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A-League: Jet struggles to check reality with a big pre-season loss to Sydney FC | Newcastle Herald

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Newcastle Jets received a harsh reality check from the rampant Sydney FC in a pre-season friendly match at Macquarie University on Tuesday. In the first match against A-League opponents, the experienced Sky Blues defeated the new look of Jets outfits. Jets played in a closed room for 45 minutes, scoring goals for Elvis Kamsoba and Max Burgess, and then drew 2-0 on the first break. Marquee men Adam Le Fondre and Kosta Barbarouses netted in the second phase to double Sydney’s advantage before Trent Buerger completed the rout. Senior defender Jordan Elsey and Spanish midfielder Mario Alquez did not appear in the Jets. After the disappointing 2020-21 campaign that Jets avoided the wooden spoon, new coach Arthur Papas overhauled the roster and welcomed 15 newcomers. The limit was unable to test itself against the opposition team. After relaxing the public health order last week, they performed two modified tests against Broadmeadow Magic at the Northern NSW Club and won comfortably. But it was a big step against heavyweight Sydney, who defeated MacArthur 5-0. Jets will face APIA Leichhardt and MacArthur before the FFA Cup qualifying against Western United on November 13th in Melbourne. On November 21st, we will launch an A-League campaign with the Central Coast at McDonald’s Jones Stadium. The Mariners beat MacArthur 3-1. In a friendly match on Tuesday. News: Our journalists are working hard to bring the latest news in the region to the community. To continue to access trusted content:

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A-League: Jet struggles to check reality with a big pre-season loss to Sydney FC | Newcastle Herald

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