Newcastle Jets will seek to earn their third straight win over Wellington Phoenix when the two teams clash at Hunter Stadium in Hyundai A-League 2015/16 round 20 this Saturday 20 February.The Jets and Phoenix have met twice so far this campaign, with Scott Miller’s men emerging victorious on both occasions.
In round 1 Milos Trifunovic scored the winner as Newcastle silenced this ‘Nix in the land of the long white cloud 2-1. In round 15 Trifunovic and Ryan Kitto were among the goalscorers as the Jets soared to a 3-1 win over Ernie Merrick’s men.
However while the Jets’ form in the past few weeks has been sound, Wellington showed in Hyundai A-League round 19 that they will be no easy beats. Indeed, last round Phoenix romped to a 5-2 away win over the high-flying Western Sydney Wanderers, with forward Blake Powell netting a stunning four times in the process.
With both teams eager to continue chasing down the Hyundai A-League’s top six, the stage is set for a classic encounter between the Jets and Phoenix at Hunter Stadium.
Tickets for Saturday afternoon’s match can be pre-purchased here , however for those unable to attend the game in person there are a number of other ways to engage with the match.
Watch Newcastle Jets vs. Wellington Phoenix LIVE on FOX SPORTS 505 at 5:15pm on Saturday.
Listen to Newcastle Jets vs. Wellington Phoenix LIVE on 1233 ABC Newcastle or ABC Grandstand at 5:15pm on Saturday.
Follow LIVE match updates via the club’s official Twitter handle @NewcastleJetsFC . You can also join the conversation using #NEWvWEL.
Pre-game, half time and full time updates will be shared via the club’s official Facebook page .