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Key Events

90' + 2'
C. Devlin
Yellow Card
85'
L. Ivanovic
S. de Jong
81'
C. Devlin
D. De Silva
73'
J. Hoffman
Red Card
68'
J. Champness
Jair
66'
K. Sheppard
R. Vargas
44'
N. Boogaard
Own Goal
29'
M. Zullo
Yellow Card
24'
A. Calver
Yellow Card
7'
B. Warland
J. Tratt
Kick Off
3
3
2
1

Stats

Possession
% %
6
6
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 1
Total Passes 524 363

Commentary

FULL TIME: SYDNEY FC 1 NEWCASTLE JETS 0 - The Sky Blues have run out 1-0 winners after a first half own goal from Boogaard. The second half had many ups and downs from both teams, but in the end, the scores were unchanged from the half time scores. 
90' + 4' The Sky Blues are just playing for time. They have the edge with the 1-0 lead over the Jets and just need to hang on.
C. Devlin
Yellow Card
Sydney
90' + 2' YELLOW CARD SKY BLUES - Devlin with a strong challenge in the middle of the ground and the referee awards him with a yellow card.
90' We have four minutes of additional time to play for the match.
89' Petratos is inside the box on a difficult angle. He pulls the trigger on goal and Redmayne makes the save.
87' Ivanovic takes on Ugarkovic, as he threads it through to Le Fondre, who stops the ball, he pulls the trigger on goal and kicks it into Moss, making the save.
L. Ivanovic
S. de Jong
Sydney
85' SUBSTITUTION SKY BLUES - Third and final change for the Sky Blues as de Jong is replaced by Ivanovic.
83' There is just nothing happening for the Jets, as the Sky Blues are dictating terms of the game to the Jets.
C. Devlin
D. De Silva
Sydney
81' SUBSTITUTION SKY BLUES - The Sky Blues make their second change of the match as De Silva's game is done and Devlin is inserted into his position.
79' Time is fast becoming a factor that is playing against the Jets.
77' The Sky Blues are away as Le Fondre calls for the ball, but the flag is up for offside.
75' A hard task has become twice as hard for the Jets, as they are now down to 10 men.
J. Hoffman
Red Card
Newcastle Jets
73' RED CARD JETS - Hoffman is brought down by Brosque, as he continues to kick the ball off the ground and almost brings down O'Neill with an attempted trip. The referee steps in and awards an instant red card.
72' The Sky Blues are starting to feel the pressure around the ground. They may need to make a change to inject some speed into their squad.
70' The Jets have a bit of a spring in their step at the moment. They need to find a way past Redmayne.
J. Champness
Jair
Newcastle Jets
68' SUBSTITUTION JETS - Fresh attacking options for the Jets as Jair is off and Champness runs onto the ground.
K. Sheppard
R. Vargas
Newcastle Jets
66' SUBSTITUTION JETS - The Jets make their first change as as Vargas makes way for Sheppard.
65' The Jets are preparing a change on the sidelines.
63' It appears as though the Sky Blues are looking for the explanation point in this one.
61' Petratos with a bullet at goal, but Redmayne sacrifices himself to go out and make the save.
60' Changes would be imminent for the Jets, as we approach the final half an hour of the match.
58' A great ball from Zullo into the box, as Le Fondre with a nice first touch, he sends is over the crossbar with his second touch.
56' Hoffman arrives at the back post but he does not meet the header well and Redmayne is able to cover the ball and make the save.
54' The Sky Blues are once again starting to take control of the match. The Jets need to turn this around and do it quickly.
52' O'Donovan is lurking dangerously inside their attacking half. Could he start having an impact in this one?
50' Calver brings down Jair inside the attacking half for the Jets. Calver is already on a yellow. He is able to get away without punishment this time.
48' Jair fires one for goal and it is across the face and flashes past Redmayne, going out of play.
46' SECOND HALF - We are back under way as the Sky Blues kick off to get us back under way.
HALF TIME: SYDNEY FC 1 NEWCASTLE JETS 0 - The Sky Blues go into the half time break with a deserved lead of 1-0 over the Jets. An error from Boogaard which found the back of the net for the Sky Blues, in the 44th minute. The Sky Blues have been the more dominant of the two teams but the Jets were not without their chances on goal in the first half.
45' We have two minutes of additional time to play for the first half.
N. Boogaard
Own Goal
Newcastle Jets
44' OWN GOAL JETS (Nigel Boogaard) Sydney FC 1 Newcastle Jets 0 - O'Neill threads it through for the run of Brosque inside the box, but Boogaard sticks his leg out, with Moss running off his spot but the Boogaard kick finds the back of the net, unfortunately for the Jets, it is an own goal.
42' Sydney FC have had 80% of the possession in the last few minutes.
40' De Silva looks like he is really struggling on his right hand side. He goes down, requesting some treatment.
38' The Sky Blues are taking control and are starting to look very dangerous.
36' Calver completely miscues it inside attack, but all is not lost for the Sky Blues, as they have a throw in, deep inside their attacking half.
34' Both teams have had their opportunities on goal in the last few minutes.
32' De Silva is clear as he is one on one with Moss, he slides it for goal, but ut doesn't have enough weight on it and Ugarkovic clears it off the line.
31' Jair with a looping shot on goal, forcing Redmayne to pop it up over the crossbar.
M. Zullo
Yellow Card
Sydney
29' YELLOW CARD SKY BLUES - Zullo with a strong challenge in the middle of the ground, as the referee steps in raises the yellow card.
28' O'Neill has been put under pressure by Jair, but the referee advises it was too much pressure and he awards the free kick to the Sky Blues.
26' Boogaard continues to rack up the possessions, as he clears the ball away from the defensive half.
A. Calver
Yellow Card
Sydney
24' YELLOW CARD SKY BLUES - Calver is awarded a yellow card after a late challenge.
22' Former Sky Blue and Socceroo, Brett Emerton has been spotted in the crowd, obviously lending his support to his former team.
20' Le Fondre strikes it at goal forcing Moss to make a full stretched save, pushing the ball over the crossbar.
18' Brosque with a strike on goal but Boogaard throws in the boot to thwart the attempt on goal for the Sky Blues.
16' The game is being played across the middle of the ground.
14' The Sky Blues are starting to turn things around as they start to pile on the pressure in the middle.
12' O'Donovan gets away from Redmayne, as he looks to slide it through to goal, but he almost loses his footing and hits the side of the net.
11' The Jets have started the game off well and are showing they want to still be in the finals hunt.
9' The Sky Blues have a winning record of over 60% against the Jets, which is the best of any of their records against other A-League teams.
B. Warland
J. Tratt
Sydney
7' SUBSTITUTION SKY BLUES - The Sky Blues have their hand forced as they make an early change, with Tratt succumbing to a groin injury and making way for  Warland.
6' Play has been held up as Tratt is looking in all sorts of trouble on the sidelines.
4' This is a must win game for the Jets, who are now 10 points away from the top six.
2' Le Fondre with a bullet at goal and Moss dives to his right to make the save.
1' FIRST HALF - The Jets kick off and we are under way.
Newcastle (4-2-3-1): Moss (GK); Hoffman, Topor-Stanley, Boogaard, Koutroumbis; Ridenton, Ugarkovic; Jair, Vargas, Petratos; O'Donovan. Subs: Italiano (GK), Champness, Sheppard, Vujica, Cowburn.
Sydney (4-2-3-1): Redmayne (GK); Zullo, Wilkinson, Calver, Tratt; O'Neill, Caceres; De Silva, Brosque, de Jong; Le Fondre. Subs: Cisak (GK), Ngoy, Devlin, Warland, Ivanovic. 
Lets take a look at how they line up. 
Newcastle have only won three of their 13 matches and they are currently 10 points outside of the top six. It's an understatement to say they need a win. 
Sydney have won 8 of their 13 matches and a win keeps them equal with Melbourne Victory on 29 points. 
Good evening and welcome to Jubilee Stadium for tonight's clash between Sydney FC and the Newcastle Jets. 
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