The high-flying franchise managed to account for the previously undefeated Sydney FC thanks to a double from Shane Smeltz.
Archie Thompson scored his third goal in three games in the 43rd minute but the Victory could not convert their dominance and the Jets managed to equalise through comeback kid Labinot Haliti with just four minutes remaining.
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Melbourne
Referee: Chris Beath
Yellow cards: Mel - nil
New - Labinot Haliti ’87
Phoenix import Paul Ifill’s 35th minute effort was cancelled out by Reds defender Iain Fyfe seven minutes in a match that both sides needed to win.
The result put both teams on just five points from the opening five rounds.
Venue: Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Referee: Michael Hester
Yellow cards: Wel - Ben Sigmund ’40, Vince Lia ’56, Tim Brown ‘74
Ade - Michael Marrone ’38, Mark Rudan ’43, Iain Fyfe ‘63
Following a first-half goal from Mariners skipper Alex Wilkinson, the Glory got back on level terms when Mile Sterjovksi netted his first A-League goal in the 82nd minute.
But the Mariners took the points thanks to a last-minute Matt Simon effort.
Venue: Canberra Stadium, ACT
Referee: Ben Williams
Yellow cards: CCM - Michael McGlinchey ‘77
Per - Naum Sekulovski ’46, Brank Jelic ‘49
Shane Smeltz returned to form with a double whilst Sky Blues veteran Steve Corica got his name on the scoresheet but it wasn’t enough to lead his team to victory.
Venue: Skilled Park, Gold Coast
Referee: Strebre Delovski
Yellow cards: GCU - Robson ‘7
Syd - nil
The former Liverpool star netted again for the Fury but his goal was cancelled out by Roar youngster Mitch Nichols in the final minutes.
Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium, Townsville
Referee: Matthew Breeze
Yellow card: NQF - Ufuk Talay ‘57
Bri - David Dodd ‘5, Charlie Miller ’18, Josh McCloughan ’70, Henrique ’82, Reinaldo ‘82
Red cards: NQF - Paul Kohler ‘31