Corey Gameiro's late strike rescued a much-needed point for bottom side Wellington Phoenix as they drew 2-2 with Adelaide United in the A-League, while Melbourne Heart overcame Sydney FC 3-1.
Melbourne Heart kicked off their A-League campaign with a win against city rivals Melbourne Victory, with Dylan Macallister hitting the winner in a 2-1 triumph.
Shane Smeltz scored twice to give Perth Glory a 2-1 victory at Melbourne Heart, while Wellington Phoenix had two players sent off but still beat Newcastle Jets 2-0.
David Williams, capped twice by Australia, will join Sydney FC from fellow A-League club North Queensland Fury for the upcoming AFC Champions League campaign.
North Queensland Fury recorded their first win in seven games, beating Perth Glory 2-1 to inflict a fifth consecutive defeat on their opponents, who were without Robbie Fowler.
Perth Glory will head into their first play-off campaign in confident mood after ending the season with a 2-0 win over Brisbane Roar at ME Bank Stadium.