Meanwhile another handball drama overshadowed Newcastle's draw against Tottenham.
Everton remain top of the Premier League standings after beating Crystal Palace.
Winston Reid wants to play England, but a potential MLS clash has his involvement in doubt.
Last week, Newshub reported the fixture was in doubt due to player availability.
Callan Elliot is the fifth departure from the A-League club since the season ended.
The 3-1 win ensures no Premier League games has been drawn through the first two weeks of the new season.
The All Whites striker scored his side's first goal of the season, but couldn't stop his side from defeat.
Former United star Wilfried Zaha scored two goals against his former side.
Newshub understands the October 9 friendly in Brussels will be canned.