Be in the know for Saturday’s #F3Derby clash between the Mariners and Jets.
- Central Coast Mariners are unbeaten in their last five Hyundai A-League games against Newcastle (W3 D2).
- The Jets have netted only three goals in their last 10 away trips to play Central Coast Mariners.
- Six of the seven goals scored in the last two Hyundai A-League meetings between these Mariners and Jets have arrived before half time.
- Newcastle Jets have lost Adam Taggart to Fulham – he was the only player in their squad last season to score more than three goals.
- None of Central Coast Mariners last 15 Hyundai A-League matches have seen a draw (W8 L7).
- Only one side has scored in each of the Mariners’ last three matches.
- Newcastle have won one of 16 away games on the Central Coast.
- These two sides met in the opening round of the 2008/09 season and played out a 1-1 draw.
- Newcastle have lost their last two opening weekend fixtures 2-0.
*Stats provided by Opta
Central Coast Mariners Squad vs. Newcastle Jets: 1. Matthew NASH (Gk), 2. Storm ROUX, 3. Joshua ROSE, 5. Zac ANDERSON, 7. John HUTCHINSON (C), 8. Nick MONTGOMERY, 9. Mitchell DUKE, 10. Anthony CACERES, 11. Nick FITZGERALD, 12. Liam REDDY (Gk), 14. Malick MANÉ, 15. Matthew SIM, 17. Richard VERNES, 18. Glen TRIFIRO, 21. Michael NEILL, 23. Isaka CERNAK, 25. Eddy BOSNAR, 26. Kim SEUNG-YONG *two to be omitted*
Unavailable: 5. Brent GRIFFITHS (Injury – Indefinite), 16. Liam ROSE (International Duty – Young Socceroos)
Newcastle Jets squad vs. Central Coast Mariners: 1. Mark BIRIGHITTI (Gk), 2. Scott NEVILLE, 3. Taylor REGAN, 4. Kew JALIENS (C), 7. Jeronimo NEUMANN, 8. Zenon CARAVELLA, 9. Joel GRIFFITHS, 10. Marcos FLORES, 11. Andrew HOOLE, 12. Sam GALLAGHER, 13. Edson MONTANO, 16. Jacob PEPPER, 17. James VIRGILI, 18. Allan WELSH, 20. Ben KENNEDY (Gk), 21. Sam GALLAWAY, 22. Jonny STEELE, 23. David CARNEY *two to be omitted*
Unavailable: 5. Ben KANTAROVSKI (knee injury – 1 to 2 weeks) 6. Adrian MADASCHI (calf injury – 1 to 2 weeks), 14. Billy CELESKI (groin injury – 6 to 8 weeks), 15. Josh BARRESI (knee injury – season), 19. Mitch COOPER (knee injury – 6 to 8 weeks).
Central Coast Mariners vs. Newcastle Jets (#F3Derby) – Hyundai A-League 2014/15 Round 1
Where: Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
When: Saturday 11 October 2014
Tickets: www.Ticketek.com.au or www.CCMariners-Memberships.com.au
Twitter: @CCMariners #F3Derby