Sydney finish with 9 men in defeat at Melbourne, Brisbane steal the Glory at Perth with early goal
Melbourne Victory 3 – Sydney FC 1 (A-League, January 26, 2013) Marco Rojas struck first for Melbourne. Archie Thompson finished first time to make it 2-0, and Rojas completed a brace with a deflected effort to make it 3-0. Joel Griffiths latched onto a lofted Del Piero through ball to grab a Sydney consolation.
Perth Glory 0 – Brisbane Roar 1 (A-League, January 26, 2013) James Meyer scored the only goal of the game to win it for Brisbane.