Wes Hoolahan was rusty as he finally made his A-League debut for Newcastle after a long injury layoff but the marquee man also exhibited touches of quality.
Newcastle has squandered a dominant position to settle for a share of the spoils from their A-League clash with Melbourne Victory.
Brisbane defender Macaulay Gillesphey has salvaged a 1-1 draw for the Roar with a maiden A-League goal against Perth Glory.
Mark Rudan was heckled by Wellington Phoenix fans and watched his Western United side lose badly but he insists their A-League campaign can be revived.
Ben Halloran's hot recent form has continued with his Adelaide coach Gertjan Verbeek hoping the A-League club can keep the forward, who is coming off contract.
Interim Western Sydney coach Jean-Paul de Marigny says can't is a word that has no place in his vocabulary, as he presides over a improving Wanderers side.
Venue: City of Toyota Stadium
12:45 AM, October 12, 2019