When? Tuesday 9th January, 08:50 (UK)
Where? McDonald Jones Stadium
What channel is it on? BT Sport ESPN
Are tickets still available?
Newcastle Jets & Central Coast Mariners - http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/newcastle-jets-v-central-coast-mariners-newcastle-new-south-wales-09-01-2018/event/13005318DEC5B3CD?artistid=1055546&majorcatid=10004&minorcatid=11
Where can I stream the match? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website
Last five meetings: Newcastle Jets W2, Central Coast Mariners W1, D2
A-League meetings: Newcastle Jets W12, Central Coast Mariners W14, D16
All-time meetings: Newcastle Jets W12, Central Coast Mariners W14, D16
Predicted line-up: Duncan; Koutroumbis, Topor-Stanley, Boogaard, Vujica; Ugarkovic, Kantarovski; Hoffman, D. Petratos, Rodriguez; Nabbout
Unavailable: Vargas (Injured), O'Donovan (Injured), Cowburn (International duty)
CENTRAL COAST MARINERS
Predicted line-up: Kennedy; McGing, Baro, Golec, J. Rose; Hiariej, Brama; Hoole, Powell, Pain; Asdrubal
Unavailable: Glover (International duty), De Silva (International duty), Buhagiar (International duty)
The Jets came close to beating leaders Sydney last time out but conceded a late equaliser and they will take heart from that. They come into this derby in much the better form and will be confident of the points especially after winning the reverse fixture 5-1 so take the hosts on the Double Result.
You must go back to October 2012 for the last time that the Newcastle Jets got the better of the Central Coast Mariners on home soil. The Jets would fly into a 2-0 lead thanks to goals from Ryan Griffiths and former England international Emile Heskey and although Central Coast would manage to halve the deficit with a second half strike it was the home team that would earn all three points.