After scoring just once in 12 A-League games, Alexander Meier left Western Sydney Wanderers.
Wellington Phoenix and Perth Glory enhanced their play-off chances with wins while Melbourne City drew at Brisbane Roar.
Western Sydney Wanderers picked up their first A-League win since October by holding on to beat Adelaide United 3-2 in a dramatic match.
Western Sydney Wanderers' winless streak was extended to seven games after Aaron Calver scored an equaliser to earn Western United a point.
Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne Victory sit outside the top six after poor showings on Saturday, but Sydney FC are on the march.
Adam Le Fondre tormented Brisbane Roar while Western Sydney Wanderers' slump continued in the A-League.
Newcastle Jets outlasted Western Sydney Wanderers, while Brisbane Roar were too good for Central Coast Mariners in the A-League.
Melbourne City beat Western Sydney Wanderers in a lively game at Bankwest Stadium thanks to a couple of goals from Jamie Maclaren.
Western United leapfrogged Western Sydney Wanderers into second, while Perth Glory rescued a late draw against Newcastle Jets.
Alessandro Diamanti and Scott McDonald inspired Western United to a fine win, while the Wanderers were made to toil against Brisbane Roar.