ADELIAIDE United secured a home A-League final with a 1-1 draw on Friday night against Newcastle Jets.
Newcastle's Michael Bridges and Adelaide import Marcelo Carrusca both scored in the Hindmarsh Stadium stalemate.
Audio: Match wrap: Adelaide United v Newcastle Jets (ABC News)
The draw ensured Adelaide cannot finish lower than fourth and will host a final, most likely an elimination playoff.
But their goal-scorer Carrusca limped off with an apparent groin injury after scoring the equaliser in a free-flowing fixture.
The Reds (42 points) took third spot from Melbourne Victory (40 points), who travel to play Sydney FC on Saturday night.
Read more at ABC news online.
Join the Community.
Get your local news, your way.
Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.