Jets' title credentials on the line

Alex Janovsky on the break against Brisbane Roar last weekend. Picture Anthony Napoli


Three-match test coming up, says Janovsky


MORETON Bay United’s “title credentials” will be put to the test over the next three matches, says midfielder Alex Janovsky.

Jets, second in the PlayStation 4 NPL Queensland with maximum points from two games, travel to third-placed Redlands on Friday, kick-off 7pm.

They then face last season’s runners-up Brisbane Strikers at Wolter Park (kick-off 6pm) on March 19, before a trip to Gold Coast United, currently in fourth, on April 3 (kick-off 3pm).

“We’ve started well,” said Janovsky, “we put the hard work in during the pre-season and it is coming to fruition now.

“Two wins on the trot is good, but we have three hard games coming up. It will be a good test of out title credentials.

“Redlands finished strongly last year and have started this season well. They have good players. We’re in for a tough match.

“If you’re looking for yardstick, Redlands beat Strikers, one of the teams you’d expect to be up the top at the end of the season. Brisbane Roar drew with Strikers and we beat Roar!

“We’ve got to turn up on Friday and do our job.”

Janovsky, who joined Jets from Lions in the summer, is the team’s leading scorer with goals in both matches this season - his second, against Roar, a stunning 30-yard free-kick.

“Top corner, I couldn’t hit it any sweeter,” he said, “it was one of those where you know it’s going in as soon as you hit it.

“I’ve done it a couple of times in the past and it was good to get another goal this week. I said at the start of the season I wanted to get 10, so I’m on track for that.”