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Sydney FC will face off against visiting side Newcastle United Jets at Leichhardt Oval in this A-League game on Tuesday.
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Sydney FC, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 3-1 A-League success over Wellington Phoenix.
For Sydney FC, the goalscorers were Adam Le Fondre (76') and Trent Buhagiar (88', 90'). Reno Piscopo (66') was the scorer for Wellington Phoenix.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Sydney FC have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, The Sky Blues have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 6 goals on the way.
Their past results show that Sydney FC:
- are unbeaten in the league by Newcastle United Jets in their previous 2 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
Newcastle United Jets
Newcastle United Jets go into this match following a 2-1 A-League win with the defeat of Melbourne City in their previous outing.
For Newcastle United Jets, goals were scored by Nick Fitzgerald (45') and Steven Ugarković (78'). Florin Bérenguer (70') was the scorer for Melbourne City.
The stats tell the story, and Newcastle United Jets have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 5 goals in all. At the back, The Jets seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly. Let’s see whether or not that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Heading into this fixture, Newcastle United Jets haven't won against Sydney FC when they have played them away from home in the previous 10 league matches. Not an away record to be proud of.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head clashes dating back to 03/03/2018 tells us that Sydney FC have won 3 of them & Newcastle United Jets 2, with the number of drawn games being 1.
A combined total of 16 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 9 of them from The Sky Blues and 7 for The Jets. That is an average goals per game value of 2.67.
The previous league contest featuring these sides was A-League match day 14 on 10/01/2020 and the score finished Newcastle United Jets 1-2 Sydney FC.
The referee was Stephen Lucas.
Team News: Sydney FC
Sydney FC manager Steve Corica doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of before this game owing to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Newcastle United Jets
Owing to a fully injury-free squad available for selection, Newcastle United Jets boss Carl Robinson does not have any fitness worries at all before this game.
In our opinion, Sydney FC will more than likely get amongst the goals when they play Newcastle United Jets, who won’t find it easy finding the net themselves.
Therefore, we are anticipating a comfortable 2-0 winning score for Sydney FC come full-time.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Leichhardt Oval (20,000)
Captain: Alex Wilkinson
Chairman: Scott Barlow
Manager: Steve Corica
Competitions: A-League position 1, AFC Champions League (Group H)
⭐ Star Player: Kosta Barbarouses
Typically used in the Right Wing position, Kosta Barbarouses was born in Wellington, New Zealand. After making a first senior appearance for Wellington Phoenix in the 2007 - 2008 season, the accomplished Forward has hit 7 league goals in this A-League 2019 - 2020 season to date coming from a total of 21 appearances.