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At a time when the VAR is under lots of scrutiny, Australia showed how VAR can win over the fans. In the Sydney FC v Melbourne City game, TV viewers could hear the conversation between the referee and the VAR after the final whistle in 'FOX Sports' post-game analysis.
Adelaide United let a lead slip at home to Wellington Phoenix, while Adam Le Fondre inspired Sydney FC against Western United.
Adam Le Fondre had a goal ruled out, but it did not matter as Sydney FC beat Perth Glory on penalties in the A-League Grand Final.
Newcastle Jets rounded off their A-League campaign with a win over Sydney FC, while Ola Toivonen was on target for Melbourne Victory.
"Fantastic" journeyman forward Adam Le Fondre pounced to earn Sydney FC a point in an entertaining 2-2 draw at Shanghai SIPG in the AFC Champions League on Tuesday.
Sydney FC moved four points ahead of Melbourne Victory in second place thanks to a stoppage-time winner from Milos Ninkovic.
Siem de Jong suffered a potentially serious injury in the act of scoring Sydney's winner against Wellington, while leaders Perth were held.
Just four points separated the three teams at the top of the A-League after Perth Glory were held to a goalless draw by Melbourne City.