Hyundai A-League Ins and Outs: Melbourne City v Newcastle Jets

Round 18 of the Hyundai A-League kicks off with an absolute beauty from AAMI Park as the in-form Melbourne City host the high-flying Newcastle Jets on Thursday night.

The Jets are currently in second spot on the Hyundai A-League ladder, one place and four points ahead of City meaning a win for the hosts would open up the race for a top-two spot.

Check out all the squad news below.

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Melbourne City FC v Newcastle Jets

AAMI Park, Melbourne

Kick-Off: 7:50 PM (Local) (7:50 PM AEDT)

Referee: Kurt Ams

MELBOURNE CITY

Ins: 4. Harrison DELBRIDGE (returns from suspension), 11. Bruce KAMAU (promoted), 15. Denis GENREAU (promoted), 21. Ruon TONGYIK (promoted)

Outs: 5. Bart SCHENKEVELD (yellow card accumulation - 1 week), 37. Nathaniel ATKINSON (ankle),

Unavailable: 23. Bruno Fornaroli (ankle)

NEWCASTLE JETS

Ins: 14.Riley MCGREE (return from international duty), 16.Nick COWBURN (return from international duty), 19.Kostsa PETRATOS (promoted)

Outs: 32.Angus THURGATE (omitted)

Unavailable: 8.Ronald VARGAS (ankle – indefinite), 9.Roy O’DONOVAN (groin – 5 weeks)

Riley McGree
Riley McGree could make his first appearance for Newcastle Jets.

Melbourne City FC squad: 1.Dean BOUZANIS (gk), 2.Manny MUSCAT, 3.Scott JAMIESON, 4.Harrison DELBRIDGE, 6.Osama MALIK, 7.Nick FITZGERALD, 10.Dario VIDOSIC, 11.Bruce KAMAU, 13.Stefan MAUK, 14.Daniel ARZANI, 15.Denis GENREAU, 18.Eugene GALEKOVIC (gk), 21.Ruon TONGYIK, 22.Michael JAKOBSEN, 26.Luke BRATTAN, 27.Marcin BUDZINSKI, 34.Connor METCALFE, 44.Ross MCCORMACK

**two to be omitted**

Newcastle Jets squad: 1.Jack DUNCAN (gk), 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Dimitri PETRATOS, 10.Wayne BROWN, 11.Patricio RODRIGUEZ, 13.Ivan VUJICA, 14.Riley MCGREE, 15.Andrew NABBOUT, 16.Nick COWBURN, 17.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI, 19.Kosta PETRATOS, 20.Glen MOSS (gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 24.Joseph CHAMPNESS, 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY

**two to be omitted**