Perth veteran Neil Kilkenny converted an opening-minute penalty in a 2-0 win over Newcastle to help stretch Glory's unbeaten start to the A-League season to a historic eighth game.
Jason Davidson also made it onto the scoresheet in Sunday's win over a Jets side who had 21 shots compared to four. The only problem was only six of their attempts were on target.
The Jets also had almost twice as much ball as Perth but were frustrated by what was effectively a five-man defence deployed by coach Tony Popovic.
Melbourne Victory's opening AFC Champions League opponents will be first-timers Daegu FC after the South Koreans claimed their first trophy this week -- the FA Cup.
Daegu FC defeated Ulsan Hyundai 5-1 on aggregate to claim the final direct qualification place on offer to next year's continental championships.
It spares Kevin Muscat's side the prospect of facing Ulsan, who knocked them out of this year's tournament with a humiliating 6-2 defeat in South Korea.
Both Victory and Sydney FC, Australia's...
Newcastle Jets moved into the A-League top six for the first time this season with a solid 2-0 win over Brisbane Roar.
Making his first league start, rookie forward Kaine Sheppard gave his team the lead with a close-range tap-in for his first career goal deep into first-half injury time on Sunday.
Then striker Jair sealed the win when he thumped a shot in the top-right corner to finish a three-on-two counter-attack in the 58th minute.
The goal drew an emotional celebration from the Brazilian, who...