Goals from the A-League & MLS

Newcastle Jets 2 – Wellington Phoenix 2 (A-League, October 6, 2008) Shane Smeltz put the Phoenix ahead in the 51st minute from the penalty spot. But the defending champions leveled the scores courtesy of a stunning curling effort from Tarek Elrich before substitute Kaz Patafta put the Jets ahead eight minutes later. Smeltz had the final say however, slotting home his second penalty to earn a draw.

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Kansas City Wizards 1 – Chicago Fire 1 (MLS, October 5, 2008) Blanco put the Fire ahead from the penalty spot, but Harrington scored a sweet right-foot curling effort in the 47th minute to earn a draw.