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Key Events

90' + 2'
Baró
Yellow Card
90'
D. Petratos
Goal
86'
N. Cowburn
B. Kantarovski
81'
J. Champness
Goal
79'
J. Champness
A. Nabbout
77'
L. Rose
A. Golec
77'
J. Bingham
Asdrúbal
67'
T. Buhagiar
K. Appiah-Kubi
61'
A. Nabbout
Yellow Card
61'
W. Brown
R. Vargas
45' + 2'
J. Rose
Yellow Card
45' + 1'
S. Ugarković
Yellow Card
42'
D. Georgievski
Yellow Card
38'
R. O'Donovan
Goal
28'
R. O'Donovan
Goal
9'
R. O'Donovan
Goal
5'
Asdrúbal
Goal
Kick Off
3
2
3
3

Stats

Possession
% %
7
2
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 5 7
Total Passes 512 299

Commentary

FULL TIME - The final whistle sounds and the Jets have posted their first A-League win since late January and what a big win it was, as they beat their rival, the Central Coast Mariners 5-1 in the F3 Derby. O'Donovan was brilliant today, scoring three first half goals.
Baró
Yellow Card
Central Coast Mariners
90' + 2' YELLOW CARD MARINERS - Alan Baró goes into the ref's book after an ill timed challenge on O'Donovan.
90' We have three minutes of additional time to play for the match.
D. Petratos
Goal
Newcastle Jets
90' GOAL JETS - O'Donovan kicks it into the box for Petratos, who lobs it past Glover hitting the inside side netting to make it a 5-1 lead over the Mariners.
88' The Jets will find themselves at the top of the ladder at the conclusion of this game, with three more games to play for the conclusion of the first round.
N. Cowburn
B. Kantarovski
Newcastle Jets
86' SUBSTITUTION JETS - The Jets make their third and final change with Ben Kantarovski running off the ground, as he is replaced by Nicholas Chad Cowburn.
85' The Jets are chasing a fifth goal, as Georgievski fires in a shot but it is wide of the mark.
83' The Mariners will go into the rooms shell-shocked after the game, as what was a promising start to the game, has turned into a nightmare finish.
J. Champness
Goal
Newcastle Jets
81' GOAL JETS - O'Donovan sends it through to Champness, 10m from the box, he wiggles his way into the box. He goes to pull the trigger but his shot is blocked, but the ball stays with him as he slides it past Glover and he scores his first A-League goal on debut. The Jets lead the Mariners 4-1.
J. Champness
A. Nabbout
Newcastle Jets
79' SUBSTITUTION JETS - Andrew Nabbout comes off to a round of applause and he is replaced by debutant Joseph Champness.
L. Rose
A. Golec
Central Coast Mariners
77' SUBSTITUTION MARINERS - The Mariners make their third and final change with Anthony Golec heading off for an early shower, being replaced by Liam Rose.
J. Bingham
Asdrúbal
Central Coast Mariners
77' SUBSTITUTION MARINERS - Félix Asdrúbal Padrón Hernández's night is done as he is replaced by Josh Bingham.
75' Petratos with the step over as he crosses the ball into the box for Nabbout, but he is unable to get to the ball.
73' Asdrubal has been blocked off illegally by Topor-Stanley, just outside the box. The ref awards the resulting free kick.
71' It has been a great turnout with just over 12,000 fans in attendance.
69' Asdrubal hangs onto Georgievski, tugging at his guernsey and dragging him back. The Jets fans ask for a yellow card and it is not given.
T. Buhagiar
K. Appiah-Kubi
Central Coast Mariners
67' SUBSTITUTION MARINERS - The Mariners make their first change of the match and it is a like for like replacement with Kwabena Appiah-Kubi jumping onto the pine and being replaced byTrent Buhagiar.
65' Josh Rose puts on the afterburners to gather possession for the Mariners and look for a link up player in attack.
63' The Jets are looking for a fourth goal to put this game beyond doubt.
A. Nabbout
Yellow Card
Newcastle Jets
61' YELLOW CARD JETS - Nabbout goes into the ref's book after a late challenge in the middle of the ground.
W. Brown
R. Vargas
Newcastle Jets
61' SUBSTITUTION JETS - The Jets make the first change of the match, with Ronald Alejandro Vargas making way for Aranguren Wayne Brown.
59' The Mariners are looking to the bench to find some fresh legs to inject into the game. It won't be long before they make a change.
57' Pain maneuvers himself into the box, he takes a shot on goal, but he ran out of space and Duncan dives on the ball as if it were a grenade.
54' The Jets continue to make up ground on the stats as they keep holding the possession.
52' The Mariners just need to get another goal on the board, to give them a much needed boost of confidence.
50' Nabbout takes it into the box, he is one on one with Glover and he slides it past him. He looks to the sideline and the offside flag was up. No goal has been paid.
48' The Jets have pretty much started off the second half the way they finished off the first half.
46' SECOND HALF - We are back under way for the second half, as the Jets kick off to get us back under way.
HALF TIME - We have been treated to a fantastic first half and the Jets go into the half time break holding a 3-1 lead over the Mariners.
J. Rose
Yellow Card
Central Coast Mariners
45' + 2' YELLOW CARD MARINERS - Joshua Rose is also going into the ref's book after he continues to antogonise Ugarkovic.
S. Ugarković
Yellow Card
Newcastle Jets
45' + 1' YELLOW CARD JETS - Ugarković is awarded a yellow card after a late challenge on Josh Rose.
45' We have three minutes of stoppage time remaining in the first half.
44' De Silva has been very prominent in the last couple of minutes or so.
D. Georgievski
Yellow Card
Newcastle Jets
42' YELLOW CARD JETS - Asdrubal goes down inside the box and he appeals for a penalty. None is given. Georgievski goes up to him and knocks him down and is awarded a yellow card for the Jets.
40' The band make their way around the ground as they look to drum up some support for the Mariners, who need it at the moment.
R. O'Donovan
Goal
Newcastle Jets
38' GOAL JETS - Nabbout feeds the ball into the box looking for O'Donovan, who heads it past Glover and into the back of the net. O'DONOVAN HAS A HAT TRICK! The Jets hold an impressive 3-1 lead over the Mariners.
36' The Mariners need to be really careful, as they are risking being blown out of the game in the first half.
34' Nabbout finds O'Donovan, who is one on one with Glover, slipping it past him, but the flag is up for offside and O'Donovan is denied his hat trick.
32' The Jets are really growing in confidence at the moment, which is a very dangerous sign for the Mariners.
30' Even though the Mariners have had the bulk of the play, it is the Jets that find themselves ahead of the Mariners on the scoreboard.
R. O'Donovan
Goal
Newcastle Jets
28' GOAL JETS -  Nabbout has the ball deep inside attack, as Glover comes off his line. Nabbout tips it over to O'Donovan who lobs it over the top of the Mariners defence to hit the back of the net. O'Donovan has a brace and the Jets lead the Mariners 2-1.
26' The game is predominantly being played inside the attacking half of the Central Coast Mariners.
24' The Mariners have had 59.4% of the possession to 40.6% for the Jets.
22' Boogaard has a shot on goal and it is blocked by Glover, it rebounds back to him and Boogaard takes another shot, with Glover making the diving save.
20' Roy O'Donovan would clearly be the most unpopular man on the ground at the moment, after he left the club at the end of last season.
18' Asdrubal fires in a shot at goal as Duncan spills the ball, but the Jets defenders end up conceding the corner kick.
17' The Jets are clearly trying to slow down the pace of the game at the moment, with the Mariners coming at them hard.
15' There are a few sloppy challenges from both teams at the moment, as some heat comes into the game.
13' It seems that we have gone back to the way the game was being played before the Jets goal, with the Mariners having most of the play inside their attacking half.
11' The Mariners realise that this is now a reset, with their lead quickly diminished by their former player, O'Donovan.
R. O'Donovan
Goal
Newcastle Jets
9' PENALTY GOAL JETS - Baro brings down O'Donovan just inside the box and the ref immediately points to the spot. O'Donovan takes the kick and he places it away to the right, above the diving Glover for a goal. The scores are level at 1-1.
7' Finally, the Jets send it into attack for the first time in the game. Can they make something out of it?
Asdrúbal
Goal
Central Coast Mariners
5' GOAL MARINERS - Hiariej brings in the corner, which is poorly defended by the Jets, as Asdrúbal rises up, but the ball dribbles off his right thigh and bounces past Duncan and into the net. The Mariners lead the Jets 1-0. 
4' The Jets are struggling to have an impact in attack at the moment. Things will need to change quickly.
2' The Mariners with a quick fire start to the game, testing Duncan out early, thanks to a sneaky pass from Baro, allowing Pain a shot on goal.
1' FIRST HALF - The Mariners kick off and we are under way.
TEAMS - NEWCASTLE JETS (4-2-3-1)  STARTING XI - Duncan (GK); Georgievski, Boogaard, Topor-Stanley, Vujica; Ugarkovic, Kantarovski; Nabbout, Vargas, Petratos; O'Donovan.  SUBSTITUTIONS - Moss (GK), Brown, Cowburn, Jackson, Champness. 
TEAMS - CENTRAL COAST MARINERS (4-2-3-1)  STARTING XI - Glover (GK); McGing, Baro, Golec,  Josh Rose; Hiariej, Brama; Appiah-Kubi, De Silva, Pain; Asdrubal.  SUBSTITUTIONS - Kennedy (GK), Buhagiar, Berry, Liam Rose, Bingham. 
The Jets failed to score a goal in their last five A-League games, conceding 14 goals in the same period. They will be looking for major improvement in this department.
The Mariners showed improvement last season and will be looking to add to that improvement, in the F3 Derby.
Welcome to Central Coast Stadium for the match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Newcastle Jets.
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