Bottom-of-the-table Central Coast Mariners finished 2015 on a high as they beat Wellington Phoenix FC 3-1 on New Year's Eve.
Fabio Ferreira opened the scoring for the Mariners from the penalty spot after a foul by Manny Muscat.
Mitch Austin doubled their lead on 30 minutes as he slid in Roy O'Donovan's square ball across the box.
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Blake Powell pulled one back for the Phoenix, converting from Matthew Ridenton's excellent cross.
The points were sealed for the home side when Michael Neill pounced on a loose ball with 20 minutes remaining.
The result leaves the Mariners four points behind ninth-placed Perth Glory, while the Phoenix are sixth in the 10-team standings.