Adam Le Fondre tormented Brisbane Roar while Western Sydney Wanderers' slump continued in the A-League.
Adelaide United let a lead slip at home to Wellington Phoenix, while Adam Le Fondre inspired Sydney FC against Western United.
Adelaide United are up to third in the A-League after beating Melbourne Victory 3-1, while second-placed Sydney FC won 3-1 at Perth Glory.
Sunday's A-League action brought more frustration for Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory, while Adelaide United had reason to celebrate.
Melbourne City moved top of the A-League on Sunday, while Central Coast Mariners registered their first win of the new season.
Western United suffered a first A-League loss despite a numerical advantage against Melbourne City, as Perth Glory beat Wellington Phoenix.
Goals from Australia internationals Rhyan Grant and Jamie Maclaren helped Sydney FC and Melbourne City to wins in Sunday's A-League action.
Wellington Phoenix have signed former Norwich City, Celtic and Sheffield Wednesday striker Gary Hooper as their marquee player in 2019-20.
Brisbane Roar claimed a first A-League point for Robbie Fowler in thrilling fashion, while Western United registered a maiden victory.
Serge Gnabry's injury has opened the door for Bayern Munich new boy Sarpreet Singh to feature against Borussia Dortmund.