Brisbane Roar will host the Newcastle Jets in round 27 of the Australian Football League. The home team takes the field in fourth place, with five points less than the runner-up, which worth the direct qualification for the semi-final of the championship. Newcastle appears in ninth place, with 21 points, less 11 than their next rivals. The game is scheduled to start at 8.30 am.
Newcastle dominated the most recent head-to-head, taking the field in a series of seven consecutive games without losing to Brisbane, including five wins in the process. The clashes between the two teams have been interesting - the last five have resulted in 16 goals, but only two ended with more than 2.5 goals. Playing at home, Brisbane lost four of their last five outings against Newcastle.
The home team comes to the field still dreaming with a direct qualification for the semi-final of the championship, but they know that they should beat Newcastle in their stadium to still alive in the race. The Roars enter the field in a series of two consecutive victories, a mark that they never managed to overcome this season. In the last five games, they won three and lost only one, with only one witnessing more than 2.5 goals.
Newcastle also comes to this game at the best moment of the season, with two consecutive wins and six games without losing, which put an end to an end of eight consecutive matches without victories. Three of the team's last five games witnessed more than 2.5 goals, with the attack in good form - they score 11 goals in the process. Playing away from home the Jets lost three of their last five games.
Brisbane Roar: Nothing to report.
Newcastle Jets: Lachlan Jackson, Noah James and Ben Kantarovski are injured.
Both teams come to this game in a similar form.
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