Mandurah City have suffered a high scoring 5-3 loss to Stirling Macedonia in the opening round of State League action.
Joe O'Brien, Rory McGrath and James Burns off the bench all found the back of the net.
City were slow to get going down 3-0 before half time.
Burns pegged the scoreline back only for Stirling to hit back just two minutes later.
Two late goals from McGrath and O'Brien in the last 10-minutes made the scoreline more respectable.
Mandurah will host Forrestfield FC in their first home game of the season on Saturday.