GOSFORD. Central Coast Mariners beats Newcastle Jets with a 2-0 win with a goal from J. Cummings (30′) and a goal from B. N’Kololo (62′). Newcastle Jets lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Central Coast Stadium stadium in Gosford on Saturday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Alireza Faghani who had the assistance of Andrew Lindsay and Lance Greenshields. The 4th official was Tim Danaskos. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.6 degrees Celsius or 54.72 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 58%.
Newcastle Jets was in firm control of the ball 60% while Central Coast Mariners was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Newcastle Jets was more aggressive with 76 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, Central Coast Mariners found a way to find the solution to win this contest.
Central Coast Mariners shot 20 times, 8 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Newcastle Jets shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target.
Central Coast Mariners received 2 yellow cards (M. Balard and M. Urena). On the opposite side, Newcastle Jets received 1 yellow card (T. Regan).
After this encounter, Central Coast Mariners will have 39 points like Wellington Phoenix to stay in the 5th place. On the other side, Newcastle Jets will stay with 29 points to stay in the 9th place.
Central Coast Mariners: Formation and Lineups
Central Coast Mariners started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Nick Montgomery chose to play with the following team: Mark Birighitti , Lewis Miller , Cameron Windust , Kye Rowles , Storm Roux , Cy Goddard , Harrison Steele , Maximilien Balard , Beni Nkololo , Marco Ureña and Jason Cummings .
Central Coast Mariners made 5 changes: J. Cummings for M. Moresche (56′), C. Goddard for G. Kuol (56′), S. Roux for R. Tongyik (71′), M. Urena for D. Jok (78′) and H. Steele for N. Muller (79′).
Top player: Beni Nkololo
The player who no doubt impressed Central Coast Mariners the most was Beni Nkololo.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 22 passes (68% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10.
Newcastle Jets: Formation and Lineups
Newcastle Jets started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Arthur Thomas Papastamatis played with: Michael Weier , Dane Ingham , Jordan Elsey , Taylor Regan , Riley Warland , Angus Thurgate , Brandon Wilson , Valentino Yuel , Daniel Penha , Kosta Grozos and Beka Mikeltadze .
Newcastle Jets made 5 changes: R. Warland for L. Mauragis (46′), V. Yuel for S. Silvera (63′), K. Grozos for A. Goodwin (75′), T. Regan for M. Jurman (75′) and B. Wilson for J. O’Doherty (84′).
Top player: Angus Thurgate
The player who no doubt impressed Newcastle Jets the most was Angus Thurgate.
His rating iswith 54 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 9. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
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