Macarthur trail A-League leaders Central Coast Mariners by a point following their 1-0 win over Sydney FC.
Melbourne Victory climbed off the foot of the A-League table, leapfrogging Wellington Phoenix with a 2-0 triumph.
Melbourne Victory are rooted to the foot of the A-League table after Wellington Phoenix grabbed a point against Western Sydney Wanderers.
Matt Simon was on the receiving end of a red-card challenge before getting the breakthrough at Wellington for Central Coast Mariners.
Sydney FC moved third in the A-League with a win over Wellington Phoenix, who have just four points from five games.
Central Coast Mariners and Melbourne City both had ambitions to go top of the A-League table checked by defeats on Sunday.
Roy O'Donovan scored his 50th A-League goal as Newcastle Jets halted a run of four straight defeats by beating Wellington Phoenix.
Alex Rufer was controversially sent off in the Wellington Phoenix's draw against Macarthur.
Sydney FC started the defence of their A-League title with a 2-1 win over Wellington Phoenix, while Brisbane Roar got their first victory.
Newcastle Jets finished their A-League campaign with an impressive victory over Wellington Phoenix, who go into the elimination finals.