It was a memorable outing for Roy Krishna and Wellington Phoenix, who defeated Melbourne City 3-2 in the A-League with a last-gasp goal.
Brisbane Roar suffered their heaviest A-League defeat at the hands of Newcastle Jets, while Central Coast Mariners got a rare win.
Adelaide United claimed Original Rivalry bragging rights thanks to George Blackwood's goal in the closing stages.
Adam Le Fondre scored the only goal of the game as Sydney FC beat Premiers Plate winners Perth Glory 1-0 in the A-League on Thursday.
Former Ajax captain Siem de Jong is confident Sydney FC can win silverware this season, heading into the A-League finals.
Tony Popovic said Perth Glory's A-League triumph was "well deserved" but now wants to break his Grand Final duck.
A 1-0 win over Newcastle Jets helped Perth Glory open up an unassailable lead over Sydney FC and become A-League premiers.
Perth Glory need only defeat Newcastle Jets to win the A-League Premiers Plate after Sydney FC could not keep up the pace.
Brisbane Roar dented Wellington Phoenix's hopes of a top-four finish in the A-League as Eric Bautheac commanded the spotlight.
Joel Chianese, Dino Djulbic and Neil Kilkenny were on target as A-League leaders Perth Glory eased to a 3-0 win at Central Coast Mariners.