Newcastle Jets and Western Sydney Wanderers draw 1-1 on Sunday. HIGHLIGHTS

NEWCASTLE. Newcastle Jets and Western Sydney Wanderers draw 1-1. A. Thurgate scored the first goal (37') for Newcastle Jets. O. Bozanic equalized (62') with a penalty kick.

Newcastle Jets and Western Sydney Wanderers draw 1-1 on Sunday. HIGHLIGHTS

NEWCASTLE. Newcastle Jets and Western Sydney Wanderers draw 1-1. A. Thurgate scored the first goal (37′) for Newcastle Jets. O. Bozanic equalized (62′) with a penalty. Western Sydney Wanderers was decisively superior in terms of ball possession (63%)​

The match was played at the McDonald Jones Stadium stadium in Newcastle on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Daniel Elder with the support of Ryan Gallagher and Joanna Kate Charaktis. The 4th official was Sam Kelly. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant at 22.2 degrees Celsius or 71.89 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 73%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 37 Ball Possession 63
Shots
  • 9 Total 14
  • 5 On Target 8
  • 4 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 4
  • 69 Attack 112
  • 36 Dangerous attack 41
  • 73 Ball safe​ 70
  • 0 Penalties 1
  • 4 Corners 6
  • 2 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 14 Total 16
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Western Sydney Wanderers was in firm control of the ball 63% while Newcastle Jets was struggling with a 37% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Western Sydney Wanderers was more aggressive with 41 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 8 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Western Sydney Wanderers to win the match​.

Newcastle Jets shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target. Talking about the opposition, Western Sydney Wanderers shot 14 times, 8 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Newcastle Jets received 2 yellow cards (Matthew Jurman and B. Dartsmelia). Talking about the opposition, Western Sydney Wanderers received 3 yellow cards (Isaac Moreno, Alex Bonetig and Sulejman Krpic).

Match Timeline

18'
Yeni N'Gbakoto- Yellow
26'
Alex Bonetig- sub ->Marcelo
Angus Thurgate(goal)
37'
Matthew Jurman- Yellow
45'
Reno Piscopo- sub ->Daniel Stynes
46'
Jason Hoffman- sub ->James McGarry
46'
53'
Alex Bonetig- Yellow
55'
Sulejman Krpić- sub ->A. Traoré
62'
Oliver Božanić(penalty)
Beka Dartsmelia- Yellow
73'
Mohamed Al-Taay- sub ->B. Dartsmelia
80'
Archie Goodwin- sub ->Beka Mikeltadze
80'
83'
Sulejman Krpić- Yellow
88'
Alexander Badolato- sub ->Isaac Moreno
88'
Aidan Simmons- sub ->D. Wilmering
Kosta Grozos- sub ->Trent Buhagiar
90'

Standings

After this contest, Newcastle Jets will have 14 points like Sydney to sit in the 11th place. Regarding the opposition, Western Sydney Wanderers will have 20 points like Wellington Phoenix to remain in the 3rd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the A-League, Newcastle Jets will play away against Sydney on the 29th of April with a 28-9 head to head in favor of Sydney (12 draws).

Western Sydney Wanderers will play away agasint Melbourne City on the 28th of April with a 11-10 head to head record in favor of Western Sydney Wanderers (7 draws).

Newcastle Jets – Formation

Newcastle Jets
G
Jack Duncan 1.Australia
7.8
D
Matthew Jurman 5.Australia
6.6
45'
D
Carl Jenkinson 25.England
6.4
D
James McGarry 24.New Zealand
7.0
46'
D
Dane Ingham 2.New Zealand
7.2
M
Beka Dartsmelia 8.Georgia
6.4
80' 73'
M
Daniel Stynes 18.Australia
6.7
46'
M
Angus Thurgate 32.Australia
7.4
Goals37'
F
Beka Mikeltadze 9.Georgia
6.8
80'
F
Jaushua Sotirio 11.Australia
7.0
F
Trent Buhagiar 7.Australia
6.4
90'
Substitutes
G
Michael Weier 20.Australia
D
Mark Natta 33.Australia
D
Jason Hoffman 3.Australia
6.2
46'
M
Kosta Grozos 17.Australia
90'
M
Mohamed Al-Taay 14.Australia
80'
M
Reno Piscopo 10.Australia
6.8
46'
F
Archie Goodwin 26.Australia
80'

Newcastle Jets started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Arthur Thomas Papastamatis decided to play with the following team: Jack Duncan (7.8), Dane Ingham (7.2), Carl Jenkinson (6.4), Matthew Jurman (6.6), James McGarry (7.0), Angus Thurgate (7.4), Beka Dartsmelia (6.4), Daniel Stynes (6.7), Jaushua Sotirio (7.0), Beka Mikeltadze (6.8) and Trent Buhagiar (6.4).

The home team had on the bench: Mark Natta, Kosta Grozos, Mohamed Al-Taay, Jason Hoffman (6.2), Michael Weier, Archie Goodwin and Reno Piscopo (6.8).

Newcastle Jets could not rely on the presence of A. Goodwin (injured).

Substitutions

Newcastle Jets made 5 changes: Daniel Stynes for R. Piscopo (46′), James McGarry for Jason Hoffman (46′), B. Dartsmelia for Mohamed Al-Taay (80′), Beka Mikeltadze for A. Goodwin (80′) and Trent Buhagiar for Kosta Grozos (90′).

Best player: Jack Duncan​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Newcastle Jets was the goalkeeper: Jack Duncan. His rating is 7.80. He performed 8 saves.

Western Sydney Wanderers – Formation

Western Sydney Wanderers
G
Lawrence Thomas 20.Australia
6.6
D
Marcelo 6.Brazil
6.8
26'
D
Adama Traoré 3.Côte d'Ivoire
6.1
55'
D
Tomislav Mrčela 5.Australia
7.2
D
Gabriel Cleur 2.Australia
6.4
M
Daniel Wilmering 19.Australia
6.3
88'
M
Oliver Božanić 8.Australia
7.6
Goals62'
M
Calem Nieuwenhof 28.Australia
7.4
M
Yeni N'Gbakoto 23.Congo DR
7.6
88' 18'
M
Ramy Najjarine 7.Australia
7.6
F
Brandon Borrello 26.Australia
7.3
Substitutes
G
Daniel Margush 1.Australia
D
Aidan Simmons 31.Australia
88'
D
Alex Bonetig 33.Australia
6.4
26' 53'
M
Romain Amalfitano 17.France
F
Alessandro Lopane 36.Australia
F
Alexander Badolato 37.Australia
88'
F
Sulejman Krpić 11.Bosnia and Herzegovina
6.4
55' 83'

Western Sydney Wanderers started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Marko Ante Rudan played with: Lawrence Thomas (6.6), Gabriel Cléúr (6.4), Tomislav Mrčela (7.2), Marcelo (6.8), Adama Traoré (6.1), Calem Nieuwenhof (7.4), Oliver Božanić (7.6), Daniel Wilmering (6.3), Yeni N’Gbakoto (7.6), Ramy Najjarine (7.6) and Brandon Borrello (7.3).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Aidan Simmons, Alessandro Lopane, Alexander Badolato, Romain Amalfitano, Alex Bonetig (6.4), Daniel Margush and Sulejman Krpić (6.4).

Substitutions

Western Sydney Wanderers made 4 changes: Marcelo for Alex Bonetig (26′), A. Traoré for Sulejman Krpic (55′), Isaac Moreno for A. Badolato (88′) and D. Wilmering for Aidan Simmons (88′).

Best player: Oliver Božanić​

The player that probably impressed the most for Western Sydney Wanderers was Oliver Božanić.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 81 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the A-League.​