Newcastle United Jets vs Melbourne Victory Match Analysis & Prediction
12/02/2023 7:00 am
Melbourne Victory will fancy their chances to escape the foot of the Australian A-League this weekend when they travel to McDonald Jones Stadium for a face off against Newcastle United Jets in the 16th game week of the campaign. Match day schedules for February 12 at 07:00 EAT.
Coming into this game, Newcastle Jets FC is eighth in the table and has picked up six points from the last five games both home and away.
Newcastle Jets held each other to 2-2 A-League stalemate versus Perth Glory in their previous fixture. In that match, Newcastle Jets had 57% possession, 16 shots with four of them on target and goals scored by Reno Piscopo (59′) and Archie Goodwin (88′). Perth Glory got 15 shots with seven of them on target and goals by Luke Bodnar (44′) and Mark Beevers (79′).
Melbourne Victory FC on the hand sits at the bottom most spot in the table and has picked up four points from the last five games both home and away.
Melbourne Victory will want a repeat of their [previous results after 3-1 A-League victory to beat Wellington Phoenix in previous encounter. In that match, Melbourne Victory had 40% possession, 12 shots with four of them on target and goals scored by Bruno Fornaroli (32′), Jake Brimmer (54′) and Tomi Jurić (91′). Wellington Phoenix got 12 shots with three of them on target and a goal by Oskar Zawada (13′).
Newcastle United Jets vs. Melbourne Victory Head to head
These two sides have had 51 head to head encounters since 2006; Melbourne Victory claims 22 victories, Newcastle Jets 20 victories while nine matches ended in draws.
Newcastle’s last home win against Melbourne Victory was in 2018.
Newcastle United Jets Team News
Gaffer Arthur Papas will take to the pitch with a fully fit squad.
Newcastle United Jets 's Last 5 Matches
Melbourne Victory Team News
Rai Marchán and Nani will be unavailable for manager Tony Popović’s selection for this match through injuries.
Melbourne Victory 's Last 5 Matches
Newcastle United Jets vs. Melbourne Victory : Odds and Predictions
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