The Mariners denied the Jets the chance to finish fourth and set up a home final by recording a 3-0 victory which ended their season at home on a high.
In other matches, Melbourne Victory accounted for North Queensland Fury 2-0 at home on Friday night, Adelaide United got a rare win by the same margin over Brisbane Roar at Hindmarsh, Sydney FC moved into second on the table with a 3-2 win over Perth Glory and Wellington Phoenix upset Gold Coast United 1-0 with a controversial penalty.
Adelaide United: 2 (Fabian BARBIERO 7', Lucas PANTELIS 51') Brisbane Roar: 0 Date: Saturday 6 February 2010 Venue: Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide Crowd: 8,244 Yellow cards:AU - Mathew LECKIE 36', Iain FYFE 53' BR - Matt McKAY 63'/82' Red cards:BR - Matt McKAY 82'
Sydney FC: 3 (Steve CORICA 24' (pen), John ALOISI 50'/82') Perth Glory: 2 (Wayne SRHOJ 45'+1, Daniel MCBREEN 76') Date: Sunday 7 February 2010 Venue: Parramatta Stadium, Parramatta Crowd: 8,359 Yellow Cards:SYD - Nil PG - Steven MCGARRY 40', Aleks VRTESKI 50', Daniel MCBREEN 65'
Gold Coast United: 0 Wellington Phoenix: 1 (Paul IFILL 45'+2 (pen)) Date: Sunday 7 February 2010 Venue: Skilled Park, Robina Crowd: 4,202 Yellow cards:GCU - Charlie MILLER 20', Zenon CARAVELLA 41', ANDERSON 44' WP - Manny MUSCAT 21', Andrew DURANTE 42'
Central Coast Mariners: 3 (Nigel BOOGAARD 17', Adam KWASNIK 67', Matt SIMON 72') Newcastle Jets: 0 Date: Monday 8 February 2010 Venue: Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford Crowd: 5,842 Yellow cards:CCM - Pedj BOJIC 79'/88' NJ - Labinot HALITI 49'/57', Ljubo MILICEVIC 85' Red cards:CCM - Pedj BOJIC 88' NJ - Labinot HALITI 57'