REVIEW: Jets close campaign with loss to Sky Blues


Newcastle Jets suffered a 2-0 defeat to Hyundai A-League Premiers Sydney FC at Allianz Stadium on Saturday evening.

Goals from Milos Ninkovic and Alex Brosque did the damage for the Sky Blues in front of 15,787 supporters.

The teams were locked at 0-0 at the half time break, though the Jets could have taken the lead shortly before in the interval – Andrew Nabbout missed a penalty after Andrew Hoole had been brought down in the area.

Sydney FC 2 (Ninkovic 56’, Brosque 87’)
Newcastle Jets 0
Allianz Stadium, Sydney
Attendance: 15,787
Referee: Shaun Evans

Sydney FC: 4. Alex WILKINSON, 5. Jordy BUIJS, 6. Josh BRILLANTE, 7. Michael ZULLO, 9. BOBO (18. Matt SIMON 86’), 10. Milos NINKOVIC (17. David CARNEY 75’), 13. Brandon O’NEILL, 14. Alex BROSQUE (C), 20. Danny VUKOVIC (Gk), 21. Filip HOLOSKO (11. Bernie IBINI 63’), 23. Rhyan GRANT
Substitutes not used: 1. Andrew REDMAYNE (Gk), 8. Milos DIMITREJEVIC
Yellow cards: Grant, Ninkovic
Red cards: Nil

Newcastle Jets: 2. Daniel MULLEN, 3. Jason HOFFMAN, 5. Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6. Steven UGARKOVIC (11. Labinot HALITI 84’), 7. Andrew HOOLE, 10. Wayne BROWN (C) (28. John KOUTROUMBIS 63’), 13. Ivan VUJICA, 15. Andrew NABBOUT, 19. Morten NORDSTRAND, 20. Jack DUNCAN (Gk), 22. Lachlan JACKSON
Substitutes not used: 8. Mateo POLJAK, 16. Nicholas COWBURN, 50. Tomislav ARCABA (Gk)
Yellow cards: Nordstrand, Hoole, Kantarovski
Red cards: Nil