the ball around the pitch

45′ 2nd half begins with a substitution: Murnane enters the fray for Ingham

Half – Time

45′ Jets deal with a dangerous attacking raid from Brisbane, as we look to take our lead into half-time

44′ Brisbane are awarded a yellow card for a strong foul on the halfway line.

43′ Penha tries his luck from well outside the box, but the rain must have got in his eyes and it’s awarded a goal kick for Brisbane

41′ The Jets latch onto a loose ball in the Brisbane danger area, their shot is blocked however and seen away for a goal kick.

38′ Jets are awarded a free kick in a dangerous area, they love these set pieces – however, the ball into the box is just too high for Jurman to get a head-on.

36′ The penalty hit’s the post and away for a goal kick!

35′ A penalty is awarded from VAR to Brisbane for a foul in the box

33′ The rain refuses to let up as Brisbane look for a way through to the goal, but Thurgate turn’s them away for a corner.

32′ Hoffman is awarded a yellow card, with an ensuing scuffle breaking out in the middle of the field

30′ Penha makes a strong drive on Brisbane’s goals but they were able to block his shot

27′ Brisbane are awarded a free kick in dangerous territory, however Jurman clears the ball and Duncan saves an audacious follow-up shot from Brisbane

25′ Jets see away a dangerous Brisbane free-kick, as Jack Duncan lines up the goal kick

21′ GOOOOOAAAAALLLLLL NEW 1 – 0 BRI Savvas squeezes one in the bottom right-hand corner to take the advantage!

18′ A brilliant run down the flank from Boumal see’s the Jets almost score from his cross into the box, if not for a reflex save from the Brisbane Keeper.

16′ Jets defend a dangerous cross from Brisbane, but it is seen away for a goal kick

13′ Few chances presented in the opening exchanges, Jets are holding the ball well but haven’t yet asked any real questions of the Brisbane defence

9′ Jets look to hold possession and knock it around the backline, looking for an opening as the rain comes down here at McDonald Jones Stadium

6′ Babalj is awarded a freekick, as Jets look to assert pressure in Brisbane’s half of the field

5′ Hoffman and Jurman combine to clear the ball away from danger, and out for a Brisbane throw.

3′ Boumal almost gets us off to a dream start with a shot on target, but the keeper makes the save.

1′ Jets survive an early attacking raid from the Roar, as Jets are awarded a goal kick and march up-field

THURSDAY 7:45PM: It’s kick-off here at McDonald Jones Stadium!

THURSDAY 7:00PM: Here’s the starting XI for our Thursday night clash!

Brisbane Roar line-up: 1. Macklin Freke (gk), 2. Scott Neville, 3. Corey Brown, 7. Rahmat Akbari, 8. Ville Matti Steinmann, 10. Nikola Mileusnic, 13. Henry Hore, 15. Jesse Daley, 19. Jack Hingert, 26. James O’Shea (c), 27. Kai Trewin SUBS: 4. Anton Milnaric, 11. Jex Lofthouse, 21. Nicholas Olsen, 22. Alexander Parsons, 23. Juan Lescano, 12. Jordan Holmes (gk)

THURSDAY 6:00PM: We’re here!

THURSDAY 7:30AM: Jordan Elsey gives his thoughts about the challenge of Brisbane

THURSDAY 7:30AM: All the important stats and facts of our clash against Brisbane

THURSDAY 7:30AM: The Boss gives his Final Word ahead of tonight’s game.