As the red and white half of Melbourne again lost Heart on the road, Sydney FC put a week of headlines behind it to bury Adelaide United. Elsewhere, one club's woeful 'away' record was another club's notch on the belt, as Western Sydney Wanderers defied expectations to trump Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park.
Despite losing that battle, will Victory boss Ange Postecoglou have the last laugh in the war for bragging rights with Wanderers counterpart and tactical tyro Tony Popovic?
Costas Kilias may be well-placed to answer that, having driven to Sydney to escape the glare of the menacing Victory mentor. Joining the pod's resident funny-man is host Vitor Sobral, and Fairfax media's self-confessed football crusader, Seb Hassett, who is rumoured to have made his own shield during arts and crafts time.
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