Club in Focus: Newcastle Jets

Newcastle Jets will be looking to advance past the Round Of 32 for a third time with victory over Adelaide United in the third meeting between the two sides in the Australia Cup.

Club: Newcastle Jets
State: New South Wales
Home ground: McDonald Jones Stadium
Founded: 2000
Australia Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2022): Two
Best result: Quarter Finals (2018)
Head Coach: Arthur Papas

Road to the Round of 32:
Newcastle Jets 3-1 Perth Glory (Playoff)

The Newcastle Jets qualified for the 2022 Australia Cup after defeating Perth Glory 3-1 at McDonald Jones Stadium in the Australia Cup playoff tie.

Jordan Elsey got scoring underway when he netted his first goal in Jets colors from a corner which was followed up by a long-distance Daniel Penha strike.

The Glory clawed a goal back through youngster Tyler Vecchio, However Archie Goodwin rounded at the goals for Newcastle scoring in the final minute of the match.

Australia Cup Record
2014 – Round Of 32  
2015 – Round Of 32
2016 – Round Of 32
2017 – Round Of 32
2018 – Round Of 16
2019 – Quarter Finals
2020 – Competition not held
2021 – Australia Cup Playoff

In the first clash between two A-League Men’s teams of this year's Round of 32, Adelaide United will travel to Newcastle to face off against the Jets for a spot in the Australia Cup Round Of 16.

Ins & Outs

In: Brandon O’Neill (Perth Glory), Reno Piscopo (Wellington Phoenix), Trent Buhagiar (Sydney FC), Jaushua Sotirio (Wellington Phoenix), Rory Jordan (Macarthur FC), Mark Natta (Western Sydney Wanderers), James McGarry (Wellington Phoenix)

Out: Dylan Murnane (Melbourne Knights), Taylor Regan, Valentino Yuel, Jordan O’Doherty, Olivier Boumal, Savvas Siatravanis, Mario Arques, Brandon Wilson, Samuel Silvera (Central Coast Mariners), Riley Warland, Daniel Penha

Match Details:
Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United       
Date: Saturday 30 July 2022
Time: 7:30pm AEST
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

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