Hyundai A-League friendly matches update

Newcastle Jets soar over Melbourne City, Wellington take Mariners to school and a big win for Perth Glory. Here’s your Hyundai A-League friendly matches update as the new season draws ever closer.

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The Jets took on an understrength City in Ballarat on Sunday and scored twice in each half to emerge convincing 4-0 winners over John van ‘t Schip’s troops.

Dane Morten Nordstrand finished with a brace for the manager-less Jets, with Andrew Nabbout and Kristian Brymora scoring the other goals.

It was a fifth straight pre-season win for Newcastle, who will back up this Saturday in Cessnock for a clash with Western Sydney Wanderers.

While it was a heavy defeat for City, it will be a very different starting XI which takes on the Wanderers in their Westfield FFA Cup quarter-final at AAMI Park on Wednesday night.

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