Roar v Jets: Key Facts

Take a look at some of the key statistics and records as we prepare to face Newcastle Jets on Sunday afternoon at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Brisbane Roar at McDonald Jones Stadium

  • Brisbane Roar are undefeated in their last three trips to Newcastle
  • The Roar have a great record at McDonald Jones Stadium with nine wins, six draws and two defeats at the venue with a goal difference of +1
  • Brisbane hold the record for the largest margin of victory between the two sides, winning 5-0 in January 2006 as well as 4-0 in November 2014. Both matches were played at McDonald Jones Stadium
  • Seven of the Roar's last eight away goals have been scored before half time.

Head-to-head

  • In the 33 times the sides have met, Brisbane lead the ledger with 13 wins
  • The Roar have not lost in their last six meetings at any venue against the Jets
  • Both sides enter the clash with one competition point and both teams drew their opening matches.
  • A 2-1 Brisbane Roar win or 1-0 Newcastle Jets win is the most common scoreline between the two clubs
  • The Roar have scored two or more goals against Newcastle on 12 occasions and have kept seven clean sheet
  • Jamie Maclaren scored in two separate appearances against the Jets in the 2015/16 season

Player Stats

  • Despite coming on as a substitute against Melbourne Victory, Tommy Oar ranks third in the league for crosses
  • Corey Brown's ability to get forward and become dangerous in attack sees him lead the Roar squad in passes in the opposition's half
  • Despite primarily playing as an attacker, Brandon Borrello's ability to assist in defence sees him ranked fourth in the league for attempted tackles with a 100% success rate.
  • Luke DeVere had an incredible return to the Hyundai A-League with that late goal. He also leads the Roar squad in terms of passes (84.3% accuracy) and clearances
  • Jacob Pepper won 100% of the duels he was involved in against the Victory