Melbourne City will play off in the FFA Cup final for the club's first trophy after overcoming Melbourne Victory 2-0 in a high-octane derby.
Tommy Oar has declared that Brisbane Roar will be up for the fight when they host early A-League pacesetters Perth Glory on Sunday.
Perth Glory coach Kenny Lowe has accepted a two-match ban over his bust-up with the referees in his side's A-League match with the Melbourne City.
Sydney FC have made their pitch to host the FFA Cup final, confident they can draw a big crowd.
Adelaide United have been dealt a blow with boom A-League recruit Henrique sidelined for at least six weeks with a grade two medial ligament injury.
A late Andrew Hoole goal denied Western Sydney as plucky Newcastle held Tony Popovic's men to a 2-2 A-League draw.