Dec 8, 2013 at 6am UK at ​Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
VictoryMelbourne Victory
1-2
Newcastle JetsNewcastle Jets
Troisi (51')
Leijer (29'), Guilherme (90')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Burns (44', 67')

Result: Newcastle Jets edge out Melbourne Victory

Result: Jets edge out Melbourne Victory
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Nathan Burns strikes twice as Newcastle Jets edge out the challenge of Melbourne Victory 2-1 in the A-League.

Newcastle Jets have secured a hard-fought 2-1 win at Melbourne Victory in the A-League.

The encounter looked poised to be headed for a half-time stalemate, only for Nathan Burns to pounce for the visitors and fire Jets into the lead on 44 minutes.

Jets did not boast the advantage for long, as James Troisi levelled matters six minutes into the second half.

However, Burns was on hand once more to edge his team ahead in the contest and, despite the best efforts of Victory, the hosts failed to restore parity and Gary van Egmond's men held out for the win.

Adam Taggart of the Jets celebrates a goal during the round four A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Central Coast Mariners at Hunter Stadium on November 2, 2013
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