Surprise side Perth have a six-game win streak, but are they the real deal? Here's the good, bad and ugly from the latest action in the A-League.
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It's been 500 minutes since Melbourne City last conceded a goal, while Victory captain Natasha Dowie enjoyed a fine W-League weekend.
Craig Noone handed the home side the lead in the eighth minute before Jamie Maclaren converted a penalty in the 63rd.
The A-League season has reached its halfway point, and Sydney FC has seemingly emerged the strongest side with Melbourne City the most intriguing.
Melbourne City's reinvigoration has coincided with Kyah Simon's gradual return to fitness and form. Samantha Lewis wraps up the W-League weekend.
Bruno Fornaroli has continued his sizzling form to help lift Perth to a 3-0 A-League victory over Adelaide United at HBF Park.
Banned Olyroo Nathaniel Atkinson's right-foot thunderbolt has helped Melbourne City secure a 2-2 A-League draw against Brisbane Roar.
Both Melbourne teams impressed but the bushfires in Australia have started to impact. Samantha Lewis wraps up a wild festive period in the W-League.
Melbourne City bolstered their hold on second place in the A-League, with Jamie Maclaren scoring a brace to beat Western United 3-2.
Melbourne City have lost their three biggest games this season but midfielder Josh Brillante denies there is a soft underbelly to the A-League club.
Is it really #PeakDub if we don't have a choreographed goal celebration? Samantha Lewis wraps up a wild festive period in the W-League.
A classy finish from Kosta Barbarouses gave a 10-man Sydney FC a 2-1 home win over Melbourne City in a thrilling top of the table encounter.
Josh Brillante won everything he could in Australia with Sydney FC. So why has joining Melbourne City been his greatest challenge?
After helping the Wanderers bury Sydney FC, it's time to talk about Kyra Cooney-Cross. PLUS: Two gifs for Christmas. It's ESPN's W-League review.
Melbourne Victory kickstarted their A-League season and claimed Melbourne derby bragging rights with a 2-1 win over Melbourne City at AAMI Park.
Melbourne City and their crew of Matildas are top of the comp and looking ominous. PLUS: What were the Glory thinking? It's ESPN's W-League review.
Melbourne City wasted little time bouncing back from last week's shock A-League loss to Perth by routing a hapless Newcastle 4-0.
Melbourne City captain Scott Jamieson says the A-League has to introduce a promotion and relegation system if the competition is to prosper.
Brisbane get their first victory of the season with the help of some dark arts but Perth remain winless as they sink to the bottom of the W-League.
Bruno Fornaroli was the hero against his former club, as Perth jumped off the bottom of the A-League table with a 3-0 win over Melbourne City.
Kristen Hamilton's emergence as a goal machine is one reason why a lack of big attendances is so surprising. It's ESPN's W-League weekend review.
Robbie Kruse proved the hero as Melbourne Victory kickstarted their ailing A-League season with a crucial 1-0 win over Perth Glory at AAMI Park.
The owner of Manchester City has sold a $500 million stake to private equity firm Silver Lake, valuing Abu Dhabi-controlled CFG at $4.8 billion.
A goalkeeping master-class, some off-field blunders, and why VAR might actually be good for the competition. It's ESPN's W-League weekend review.
An injury-time goal from Jamie Maclaren fired Melbourne City to a stunning 3-2 A-League win over Western Sydney.