Starting XI: Jets v Victory

Starting line-ups for the Newcastle Jets' Round 23 clash with Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park.

The Newcastle Jets have made a number of changes to their starting XI for tonight's clash with Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park.

Experienced front pairing Emile Heskey and Michael Bridges have both been rested for the fixture.

James Virgili and James Brown will miss the game due to illness, while Sam Gallaway and Zenon Caravella are unavailable due to injuries sustained in Wednesday night's win over Wellington Phoenix.

Bernardo Ribeiro has been called into the squad and will be on the bench for the match.

Newcastle Jets starting XI: 2. Scott Neville, 5. Dominik Ritter, 8. Ruben Zadkovich (c), 12. Josh Brillante, 14. Taylor Regan, 15. Craig Goodwin, 20. Mark Birighitti (gk), 21. Marko Jesic, 22. Adam Taggart, 25. Mitch Cooper, 26. Andrew Hoole. Substitutes: 1. Ben Kennedy (gk), 10. Bernardo Ribeiro, 11. Connor Chapman, 18. Jacob Pepper.

Melbourne Victory starting XI: 3. Adama Traore, 5. Mark Milligan, 6. Leigh Broxham, 10. Archie Thompson, 11. Marco Rojas, 14. Billy Celeski, 23. Adrian Leijer (c), 31. Scott Galloway, 32. Connor Pain, 33. Daniel Mullen, 39. Nathan Coe (gk). Substitutes: 1. Tando Velaphi (gk), 18. Francesco Stella, 21. Spase Dilevski, 26. Andrew Nabbout.