Phoenix v Jets: Match Stats

Overall Head-To-Head Record Played 13; Wellington Phoenix FC 8, Newcastle Jets FC 4, Drawn 1

Wellington Phoenix v Newcastle Jets Westpac Stadium, Wellington Local kick-off: 4.30pm Referee: Matt Gillett AR 1/2: Glen Lochrie/Jan Hendrik Hintz 4th official: Matthew Conger

Radio broadcaster: The Radio Network (Wellington) 1035AM

Wellington Phoenix squad: 1. Mark Paston; 2, Manny Muscat; 3, Tony Lochhead; 4, Brent Griffiths; 6, Tim Brown; 7, Leo Bertos; 8, Paul Ifill; 9, Chris Greenacre; 11, Daniel; 12, Nicky Ward; 13, Niko Tsattalios; 15, Cameron Lindsay; 18, Ben Sigmund; 19, Jimmy Downey; 20, Tony Warner; 21, Dani Sanchez; 22, Andrew Durante; 24 Alex Smith *three to be omitted*

In: Cameron Lindsay (Blackburn Rovers); Alex Smith (Sydney Olympic). Out: Vince Lia (knee, indefinite) Unavailable: Lucas Pantelis (ACL rupture, indefinite); Mirjan Pavlovic (Broken arm, 8 to 10 weeks)

Newcastle Jets squad: 1. Ben Kennedy (gk), 2. Taylor Regan, 4. Nikolai Topor-Stanley, 5. Tiago Calvano, 6. Ben Kantarovski, 7. Kasey Wehrman, 8. Jeremy Brockie, 10. Ruben Zadkovich, 11. Tarek Elrich, 12. Jobe Wheelhouse (c), 13. Sung-Hwan Byun, 14. Labinot Haliti, 15. Chris Payne, 17. James Virgili, 18. Marko Jesic, 19. Matthew Nash, 22. Ali Abbas, 23. Ryan Griffiths

In: 2. Taylor Regan, 15. Chris Payne, 18. Marko Jesic (all promoted) Out: Nil

Game Trends • In their last clash, Wellington defended an early lead to brush past the Jets with a 1-0 win. • Wellington have kept Newcastle scoreless in 6 of their last 10 matches. • Newcastle have come away with a victory only once at Westpac Stadium (1-0, Round 3 2007) • No current Jets player has scored more than 1 goal against the Phoenix. • Chris Greenacre (15) is Wellington's 4th highest ever goal scorer, moving one closer to Tim Brown (17).

Head to Head Record Overall Head-To-Head Record Played 13; Wellington Phoenix FC 8, Newcastle Jets FC 4, Drawn 1 Head-To-Head at this venue Played 7; Wellington Phoenix FC 6, Newcastle Jets FC 1, Drawn 0