Henrique’s early penalty was enough for Brisbane to secure a first win under new boss Frans Thijssen.
The Wanderers dominated the first half, but didn’t make the most of their chances, and the game petered out into a stalemate.
Two struggling sides finished with a point apiece.
Nathan Burns got the winner after Wellington were able to successfully implement their new technical style on the game.
Sydney FC came from 2-0 down to defeat the Western Sydney Wanderers in a highly-charged, aggressive Sydney Derby.
The Victory inflicted the Wanderers with the heaviest defeat in their short history to open the new A-League season.
The Western Sydney Wanderers will continue with the template that has brought them such success in their first three years of existence
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In a tight, cagey Grand Final, the Wanderers took the lead through intelligent manipulation of Brisbane’s man-marking at set-pieces, but were eventually run down by the Roar’s controlled possession