Matildas striker Hayley Raso played a full part in the Portland Thorns' 1-0 win over Chicago Red Stars.
The win lifts the Thorns to third on the NWSL table.
Goalkeeper Lydia Williams kept a clean sheet as the Houston Dash grabbed all three points with a 1-0 win at Washington Spirit.
Houston are fourth on the ladder, but equal on points with the Thorns.
Defenders Laura Alleway, Alanna Kennedy and Steph Catley all played 90 minutes in Orlando Pride's 3-1 loss at top of the table North Carolina Courage.
Alleway picked up a first half booking.
Orlando are 9th after three matches.