Shane Smeltz was in incredible form as he scored all four goals to help Perth Glory twice recover from a deficit to beat Melbourne Victory 4-2 and consolidate third place in the A-League.
Central Coast Mariners rescued a 1-1 draw at home to Sydney FC after a 90th-minute equaliser, while Jacob Pepper's brace helped Newcastle Jets win 3-1 at Melbourne Victory.
FIFA.com’s weekly look at club action across Asia and Oceania reviews the latest from Yemen, Iraq, and Macau, as well as Australia and New Zealand, where the league’s elite have been in fine form.
Brisbane Roar cruised past Perth Glory 3-0 to reduce the gap at the A-League summit to three points, Wellington Phoenix climbed to third, while bottom club Gold Coast United drew at home.
FIFA.com’s weekly round-up visits Australia and United Arab Emirates – where there was vastly differing results for the respective league leaders – as well as Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Malaysia and New Zealand.
Jim Magilton secured his first win as Melbourne Victory coach with a 2-1 defeat of Central Coast Mariners, who suffered successive losses for the first time in more than two years.