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02 Feb 2018 by TSZ

A-League In Focus – Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne Victory Preview

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When? Saturday 3rd February, 06:35 (UK)

Where? McDonald Jones Stadium

What channel is it on? BT Sport 1

Are tickets still available?

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Where can I stream the match? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last five meetings: Newcastle Jets W1, Melbourne Victory W3, D1
A-League meetings: Newcastle Jets W15, Melbourne Victory W14, D9

NEWCASTLE JETS

Predicted line-up: Duncan; Hoffman, Topor-Stanley, Boogaard, Vujica; Ugarkovic, Kantarovski; Rodriguez, D. Petratos, Nabbout; O'Donovan

Unavailable: Vargas (Injured), Georgievski (Suspended)

Doubtful:

MELBOURNE VICTORY

Predicted line-up: Thomas; Ingham, Williams, Deng, Nigro; Valeri, Antonis; Barbarouses, Troisi, George; Berisha

Unavailable: Austin (Injured), Geria (Suspended)

Doubtful:

PREDICTION
The Newcastle Jets are not flying as high as usual as of late having taken just a single point from the six that were on offer. This weekend they will look to return to winning ways when Kevin Muscat brings his Melbourne Victory side to town. Last time out they lost to table-toppers Sydney FC and although they may not live up to their name in this clash, they are good value for at least a draw from this encounter.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The last time that these two sides met in Newcastle was back in November 2017 and it was a resounding win for the home side. Although the Victory took an early lead, they would then go onto concede four unanswered goals as the Jets eased their way to maximum points.


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