VIDEO: Highlights from 2-1 win by Wellington Phoenix against Newcastle Jets

A 2-1 win against Newcastle Jets has given the Wellington Phoenix a two-point lead in the men’s A-League.

Captain Alex Rufer put the Nix ahead in the fifth minute — his third goal in as many games — when he converted from the penalty spot.

The Jets drew level through Trent Buhaglar with 10 minutes to go at McDonald Jones Stadium.

However, substitute Oskar Zawada, playing his first game in six weeks, scored the winner with three minutes of normal time left.

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Main photo: Phoenix goalkeeper Alex Paulsen made several crucial saves during the match.

Match highlights

Oskar Zawada’s post-match interview


Game played on Saturday January 27, 2024

Newcastle Jets 1 (Trent Buhaglar 80′)
Wellington Phoenix 2
(Alex Rufer 5′ pen, Oskar Zawada 87′)


Table at 11.30pm (NZT) Saturday January 27.

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