NJ vs MLC: In Australian A-League, the football teams of Newcastle Jets and Melbourne City FC play against each other today in the field. The game will kick start at 2:00 PM IST on 23rd March 2020. The venue of the match is at Newcastle International Sports Centre.
Newcastle Jets are ninth on the table with 21 points from as many games. Melbourne City FC is second heading into this match and arrive in this game on the back of a four-game unbeaten. Hence in this match NJ vs MLC, it is predicted that Melbourne City FC will win against Newcastle Jets.
NJ vs MLC Team News
Lachlan Jackson is a long-term injury for the Jets due to a knee injury and won’t feature here. Ben Kantarovski (quad), and Noah James (hand injury) are both out of this game as well due to their respective injury issues. Roy O’Donovan, Dimitri Petratos, and Nikolai Topor-Stanley are the key players of the team.
Jack Hendry (knee), and Richard Windbichler (hamstring) are the only absentees for the visitors Melbourne City FC ahead of this game. They have no fresh injury concerns. In the last five head to head records between these two sides, Melbourne City FC has won four games whereas Newcastle Jets has won one game.
NJ vs MLC Playing XI
Newcastle Jets Playing 11: Lewis Italiano (GK), Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Nigel Boogaard, John Koutroumbis, Steven Ugarkovic, Angus Thurgate, Bobby Burns, Matthew Millar, Wes Hoolahan, Dimitri Petratos, Roy O’Donovan
Melbourne City FC Playing 11: Tom Glover (GK), Scott Jamieson, Curtis Good, Rostyn Griffiths, Nathaniel Atkinson, Florin Berenguer, Joshua Brillante, Adrián Luna, Markel Susaeta, Craig Noone, Jamie Maclaren
NJ vs MLC Team Squads
Newcastle Jets Team: Glen Moss, Bobby Burns, Jason Hoffman, Nigel Boogaard, Steven Ugarkovic, Roy O’Donovan, Wes Hoolahan, Abdiel Arroyo, Dimi Petratos, Nick Fitzgerald, Matt Millar, Joe Ledley, Johnny Koutroumbis, Kosta Petratos, Lewis Italiano, Bernie Ibini, Pat Langlois, Connor O’Toole, Angus Thurgate, Nikolai Topor-Stanley
Melbourne City FC Team: Tom Glover, Scott Galloway, Scott Jamieson, Harrison Delbridge, Josh Brillante, Rostyn Griffiths, Jamie Maclaren, Florin Berenguer, Craig Noone, Nathaniel Atkinson, Markel Susaeta, Denis Genreau, Lachlan Wales, Adrian Luna, Ramy Najjrine, Curtis Good, Dean Bouzanis, Moudi Najjar, Connor Metcalfe, Stefan Colakovski