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A winless Sydney FC faces a winless Newcastle Jets at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium in a match both must simply win if they hope to kick start their respective seasons. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog from 7:45pm AEDT.
Not many would have predicted that the Sky Blues would enter the third week of A-League Men’s play without a win on the board and even fewer would have slotted them in 11th on the ladder at the same time. Yet that is the frustrating position in which Steve Corica and his team find themselves and a hungry Jets will be no pushover after a decent showing against the Wanderers last week.
There are very positive signs in the hunter with Georgian Beka Mikeltadze and Cameroonian Olivier Boumal looking a pair of likely customers up front and a back four still gelling and destined to improve. The Sky Blues are yet to find the net this season and will see this as a potential banana-skin game. The entire A-League community will be assured of their eventual victory in it, yet early season form and injuries may well make this contest a lot more difficult for them than many people will predict.
Venue: Netstrata Jubilee Stadium
Kick-off: 7:45 pm (AEDT), Saturday 4th December 2021
Live stream: Paramount+
Betting: Sydney FC $1.70, Newcastle Jets $4.60 – odds via PlayUp
Andrew Redmayne, James Donachie, Ben Warland, Alex Wilkinson (c), Connor O’Toole, Michael Zullo, Paulo Retre, Bobô, Miloš Ninković, Kosta Barbarouses, Trent Buhagiar, Adam Le Fondre, Joel King, Anthony Caceres, Chris Zuvela, Tom Heward-Belle, Harry Van Der Saag, Max Burgess, Rhyan Grant, Callum Talbot, Luke Brattan, Elvis Kamsoba, Calem Nieuwenhof, Adam Pavlesic, Patrick Yazbek, Patrick Wood
Jack Duncan, Dane Ingham, Jason Hoffman, Jordan Elsey (vc), Ben Kantarovski, Matthew Jurman (c), Jordan O’Doherty, Mario Arqués, Beka Mikeltadze, Olivier Boumal, Daniel Penha, Mohamed Al-Taay, Dylan Murnane, Kosta Grozos, Valentino Yuel, Kosta Petratos, Michael Weier, Savvas Siatravanis, Eli Babalj, Samuel Silvera, Archie Goodwin, Lucas Mauragis, Blake Archbold, Noah James, Angus Thurgate, Riley Warland