Wanderers and Jets in entertaining four-goal draw

Western Sydney Wanderers FC and Newcastle Jets drew 2-2 on Friday night in an entertaining clash at Spotless Stadium. 

  • OFFSIDE GOAL Ikonomidis hits the net but the VAR rules it offside. 
  • WSW GOAL 1-0 Riera converts the penalty after 7 mins.
  • JETS HIT THE BAR Curling set piece from Petratos and Boogard guides his header against the bar on12 mins. 
  • JETS GO CLOSE Ugarkovic smashes a low shot wide of the post as the visitors start to get into the contest. 
  • KEEPER HEADS CLEAR Janjetovic with a brilliant piece of sweeper-keeper work for WSW to deny the on-rushing Jets striker O'Donovan after 22 mins. 
  • END TO END Pato smashes a low shot palmed wide by Janjetovic, Ikonomidis goes close at the other end and Nabbout running onto a ball but fails to beat the keeper with a low shot. 
  • WHAT A SAVE Janjetovic with a spectacular stop from Petratos' deflected shot minutes before the break. 
  • HALF TIME 1-0 As tipped, an open contest. Jets coming back into the game after a slow start but Wanderers with the crucial goal. 
  • BLOW UP Janjetovic and O'Donovan separated after a heated clash in the box. 
  • JETS GOAL 1-1 Petratos with a beautiful curling finish to level the match. 
  • PENALTY AGAINST JETS Topor-Stanley adjudged to have handled in the box by the VAR. 
  • WSW GOAL 2-1 Riera converts after 65 mins. 
  • JETS GOAL 2-2 Barely a minute later and it's 2-2 thanks to some Andrew Nabbout magic. 
  • NO GOAL Hoffman challenges Janjetovic in the box and the ball's spilled into the net. No goal. 
  • WHAT A SAVE  Duncan blocks Risdon's powerful shot. 
  • PATO STRUGGLING Jets dangerman Pato Rodriguez is struggling to run. He's done well tonight. 

GOALS 

Riera (pen) WSW 1-0, 7'

Topor-Stanley into the ref's book after tangling with Carrusca in the box and the Spanish marquee opens the scoring for Wanderers. 

Petratos Jets 1-1, 48'

 Rodriguez finds Petratos in the box and first time on his left boot, Petratos curls it into the top of the net. 

Riera (pen) WSW 2-1, 65'

Topor-Stanley adjudged to have handled in the box by the VAR, and Riera cool as you like slots home low. 

Nabbout Jets 2-2, 66'

The Jets take it from kick off, one touch, two touches and Petratos feeds it to Nabbout who fires an outside-of-the-boot rocket. What a goal! 

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