Fresh from an epic #DistanceDerby, our focus now switches to Newcastle Jets who will be touching down at Macedonia Park on Saturday (kick-off at 7.30pm, tickets HERE).
Another home game means you’ll need another selection of clutch stats, facts and random historical trivia at your fingertips just in case a random stranger calls your football knowledge into question as you make your way to or from work.
That’s why Match File is here…
Glory and the Jets have both won five games so far this season and conceded 21 goals apiece.
The men in purple have scored 17 times to Newcastle’s 15.
Newcastle’s Reno Piscopo is the most fouled player in the league having been challenged illegally on 34 occasions.
Glory’s highest-placed player in this category is Salim Khelifi who has drawn 27 fouls.
Glory’s last win over the Jets came in March 2021, with the five subsequent meetings yielding three draws and two wins for the Jets.
In their 24 overall visits to WA, however, the New South Welshmen have collected maximum points on only three occasions to Glory’s 16.
In-form Glory forward David Williams has scored five times in 20 career appearances against the Jets.
The only team he has scored more often against is Wellington Phoenix (8 goals in 17 appearances).
Six goals have been scored by one of the teams in this fixture on three occasions.
The Jets downed Glory 6-1 in April 2022, while the WA side enjoyed a 6-2 victory in December 2019 and cruised home 6-1 in January 2016.
Glory Head Coach Ruben Zadkovich is a former Newcastle Jets skipper who made 97 A-League appearances for the club across four seasons, scoring six goals in the process.
Diego Castro is the highest overall scorer in this fixture with eight goals.
Adam Taggart is second on the list having found the net seven times while representing both clubs.