Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle Jets: match preview

The Westfield W-League heads to Bankwest Stadium for the first time as Western Sydney Wanderers do battle with Newcastle Jets on Friday evening.

The match – which is part of a double-header with the men's Hyundai A-League team, who face Melbourne City at 7.30pm – will present Dean Heffernan’s side with a big opportunity to make it two-from-two for the season.

The Wanderers got off to a winning start in the opening round, scoring late to overcome Adelaide United 2-1.

And with US international Lynn Williams set to make her debut for the Red and Black, they will take some stopping at their glittering new home.

The Jets made a promising start to their campaign as well, drawing 1-1 with heavyweights Melbourne City on Sunday.

It was the first time the Hunter club have ever taken a point off City and they’ll look to do one better against their NSW rivals.

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Friday, 22 November 2019
Kick-off: 5.00pm AEDT
Venue: Bankwest Stadium
Broadcast: FOX Sports
Stream: MyFootball Live App, Kayo Sports

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Team news

Western Sydney Wanderers FC: 1.Abby SMITH (GK), 2.Alix ROBERTS, 3.Sam STAAB, 4.Caitlin COOPER, 5.Courtney NEVIN, 6.Denise O’SULLIVAN, 7.Amy HARRISON, 8.Erica HALLOWAY, 9.Lynn WILLIAMS, 10.Kyra COONEY-CROSS, 11.Cortnee VINE, 15.Alex HUYNH, 19.Suzi PHONSONGKHAM, 20.Vesna MILIVOJEVIC, 21.Ella MASTRANTONIO, 23.Kristen HAMILTON, 30.Courtney NEWBON (GK).

**two to be omitted**

Ins: 6.Denise O’SULLIVAN (promoted), 9.Lynn WILLIAMS (promoted).

Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 40.Jada WHYMAN (injury – knee)

Newcastle Jets FC: 2.Hannah BREWER, 6.Cassidy DAVIS, 7.Gema SIMON, 9.Tara ANDREWS, 10.Libby COPUS-BROWN, 11.Pana PETRATOS, 12.Tessa TAMPLIN, 13.Lauren ALLAN, 17.Jenna KINGSLEY, 18.Clare WHEELER, 19.Nicki FLANNERY, 20.Claire COELHO (gk), 25.Teigan COLLISTER, 30.Nicole SIMONSEN (gk), 31.Paige KINGSTON-HOGG

 Ins: Nil

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 4.Annabel MARTIN (knee – 1-2 weeks), 8.Sophie NENADOVIC (ankle – 4-6 weeks), 14.Renee POUNTNEY (foot – 1-2 weeks)



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