Brisbane Roar's Jamie Maclaren delivered a timely reminder of his quality to Australia coach Ange Postecoglou with awonder goal to sink Victory.
The Central Coast Mariners have replaced Adelaide United on the bottom of the A-League ladder after a 3-2 loss in Gosford.
Baba Diawara inspired a 3-2 comeback win for Adelaide United over Central Coast Mariners to lift them off the bottom of the A-League table.
A Brendon Santalab hat trick helped WSW secure back-to-back A-League wins for the first time this season.
Brendon Santalab set a Western Sydney Wanderers season goal-scoring record with a hat trick in their 3-1 A-League win over Melbourne City.
Melbourne Victory head to Brisbane understrength but have vowed to make Sydney FC earn their A-League premiership.