Seattle Sounders 2 – LA Galaxy 1 (Agg. 2-4) (MLS semi-final 2nd leg, November 18, 2012) Eddie Johnson and Zach Scott scored to give Seattle a 2-0 lead, but Robbie Keane converted a penalty in the 68th to clinch the Galaxy’s 4-2 aggregate victory.
DC United 1 – Houston Dynamo 1 (Agg. 2-4) (MLS semi-final 2nd leg, November 18, 2012) Houston lead through Oscar Boniek Garcia’s 33rd-minute strike at RFK Stadium. Branko Boskovic got one back for DC with seven minutes remaining, but it arrived too late for the home side to mount a fight-back.