Two goals from veteran striker Besart Berisha helped Western United claim a 3-1 victory over Melbourne Victory in their A-League derby.
Adam Le Fondre tormented Brisbane Roar while Western Sydney Wanderers' slump continued in the A-League.
Perth Glory recaptured the form of last season's A-League as Tony Popovic's team swatted aside Melbourne City at AAMI Park.
Adelaide United let a lead slip at home to Wellington Phoenix, while Adam Le Fondre inspired Sydney FC against Western United.
Newcastle Jets outlasted Western Sydney Wanderers, while Brisbane Roar were too good for Central Coast Mariners in the A-League.
Melbourne Victory snapped a four-game winless run in the A-League with a 1-0 victory over Perth Glory in Friday's clash at AAMI Park.
The City Football Group is now valued at $4.8billion after selling a lucrative stake to technology investment firm Silver Lake.
Giancarlo Gallifuoco scored as A-League strugglers Central Coast Mariners defeated Western United 1-0, ending a long wait for a clean sheet.
Adelaide United are up to third in the A-League after beating Melbourne Victory 3-1, while second-placed Sydney FC won 3-1 at Perth Glory.
Melbourne City beat Western Sydney Wanderers in a lively game at Bankwest Stadium thanks to a couple of goals from Jamie Maclaren.