Central Coast Mariners through the super substitutes of Leigh Wales and Blake Powell have secured a point against Melbourne Victory.
It was a one all draw in Geelong on a hot start to the game, where the mercury reached 42 degrees before kickoff.
The scorcher saw both Victory and the Mariners struggle to aim for goals, as it was an end to end possession based style.
After the first drinks break of the match, both Kosta Barbarouses and Jason Geria in his 100th A-League game had an opportunity to break the deadlock.
Besart Berisha gives first blood to Victory after 48 minutes of play with a low ball surpassing a few Mariner defenders.
During the second drinks break, Mariners coach Paul Okon brought on Leigh Wales and Blake Powell in a double substitution.
This paid dividends four minutes later with Leigh Wales pacing down the flank into the box passing it to Blake Powell who scored.
Jai Ingham had an opportunity to win the game late for the Victory, but missed a sitter from inside the six yard box.
Mariners escape with a point with a one all draw, and look forward to the F3 Derby away to Newcastle on Tuesday night at McDonald Jones Stadium.
Meanwhile Melbourne Victory head across the Tasman to take on Wellington Phoenix on Wednesday night at Westpac Stadium.