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Post match: Okon takes the positives
Post match: Merrick hails outstanding performance
O'Donovan-inspired Jets sink Mariners
Super strike from Petratos
Champness scores on debut
Goals galore in crazy F3 Derby first half
O'Donovan seals first-half hat-trick
Controversial penalty awarded to O'Donovan
Asdrúbal scores inside five minutes
Okon reveals Mariners derby ritual
Central Coast Mariners vs Newcastle Jets: key stats and facts
What an F3 Derby. Here are all the key stats and facts from the 5-1 win for Jets over hosts Mariners on Saturday in Gosford.
- Newcastle Jets posted the most goals (5) and largest win (margin of 4) in an F3 Derby in A-League history.
- Central Coast Mariners were defeated in a Round 1 fixture for the first time since 2011/12 against Brisbane Roar and just the third time in A-League history.
- Newcastle Jets scored two goals within the opening half hour of a game for the first time since April 2016, which was also against the Mariners.
- The Mariners made five shots on target in the first half; the last time they made more was against Sydney FC in November 2012 (7).
- Andrew Nabbout provided two assists, and has now been involved in six of the Jets’ last 10 general play goals (3 goals, 3 assists).
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