Heart draws with Jets

Melbourne Heart FC have fought out a 3-3 draw in a six-goal thriller with the Newcastle Jets AAMI Park this evening.

Melbourne Heart FC have fought out a 3-3 draw in a six-goal thriller with the Newcastle Jets AAMI Park this evening.

Heart led 2-0 at half time through early goals from Richard Garcia and a penalty from Josip Tadic, but Jets brought the scoreline to 2-2 after Craig Goodwin pulled a goal back and Ruben Zadkovich beat Clint Bolton with a superb strike from distance.

Garcia grabbed another to hand Heart a 3-2 lead with 19 minutes remaining, before a late Ryan Griffiths penalty saw both sides share the spoils.

Newcastle Jets 3 (Goodwin 55-, Zadkovich 64-, Griffiths 87-) Melbourne Heart 3 (Garcia 1- 71-, Tadic 5-)

Match report to follow...