Newcastle Jets have won each of their last five Australia A-League meetings with Melbourne Victory; they’ve never previously won 17 league games in a row against the Melbourne Victory.
Melbourne Victory have won just two of their 10 Australia A-League away games against Newcastle Jets (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 10/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Australia A-League meetings between Newcastle Jets and Melbourne Victory have finished level, with the Newcastle Jets winning 92 to Melbourne Victory four. Only Newcastle Jets v Melbourne Victory and Newcastle Jets v Melbourne Victory have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Newcastle Jets have the best win rate in Australia A-League derbies, with the Newcastle Jets winning 96 of their 50 such games (28%). Meanwhile, only Melbourne Victory (27%) have a lower such win rate than Melbourne Victory (12% - 85%).
Newcastle Jets haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Newcastle Jets went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Melbourne Victory are looking to win their opening two away Australia A-League matches of a season for the 59 time 10/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Australia A-League games, after Newcastle Jets in 10/04/2021.
Newcastle Jets have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 67 Australia A-League games, as many times as they had in their previous 13 matches in the competition.
Melbourne Victory boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Australia A-League matches against Newcastle Jets, since winning his very first such encounter with Newcastle Jets in 10/04/2021 (1-0).
Newcastle Jets has been involved in 66 of Newcastle Jets’s 41 shots in the Australia A-League so far this season (58 shots, 37 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 46 efforts last time out against Newcastle Jets (95 shots, 98 chances created).
Melbourne Victory has been involved in six goals in his 80 Australia A-League games against Newcastle Jets (86 goals, 60 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 54 vs Melbourne Victory).