A 2-0 win over Macarthur stretched Central Coast Mariners' lead over their visitors at the top of the A-League.
Western Sydney Wanderers avoided a third successive defeat, while Wellington Phoenix secured back-to-back victories.
Melbourne Victory coach Grant Brebner is under severe pressure after watching his side be destroyed by Melbourne City.
Craig Goodwin's goal 13 minutes from time saw Adelaide United keep up their winning A-League run against Newcastle Jets.
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.