WEL vs NJ Dream11 Prediction: Newcastle Jets have made a terrible start to the new A-League season with four consecutive defeats leaving them at the foot of the ladder. They have scored in their last three but have been unable to come away with even a point and they will be desperate to get off the mark as they take on Wellington Phoenix. They hosts are also without a win from their two games but they earned their maiden point with a draw against Macarthur last time out. Neither side can be backed with any confidence but with both teams finding the back of the net in five of the six matches between them so far this season Let’s take a look at WEL vs NJ Dream11 Team prediction now.
Date: 24th January, Sunday
Time: 12:40 pm IST
Match: Wellington Phoenix vs Newcastle Jets
Place: WIN Stadium, Wollongong
WEL: D L L L D
NJ: L L L L W
Head to Head (5 Games)
Wellington Phoenix wins: 3
Newcastle Jets wins: 1
Wellington Phoenix Team News
Wellington Phoenix have managed only one point from their first two league games this season and will want to turn their season around. The New Zealand outfit was held to a 1-1 draw by Macarthur FC in its previous game and needs to take it up a notch this weekend.
Injury update, unavailability
Reno Piscopo picked up a calf injury earlier this month and has been ruled out. Alex Rufer is suspended.
WEL Playing 11 & Subs (probable)
Stefan Marinovic, Joshua Laws, Luke DeVere, James McGarry, Tim Payne, Cameron Devlin, Alex Rufer, Clayton Lewis, Ulises Davila, Tomer Hemed, David Ball
Subs (probable): Smit, Driouech, Llanez
Newcastle Jets Team News
Newcastle Jets have also endured a miserable start to their A-League campaign and have registered four consecutive losses on the trot. The Australian side is rooted to the bottom of the table at the moment and is in desperate need of a victory. Newcastle Jets have managed only 12 victories against Wellington Phoenix and will have to be at their best in this match.
Injury update, unavailability
Newcastle outfit has no discernible injury concerns ahead of the game this weekend.
NJ Playing 11 & Subs (probable)
Jack Duncan, Nigel Boogaard, Nikolai Topor-Stanley , Johnny Koutroumbis, Steven Ugarkovic, Angus Thurgate, Ramy Najjarine, Connor O’Toole, Jason Hoffman, Valentino Yuel, Roy O’Donovan
Subs (probable): Bakari, Damascanrou, Efmorfidis
Let’s take a look at the WEL vs NJ dream 11 prediction for today’s football match
Defenders: O’Toole, Boogaard, Laws
Midfielders: Najjarine, Ugarkovic, Devlin, Lewis
Forwards: Yuel, Ball, Davila
Valentino Yuel: Yuel has 2 goals and a total of 7 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 27%. He had a total of 11 big chances.
Roy O’Donovan: O’Donovan has 4 goals and a total of 12 shots on goals last season. This results in a goal conversion rate of 24.61%. He had a total of 19 big chances.
Ben Halloran: Halloran has 4 goals and a total of 19 shots on goals last season. This results in a goal conversion rate of 29.67%. He had a total of 12 big chances.
Clayton Lewis: He has total of 1 goal and a total of 4 shots on goals. He has a goal conversion rate of 21.32%. He had a total of 4 big chances.
Who will win WEL vs NJ Today Match Prediction Football
For this match, we think that Newcastle United Jets have enough to score against this Wellington Phoenix lineup, although it may not be enough to avoid a loss. Our selection here is for a very close game with an advantage for Wellington Phoenix when all is said and done. Looking forward to seeing how this one unfolds. At the end, we predict a 2-1 win for the hosts in WEL vs NJ today match prediction.