GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 03: Daniel De Silva of the Mariners heads towards goal during the round nine A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Perth Glory at Central Coast Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Gosford, Australia. (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Adelaide United 0 - 1 Sydney FC

The reigning A-league champions extended their lead at the top of the table to five points after securing a 1-0 win over the unlucky Adelaide United outfit. The only goal for the game came from Brazilian import Bobo against the run of play. For much of the first half the Reds dominated possession and even had 10 shots at goal to Sydney's two.

Although Adelaide did not take there chances only hitting the target with one of their 11 shots, there are still a number of positives manager Marco Kurz can take from this game as his side maintained their top six standing.

Western Sydney Wanderers 0 - 2 Brisbane Roar

In what could have been labelled the upset of the week, Brisbane Roar compiled the misery on the injury-riddled Western Sydney, following a 2-0 win at ANZ Stadium. Massimo Maccarone, who has been one of Roar's best players this year opened the scoring right before half time and second half substitute Ivan Franjic doubled the lead with a goal of the season contender.

Western Sydney had a lot of work to do in the first half after star striker Oriol Riera and Jaushua Sotirio's games where cut short due to injury. The loss at home now means the Roar jump the Wanderers as they move down to a less then impressive ninth on the table.

Newcastle Jets 1 - 2 Melbourne City

Hunter Stadium played host to this much anticipated second v third clash which was a must win for Melbourne City, and win is just what they did. Despite going down 1-0 to a goal from the inform Andrew Nabbout, Ross McCormack ensured that the scores would be level going into the break.

Manny Muscat then found a later winner in fantastic fashion with a first time volley that rifled into the back of the net. The three points for City means they are breathing down the Jets' neck with their lead cut to just one point.

Wellington Phoenix 2 - 3 Melbourne Victory

In what was shaping up to be a Wellington Phoenix win thanks to a first half brace in quick succession from Andrija Kaluderovic, Kevin Muscat's half time team talk must have been something special as the Victory boys come out in the second half determined to get the three points and bounce back from their 4-1 loss to the Jets last week.

Besart Berisha maintained his good run of form by netting Victory's first before a Goran Paracki own goal levelled the scoring. With the Phoenix not taking a chance down one end the Victory countered and claimed the three points with a late winner thanks to James Troisi. The win see Melbourne Victory move up to sixth place while Wellington continue to occupy last place.

Central Coast Mariners 1 - 0 Perth Glory

Central Coast have jumped to an impressive fourth on the table despite there poor start to the season, following a 1-0 win over Perth Glory on Sunday. But it didn't come easy as the opening and what would be the last goal coming in the 78th minute thanks to Blake Powell.

The win gives Central Coast back to back victories, which hasn't happened since February, but there is still room for improvement as they need to start taking more chances in front of goal. Daniel Da Silva continued to impress with the promising youngster claiming another man of the match award.