Sydney FC have defeated Newcastle 1-0 at the Jubilee Stadium thanks to an own-goal by the Jets' Nigel Boogaard. Melbourne City and Perth Glory failed to break the deadlock as Glory extended their lead at the top of the table to four points. Western Sydney Wanderers fell to another defeat as Craig Goodwin sealed the points for Adelaide. Central Coast Mariners grabbed their first win of the season and broke their 10-match losing streak being Melbourne City at the Central Coast Stadium.
Kosta Barbarouses's hat-trick led Melbourne Victory to a comprehensive win over Brisbane Roar.
Newcastle have brushed off suggestions the A-League top six is settled and their finals hopes are dead and buried.
The Jets' luckless campaign took a big blow on Saturday when
they were beaten 1-0 by Sydney FC after being reduced to 10 men at Jubilee Stadium.
After Adelaide beat Western Sydney on Friday night, it leaves Newcastle 10 points off the top six and questions lingering about whether last year's grand finalists can close the gap with 13 games to go.
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