A goal in either half could not separate Brisbane and Western Sydney, as the Roar prevailed 6-5 on penalties.
Brisbane Roar will battle Melbourne Victory for a spot in the A-League Grand Final after beating Western Sydney on penalties.
Portuguese attacker Fabio Ferreira is departing Central Coast and the A-League to join a club in Malaysia.
With everything on the line at Suncorp Stadium on Friday, will it be Jamie Maclaren or Brendon Santalab firing their side into the A-League semis?
Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts break down all the compelling storylines ahead of the A-League elimination finals.
Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler has expressed an interest in coaching A-League battlers Newcastle Jets, with Harry Kewell also among the contenders.