Central Coast Mariners beat Melbourne Victory 3-2 to claim their first win since beating the same opposition in January.
Veteran Irish striker Roy O'Donovan made the difference with a deft finish, his fourth goal for the Newcastle Jets since a January move.
Jamie Maclaren's 19th goal of the season helped Melbourne City defeat Sydney FC 2- 0 on Saturday.
Western Sydney Wanderers gave their A-League Finals hopes a boost by beating 10-man Wellington Phoenix.
Kristian Opseth scored one and set up another two as Adelaide United beat Perth Glory in thrilling fashion.
Goals from Scott McDonald and Matthew Ridenton earned Warren Moon his first win as Brisbane Roar coach.
Central Coast Mariners were denied a win when Simon Cox scored a late header in Monday's A-League meeting.
Wellington Phoenix were held by Adelaide United, while Western United claimed a win at Melbourne Victory.
Newcastle Jets missed out on a much-needed third straight win as Central Coast Mariners avoided becoming the first team to lose 12 in a row.
Wellington Phoenix moved to within a point of second place in the A-League ladder with a 2-1 win over Perth Glory in Sydney.