Back to full strength, Melbourne City consolidated their spot in the A-League's top four with a classy 5-1 win over the Phoenix in Wellington.
A second-half penalty kick from Marcelo Carrusca saw Adelaide United past Newcastle Jets for their third win of the season.
Adelaide goalkeeper John Hall took one for the team to keep out Newcastle Jets, a key save in a 1-0 win.
A second half penalty from Marcelo Carrusca snapped Adelaide's losing streak and secured their third win of the season.
A spirited Adelaide United ground out a hard-fought 1-0 win over the Newcastle Jets at Coopers Stadium on Friday night.
Brendon Santalab makes it clear that he wants to be in the starting XI for WSW's derby clash with Sydney.