Melbourne City beat Brisbane Roar despite an impressive performance from the visitors, while Perth Glory edged out Melbourne Victory.
Bruce Kamau, Mitchell Duke and Scott McDonald got the goals as Western Sydney Wanderers beat neighbours Sydney FC 3-2.
Melbourne City, who won 7-0 on Saturday, remain top of the A-League after Adelaide United could not beat Sydney.
A club-record run of seven consecutive defeats is over for Newcastle Jets, though a 1-1 draw with Perth Glory does neither side much good.
Perth goalkeeper Liam Reddy made nine saves but was not quite able to keep out Sydney FC's winner on Wednesday.
Matt Derbyshire and Macarthur are enjoying a fine start to life in the A-League, with the striker at the double in their latest win.
Leaders Central Coast Mariners were held by Melbourne Victory and Perth Glory saw off Newcastle Jets 2-1 in Saturday's A-League action.
Melbourne Victory stayed four points adrift at the bottom of the A-League after Wellington Phoenix stormed to a 4-1 win.
Western Sydney Wanderers strengthened their grip on second place in the A-League with a comfortable win over Perth Glory.
Central Coast Mariners almost suffered a surprise home loss to Perth Glory, while Brisbane Roar's recent tribulations continued.