Honda scored the winning penalty as the Victory claimed all three points.
Melbourne Victory have pummelled the Central Coast Mariners 4-1 to close out round four of the A-League.
If Melbourne Victory's opening month is any indication, the A-League champions are on course to set Australian football history.
Kevin Muscat's side has claimed three wins in their first five fixtures — from their last three outings — for their best start since their double-winning campaign of 2014-15.
On every occasion that they've started a season so well, they've won the league.
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And given the playing stocks available to Victory this term, they're firmly on track to become the first side in…