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Newcastle United Jets head to AAMI Park on Sunday for the A-League meeting with home team Melbourne Victory.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Melbourne Victory v Newcastle United Jets, scroll down (inc. the best betting odds).
Melbourne Victory will be looking to improve on their last outing here following a 2-0 A-League defeat last time out to Western Sydney Wanderers.
Graham Dorrans (72') and Kwame Yeboah (88') scored for Western Sydney Wanderers.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Melbourne Victory haven’t conceded. In fact, Victory have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 12 goals during that time. That aside, time will tell if such a trend shall be sustained here in this match.
Ahead of this meeting, Melbourne Victory have not been beaten in the league by Newcastle United Jets in their last 2 matches.
Newcastle United Jets
In their last game, Newcastle United Jets drew 0-0 in the A-League match with Brisbane Roar.
Craig Deans's Newcastle United Jets have fired home 6 times in the course of their previous six matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during those same clashes equals 6.
Pre-game facts show that Newcastle United Jets:
- are undefeated in their last 3 away league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head meetings stretching back to 05/05/2018 shows that Melbourne Victory have won 4 of them & Newcastle United Jets 1, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
A total of 13 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 9 of them for Victory and 4 netted by The Jets. That is an average goals per game value of 2.17.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was A-League match day 20 on 22/02/2020 when the final score was Newcastle United Jets 1-1 Melbourne Victory.
The match was refereed by Alireza Faghani.
Team News: Melbourne Victory
Melbourne Victory manager Grant Brebner will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all ahead of this clash thanks to a fully healthy squad available to select from.
Team News: Newcastle United Jets
Due to a completely healthy squad to choose from, Newcastle United Jets manager Craig Deans has no fitness concerns to report before this game.
When taking all factors into account, Newcastle United Jets and Melbourne Victory may both find scoring difficult here.
Let’s see how this one goes, but it looks this could be a game with minimal goal-scoring opportunities. Our tip is therefore for a very competitive game with a 0-0 score after 90 minutes.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AAMI Park (30,050)
Captain: Leigh Broxham
Chairman: Anthony Di Pietro
Manager: Grant Brebner
Competitions: A-League position 12
🔑 Star Player: Jake Brimmer
Customarily used in the Centre Midfield position, Jake Brimmer was born in Melbourne, Australia. Having played his first senior match for Perth Glory in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Midfielder has accumulated 3 league goals in the A-League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 6 appearances.