James Troisi scored his first goal for Adelaide United to pull off a late 2-1 win over Newcastle Jets. Two goals from former Melbourne Victory man Besart Berisha helped Western United overcome an early deficit. Adam le Fondre helped Sydney FC to their fifth win on the bounce as they demolished Brisbane Roar 5-1. Phoenix took advantage of a late VAR penalty to condemn Western Sydney to their fourth straight defeat.
Melbourne City lose at home for the first time in over a year as Perth Glory ease to a 3-0 win.
Melbourne City captain
Scott Jamieson says the A-League has to introduce a promotion and relegation system if the competition is to prosper.
The former Socceroos left-back, who has had spells in Europe, believes the Australian top-flight has suffered because there are no major consequences for teams that fail.
"I think it's definitely something that has to happen in the future, to have that pressure of promotion and relegation," Jamieson told RSN.
"I've played in England, I've played in Sweden,...