Brisbane Roar have opened up a four-point buffer in sixth place in the A-League after beating Western United 1-0 in Ballarat.
Interim coach Jean-Paul de Marigny is implementing "new things" to try to help Western Sydney maintain intensity during their A-League matches.
Newcastle coach Carl Robinson has identified a disturbing tendency for his A-League club to concede early goals and is intent on rectifying the troubling issue.
Sydney FC have climbed above Western Sydney into second on the W-League ladder and avenged an earlier defeat to the same side, with a 3-0 win.
Newcastle have recovered from a poor start to earn a 1-1 A-League draw against Western Sydney Wanderers in Carl Robinson's first game as coach.
English striker David Ball has scored the winner in a 1-0 A-League win for Wellington over a wasteful Melbourne City at Eden Park in Auckland.
Venue: City of Toyota Stadium
12:45 AM, October 12, 2019