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Western Sydney Wanderers journey to McDonald Jones Stadium on Friday for the A-League clash with home side Newcastle United Jets.
View all Newcastle United Jets v Western Sydney Wanderers tips, stats and our pre-match poll below - as well as the best betting odds.
Newcastle United Jets
Newcastle United Jets will be hoping for a better result following the 1-0 A-League defeat in their last game at the hands of Central Coast Mariners.
Their most recent results reveal that not much more can be done by the Newcastle United Jets backline. The Jets have kept it tight, seeing the tally of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their past six matches standing at 3.
Pre-game facts show that Newcastle United Jets:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Western Sydney Wanderers in their last 8 games. A long run without a loss.
- are undefeated in their last 7 league matches at home.
Western Sydney Wanderers
After a losing effort in their last game against Macarthur FC in A-League action, Western Sydney Wanderers will be aiming to make amends here.
Mark Milligan (72') was the scorer for Macarthur FC.
The numbers tell their own story, and Western Sydney Wanderers have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 11 goals overall. At the back, The Wanderers have clearly had some problems. Even so, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern shall persist in this next match.
Their past results show that Western Sydney Wanderers:
- haven't beaten Newcastle United Jets in away games against them for the last 4 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- are without an away win for the past 4 league games.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head results going back to 16/02/2018 shows that these fixtures have not been kind to Western Sydney Wanderers. They’ve not managed to get any wins whatsoever while Newcastle United Jets have been the better of the two, getting wins in 67 per cent of those matches.
In all, 21 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 15 from The Jets and 6 for The Wanderers. That is an average goals per game value of 3.5.
The last league match between the two was A-League match day 19 on 15/02/2020 and the score finished Western Sydney Wanderers 1-1 Newcastle United Jets.
The match was refereed by Shaun Evans.
Team News: Newcastle United Jets
Newcastle United Jets boss Craig Deans will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this game thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Western Sydney Wanderers
Thanks to a mainly available squad, there’s only a single fitness issue for the Western Sydney Wanderers manager Carl Robinson to contend with. Graham Dorrans (Corona virus) won’t be in action.
We’re envisaging that Newcastle United Jets could find themselves up against it to get anything against this Western Sydney Wanderers team who we think should just have the edge.
We’re therefore predicting a highly competitive game with a 0-1 win for Western Sydney Wanderers at full-time.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Newcastle United Jets
Stadium: McDonald Jones Stadium (33,000)
Captain: Nigel Boogaard
Chairman: Martin Lee
Manager: Craig Deans
Competitions: A-League position 10