The 10-game winning streak of the A-League football competition leaders Western Sydney's come to an end, with a 1-1 draw with Sydney FC.
With one round to play, the point could be enough to lift fifth-placed Sydney into the finals.
Central Coast kept their hopes of pinching the Premier's Plate off the Wanderers stayed alive with their 2-0 away win over Adelaide United at Hindmarsh Stadium.
Western Sydney are in their debut season.
Perth Glory beat third-placed Melbourne Victory 3-2.