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Adelaide determined to get last round victory over Newcastle Jets

Adelaide United are determined to finish their season on a high and produce a big win over the Newcastle Jets tonight.

The Reds have endured a horror campaign after playing off in the Grand Final last term but coach Aurelio Vidmar wants to at least have something to show for the season and that is not a bottom-place finish.

"We've put ourselves in the worst possible position so we don't want to finish bottom and the boys are really confident after last week that they can go out and perform and get a win," Vidmar said.

"So all our focus has to be on is performing our duties very well and if we do that we've got a great chance of winning.

"Wherever we finish we finish and that's the way it has been but we can take a lot of confidence from last week going into this game tomorrow.

"It's not going to be an easy game because Newcastle are a very good football side, but certainly we feel that from this week at training that we can go out and perform very well."

Reds skipper Travis Dodd is aware that it will be a tough ask to go to Newcastle and get a win but he wants to take some form into the upcoming Asian Champions League which kicks off on February 23.

"We're going (to Newcastle) for the points. We want to win and finish the season on a high and also keep building momentum for our first Champions League game against Pohang," Dodd said.

"It was a good start for us to get the win last week against Brisbane, it has been a good training week on the paddock and we need to keep working on the things that we've been doing at training in the last couple of weeks and if we can get them to work in the games we should be alright."

Andrew Slevison
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