A-League leaders Central Coast Mariners moved four points clear at the summit as they downed Perth Glory on Tuesday.
Macarthur trail A-League leaders Central Coast Mariners by a point following their 1-0 win over Sydney FC.
Melbourne Victory fought back from 3-1 down to draw level with 10-man Western United, only to concede a stoppage-time winner.
Perth Glory have won three straight games and are within striking distance of the leaders after defeating Brisbane Roar.
Melbourne Victory climbed off the foot of the A-League table, leapfrogging Wellington Phoenix with a 2-0 triumph.
Sydney FC won last year's A-League title but the runners-up, Melbourne City, got a small measure of revenge for their Grand Final defeat.
Melbourne Victory are rooted to the foot of the A-League table after Wellington Phoenix grabbed a point against Western Sydney Wanderers.
Western United were too good for Macarthur in the A-League with Besart Berisha in fine form at Mars Stadium.
A-League leaders Central Coast Mariners were condemned to defeat by three Tomi Juric penalties for Adelaide United.
Matt Simon was on the receiving end of a red-card challenge before getting the breakthrough at Wellington for Central Coast Mariners.