Starting XI: Sydney FC v Newcastle Jets

Find out the starting line-ups for the A-League season opener between Sydney FC and the Newcastle Jets at Allianz Stadium.

Below are the starting line-ups for Friday night's A-League season opener between Sydney FC and the Newcastle Jets at Allianz Stadium.

Newcastle Jets starting XI: 1. Mark BIRIGHITTI, 2. Scott NEVILLE, 4. Kew JALIENS, 6. Zenon CARAVELLA, 8. Ruben ZADKOVICH, 10. Nathan BURNS, 11. Craig GOODWIN, 12. Connor CHAPMAN, 17. James VIRGILI, 21. Sam GALLAWAY, 22. Adam TAGGART.

Substitutes: 7. Andrew HOOLE, 15. Josh BRILLANTE, 16. Jacob PEPPER, 18. James BROWN, 20. Ben KENNEDY (GK).

Sydney FC starting XI: 2. Sebastian RYALL, 3. Marc WARREN, 6. Nikola PETKOVIC, 8. Pedj BOJIC, 10. Alessandro DEL PIERO, 11. Richard GARCIA, 16. Joel CHIANESE, 19. Nick CARLE, 20. Vedran JANJETOVIC (GK), 22. Ali ABBAS, 28. Matthew THOMPSON

Substitutes: 1. Ivan NECEVSKI (GK), 5. Matthew JURMAN, 14. Mitch MALLIA, 23. Rhyan GRANT, 27. Chris NAUMOFF.