• Newcastle Jets have won just one of their last eight A-League games against Wellington, but this came in their last meeting (2-1 in Feb 2013).
  • Newcastle have suffered seven defeats away from home in the A-League against Wellington – versus no other side have they lost more.
  • Newcastle Jets have drawn a blank in front of goal so far this season and are the only side in the A-League yet to find the net in 2013-14.
  • Gary Van Egmond’s side have attempted just four shots on target in their two games so far; another league-low.
  • Wellington have both scored and conceded a goal in seven of their last eight A-League matches.
  • Wellington Phoenix have lost two successive A-League home games. They have never lost three in a row at home in the competition.
  • Newcastle Jets have gone six games without a win in the A-League (L4 D2) – their longest such run in the competition since September 2010 (11 games, inc. playoffs).
  • Mark Birighitti has been forced in to making more saves than any other goalkeeper in the A-League this season (11).