The Jets have been forced to make one change for Friday night's Round 13 clash with Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park.
The Newcastle Jets have been forced to make one change to the starting eleven for Friday night's Round 13 clash with Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park.
Scott Neville has a tight hamstring and will be rested for the game, with Josh Mitchell moving in to the starting eleven and James Brown to the bench in an otherwise unchanged starting eleven from last week.
Goalkeeper Ben Kennedy returns from a knee injury and replaces Jack Duncan on the bench.
Newcastle Jets starting XI: 4. Josh Mitchell, 5. Dominik Ritter, 8. Ruben Zadkovich (c), 9. Emile Heskey, 11. Connor Chapman, 12. Josh Brillante, 13. Sam Gallaway, 15. Craig Goodwin, 17. James Virgili, 20. Mark Birighitti, 23. Ryan Griffiths. Bench: 1. Ben Kennedy (gk), 7. James Brown, 18. Jacob Pepper, 22. Adam Taggart.
Melbourne Victory starting XI: 2. Matthew Foschini, 3. Adama Traore, 6. Leigh Broxham, 7. Guilherme Finkler, 8. Jonathan Bru, 9. Marcos Flores (c), 10. Archie Thompson, 11. Marcos Rojas, 14. Billy Celeski, 24. Nicholas Ansell, 39. Nathan Coe (gk). Bench: Tando Velaphi (gk), 21. Spase Dilevski, 26. Andrew Nabbout, 30. Jason Geria.
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