|Table - Australian A-League|
|4||Wellington Phoenix FC||28|
|6||Melbourne City FC||16|
Sydney FC were held to a goalless draw by struggling Newcastle Jets in Saturday's only A-League match.
Austrian forward Marc Janko was denied a spectacular winning goal when his volley in the 33rd minute seared past keeper Ben Kennedy but was incorrectly ruled out for offside.
Newcastle remain second-bottom in the table, now four points ahead of winless Western Sydney Wanderers but having played three games more. Sydney lie fifth but trail leaders Perth Glory by 13 points and second-placed Melbourne...
Perth Glory moved six points clear at the top of the A-League after a 1-1 draw at Melbourne City on Boxing Day.
Richard Garcia's 62nd-minute goal earned Glory a point at AAMI Park after Aaron Mooy had put the home side ahead just after the break.
Adelaide United are their nearest challengers after a 3-0 win at Sydney FC later on Friday.
Bruce Djite got things started (67) with further goals following from Pablo Sanchez (81) and Awer Mabil (90) capping off a poor night for Sydney, who travel to Queensland...