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So fasten your seatbelt, lower your tray table and we’ll serve you up the first-class preview you need ahead of Round 21.
Saturday will mark Glory’s 27th visit to McDonald Jones Stadium where the club has enjoyed 12 previous wins to the Jets’ 8.
The most recent of those Glory wins, however, came back in December 2018.
Of the players in the Glory squad who have taken 10 or more shots this season, Jack Clisby has the highest percentage on target with 56.3.
Former Newcastle and current Glory forward Adam Taggart has scored six times in his nine appearances against the Jets, but been on the winning side just twice in those games.
Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar are the only teams to have scored fewer goals than the Jets this season.
Arthur Papas’ side have found the net 23 times in 20 games, while conceding 33.
Newcastle’s former Glory ‘keeper, Jack Duncan, has the highest save percentage in the competition this year with 75.6.
Glory’s Cameron Cook currently has a 68.1 save percentage.
The last ten meetings between the two clubs have produced an aggregate of 34 goals.
Those fixtures include a 6-1 win for the Jets in April 2022 and a 6-2 victory for Glory in December 2019.
Diego Castro is the highest overall scorer in this fixture with eight.
Glory’s Spanish import scored more times against the Jets than any other club and McDonald Jones Stadium was his joint-most successful away venue.
There have been no shortage of players who have represented both clubs over the years and a number of them, namely John Koutroumbis, Brandon O’Neill, Callum Timmins, Daniel Stynes, Jack Duncan, Dane Ingham and Adam Taggart, could all feature on Saturday.