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 was much better in terms of ball possession (61%).
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 with the assistance of Andrew Lindsay and Lance Greenshields. The 4th official was Tim Danaskos. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.6 degrees Celsius or 54.72 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 58%.
Newcastle Jets was in firm control of the ball 61% while Central Coast Mariners was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Newcastle Jets had a more offensive attitude with 76 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. Anyhow, Central Coast Mariners was able to find the solution to win this contest.
Central Coast Mariners shot 20 times, 8 on target, 12 off target. Regarding the opposition, Newcastle Jets shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target.
Central Coast Mariners received 2 yellow cards (M. Balard and M. Urena). Regarding the opposition, Newcastle Jets received 1 yellow card (T. Regan).
After this encounter, Central Coast Mariners will have 42 points to gain in the 5th place. Talking about the opposition, Newcastle Jets will stay with 29 points to remain in the 9th place.
Central Coast Mariners – Formation
Central Coast Mariners started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Nick Montgomery decided to play with the following team: .
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 (79′) and H. Steele for N. Muller (79′).
Newcastle Jets – Formation
Newcastle Jets started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Arthur Thomas Papastamatis played with: .
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′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the A-League.