Gold Coast claim top spot
Debutantes Gold Coast United won their first match in the league to claim top spot with a superior goal difference.
In a first round where there were no draws, three of the five matches were won by away teams hence the away teams scored ten goals compared to seven by the home teams.
Defending champions Melbourne Victory suffered their first defeat in an opening round whilst Newcastle Jets on the other hand won their first opening day match.
In round 2, the Gold Coast United will meet fellow debutantes Queensland Fury who lost at home to Sydney FC.