Central Coast Mariners v Newcastle Jets: match preview

Sparks are set to fly when Central Coast Mariners host Newcastle Jets in the third instalment of the F3 Derby at Central Coast Stadium on Friday night.

The Mariners will be out to secure bragging rights after registering one loss and draw in the previous two meetings between the sides throughout the 2019/20 Hyundai A-League season.

These two sides produced one of the most entertaining clashes of the season when they last met in Round 18; seven goals were scored on a wet and wild afternoon in the Hunter with the Jets edging the back-and-forth contest 4-3 to take all three points.

It's been a bleak campaign to date for the Mariners, who extended their current losing streak to 11-straight games when they fell to a 1-0 defeat to Perth Glory last Saturday night.

The defeat ensured the Mariners equalled the worst losing streak in competition history set by the New Zealand Knights in 2005, and the bottom-placed side will need to take maximum points from their clash with the Jets on Friday evening to ensure they don't make that unwanted record their own.


Friday, 24 July 2020
Kick-off: 7.30pm AEDT
Venue: Central Coast Stadium
Broadcast: FOX Sports 507
Stream: MyFootball Live App, Kayo Sports

NEWS: Hyundai A-League 2019/20 season updated match schedule released

LAST TIME OUT: Newcastle Jets 4-3 Central Coast Mariners

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Matt Simon and Samuel Silvera object to a foul call the last time these sides met

Team news

Central Coast Mariners squad: 1.Mark BIRIGHITTI (gk), 2.Ian Zygmunt GORDON, 3.Jack CLISBY, 7.Milan ÐURIĆ, 8.Michael MCGLINCHEY, 10.Tommy OAR, 11.Daniel DESILVA, 12.Adam PEARCE (gk), 15.Kye ROWLES, 16.Dylan FOX, 17.Sam SILVERA, 18.Gianni STENSNESS, 19.Matt SIMON, 21.Ruon TONGYIK, 22.Jacob MELLING, 26.Joshua NISBET, 27.Lewis MILLER, 29.Jair BRITTO, 30.Dylan RUIZ-DIAZ, 44.Alou KUOL

**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 8.Michael MCGLINCHEY (promoted), 27.Lewis MILLER (Return from Injury), 29.Jair BRITTO (promoted),

Outs: 9.Jordan MURRAY (Injured – Shoulder)

Unavailable: nil


Newcastle Jets squad: 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Roy O’DONOVAN, 9.Abdiel ARROYO, 10.Dimi PETRATOS, 11.Nick FITZGERALD, 12.Lucas MAURAGIS, 16.Matt MILLAR, 17.Joe LEDLEY, 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 19.Kosta PETRATOS, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (gk), 21.Bernie IBINI, 29.Connor O’TOOLE, 31.Maki PETRATOS, 32.Angus THURGATE, 40.Noah JAMES (gk), 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY

**2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 12.Lucas MAURAGIS (promoted), 28.Pat LANGLOIS (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 22.Lachlan JACKSON (knee – indefinite)



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