Hyundai A-League results, video and reaction: Round 20

Recap the results, video highlights and reaction from a ripper round of Hyundai A-League football, with a pulsating Sydney Derby the highlight.

Adelaide United 1-0 Newcastle Jets

The Reds lived up to their pre-game vow to fight for everything, battling to a crucial 1-0 win thanks to Marcelo Carrusca’s second-half penalty. Taylor Reagan’s no-holds-barred approach and keeper John Hall’s brave save after he smashed into the post set the tone for a bruising and fearless display from the home side.

Reds’ Carrusca: ‘win was for the fans’

Jets skipper rues ‘lack of ideas’ after shock loss

Reds defender Dylan McGowan congratulates Marcelo Carrusca after he coverts a second-half penalty.

Wellington Phoenix 1-5 Melbourne City

An early penalty miss from the home side proved costly as City – boosted by the return of six of their stars – ran riot at Westpac to bring their faltering top-four hopes back on track.

City can cope with pressure: Muscat

‘We didn’t do our jobs’: Phoenix skipper

Melbourne City players celebrate one of their five goals against Wellington on Saturday night.

Western Sydney Wanderers 1-0 Sydney FC

Passion, drama, fiery confrontations and no shortage of controversy, the 15th edition of the Sydney Derby had it all. And it was the red and black side of Sydney that was celebrating as the Wanderers ended 1134 days of derby pain with a win, bringing a close to the Sky Blues’ hopes of going the entire season undefeated.

Emotional Santalab heaps praise on ‘courageous’ Wanderers

Sydney FC will bounce back: Brosque

Brendon Santalab

Perth Glory 2-2 Brisbane Roar

Glory missed the chance to leapfrog the resurgent Roar on the Hyundai A-League ladder but showed tremendous resilience to claw back twice after going behind in a thriller at nib Stadium.

Glory striker: We only played in patches in Roar draw

Broich proud of injury-hit Roar against Glory

Jamie Maclaren

Central Coast Mariners 0-3 Melbourne Victory

The Victory juggernaut rolled on as they produced a clinical display to leave Gosford with three goals and all three points, thanks to some Troisi brilliance and a brace to Berisha in his 150th Hyundai A-League appearance. While the Mariners’ three-game win streak was snapped, Victory closed to within eight points of league-leaders Sydney FC.

Top spot still Victory’s focus: Troisi

McGing rues slack second-half in Mariners loss

James Troisi and Besart Berisha celebrate one of Victory's three goals against the Mariners on Sunday.