Mariners win 2-0 at Adelaide; Brisbane beat the Melbourne Heart

Adelaide United 0 – Central Coast Mariners 2 (A-League, March 24, 2014) Daniel McBreen netted in the fourth minute and Mile Sterjovski scored two minutes from time as the second-placed Mariners closed the gap on table-toppers Western Sydney.

Brisbane Roar 2 – Melbourne Heart 0 (A-League, March 24, 2014) Thomas Broich’s rare strike gave the Roar a sniff of the playoffs.