THEY SAID IT - "This'll be a game I believe in 10 or 15 years' time where we can look back as a football club and it's quite a defining moment as far as I'm concerned." - Western United coach Mark Rudan on his team's comeback win over Melbourne Victory.
MAN OF THE ROUND - With Western United trailing early against Melbourne Victory, Scott McDonald took the game by the scruff of the neck and helped his team earn all three points, playing a crucial role in the equaliser before powering home the winning goal.
STAT ATTACK - With his cheeky flick in Sydney FC's win over Newcastle, Adam Le Fondre has now scored a goal against every A-League club he's played. Just Western United to go.
TALKING POINT - Wellington's Louis Fenton couldn't believe it when he gave away a penalty for handball, after Denis Genreau's cross hit his chest, with the ball then rebounding onto his arm. Craig Noone's spot-kick gave Melbourne City a 3-1 lead and they ultimately won 3-2. Post-match, Fenton told Fox Sports exactly what he thought: "100 per cent no pen because it doesn't even f***ing hit my hand. It's f***ed."
BEAT THAT - Melbourne City full-back Scott Galloway doesn't score many goals, but when he does, they're usually something special. He gave his side the lead against Wellington with a sublime strike - cutting inside onto his left foot before unleashing a powerful shot that clattered off the inside of the post then nestled in the opposite corner of the net.
UNDER PRESSURE - Melbourne Victory looked to have turned the corner with a win over Brisbane Roar but their capitulation against Western United after taking a 2-0 lead is a big blow to the confidence. Meanwhile the Roar remain winless after their first three games, while Wellington have zero points from four games
INJURIES - Wanderers key men Pirmin Schwegler (calf) and Matt Jurman both suffered soft tissue injuries against Brisbane. Victory skipper Ola Toivonen hurt his ankle but played out the game against Western United, while Kristijan Dobras came off with a knock. Perth's off-season recruit Osama Malik was substituted off with a hamstring injury.
WHAT'S NEXT - Western Sydney head to Geelong to take on Western United in what shapes as a tantalising match of the round. Melbourne City will host the resurgent Mariners on Friday night, while Perth will travel to Newcastle on Saturday. Melbourne Victory will look to bounce back when they host the Phoenix on Sunday, then winless Brisbane Roar face the imposing task of Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium.