Victory edge Jets, United deny Roar
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Melbourne Victory scraped to 2-1 A-League victory over Newcastle Jets in front of new coach Jim Magilton, courtesy of two Byun Sung Hwan own-goals.

The South Korean fullback got an unwanted final touch on Danny Allsopp's shot in the seventh minute, and put the ball past his own goalkeeper Ben Kennedy again in the 74th, by which point his team were down to ten men following the sending-off of Tarek Elrich.

Ryan Griffiths pulled a goal back in the closing stages but it was too little, too late for the Jets, who slipped below their hosts in the table.

Second-placed Brisbane Roar were held to a 1-1 draw away to Adelaide United in the day's other game.

Issey Nakajima-Farran gave Brisbane the lead on the hour, but Sergio van Dijk equalised from the penalty spot after Matthew Smith was adjudged to have fouled him in the area.