Jets aim to be more clinical

Gary van Egmond will be looking to his team to make the most of their opportunities on Saturday.

Gary van Egmond will be looking to his team to make the most of their opportunities when they come up against Melbourne Victory on Saturday night.

With the Jets sitting in fifth spot on ten points, a win will see them go ahead of the Victory and into the top four.

“We need to be a bit more clinical this week,” van Egmond said.

“We had something like 594 passes against Adelaide, which was just behind Brisbane in the most passes made but we need to get something out of that.

“There is no use just having a whole heap of possession for the sake of it and we need to turn that in to opportunities and takes chances out front.”

Van Egmond also wants his troupes to play in a way that forces the opposition into making mistakes.

“They don-t seem to play out from goal kicks and may play out on the transition, so there are good opportunities to try and press them into mistakes,” he explained.

“If we try and get the ball higher up the park, that will create opportunities for us and we will be able to control the game.”

Victory have struggled with their fluency in recent weeks but van Egmond is aware they can take control of the game.

“They have some players who have some real individual brilliance and at any given time can take the game by the scruff of the neck,” the coach added.

"Our goal is to use our pressing to cut Victory-s supply off and ensure that their defenders and midfielders don-t get that time on the ball to try and pick the pass out."

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