Jaliens to miss Heart

Kew Jaliens will miss Sunday's game against Melbourne Heart after being issued with a red card in Sunday's game.

Newcastle Jets defender Kew Jaliens will miss Sunday's Round 7 clash with Melbourne Heart at Hunter Stadium after being issued with a red card in Sunday's win over the Brisbane Roar.

The FFA issued the following statement on Monday afternoon:

The independent Match Review Panel (MRP) - consisting of Simon Micallef (Chair), Alan Davidson and Alan Contini convened to consider the following incident from Round 6 of the Hyundai A-League:

1. The incident involving Kew Jaliens (Newcastle Jets FC) in or around the 86th minute of Newcastle Jets FC-s match against Brisbane Roar FC on Sunday afternoon. The MRP has the authority to consider the incident as the Player was issued with a direct red card. The MRP confirmed that Kew Jaliens will serve the Minimum Sanction of one (1) match, being the Mandatory Match Suspension.