Melbourne Victory coach Grant Brebner is under severe pressure after watching his side be destroyed by Melbourne City.
Perth Glory have won three straight games and are within striking distance of the leaders after defeating Brisbane Roar.
Western United were too good for Macarthur in the A-League with Besart Berisha in fine form at Mars Stadium.
Matt Simon was on the receiving end of a red-card challenge before getting the breakthrough at Wellington for Central Coast Mariners.
Matt Derbyshire scored from just inside the opposition half as Macarthur beat in-form Brisbane Roar 2-0 in Tuesday's A-League clash.
Brisbane Roar won a seven-goal game against Melbourne Victory, while Macarthur and Western Sydney Wanderers drew.
Brisbane Roar and Sydney FC recorded convincing A-League wins as Melbourne Victory drew their match with Western United.
A 5-3 win over Adelaide United gave Perth Glory an entertaining start to their season, while Newcastle Jets lost yet again.
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.
Patrick Kisnorbo's first game as Melbourne City head coach ended in a 1-0 away victory, Connor Metcalfe scoring the only goal.