The rebranded side opened their A-League season with a 1-1 draw at Sydney FC.
Man City sailed into the fourth round of the League Cup after a 7-0 thumping of Sheffield Wednesday.
Leicester City came from 3-1 down to beat Manchester United 5-3 in a remarkable game.
It was a day of role reversal as Jose Mourinho’s often cautious Chelsea thumped Everton 6-3.
Champions Manchester City suffered a stunning 1-0 home defeat to Stoke City on Saturday.
The EPL champions sent a warning out to other teams after beating Liverpool 3-1 at home.