Goals from the A-League & MLS; Al Ahly reach the African Champions League final

Central Coast Mariners 0 – Wellington Phoenix 1 (A-League, October 19, 2008) Karl Dodd opened his A-League goalscoring account with a glancing header from a corner in the 53rd minute.

Perth Glory 2 – Sydney FC 1 (A-League, October 19, 2008) The visitors fell behind after Santalab gave up possession in midfield, Rukavytsya left Tony Popovic for dead, before Jamie Harnwell tapped in the opener. Santalab redeemed himself by scoring the equaliser, but Perth eeked out the win after Harnwell header in the winner a minute into the second half.

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Chivas USA 1 – Colorado Rapids 2 (MLS, October 19, 2008)

Real Salt Lake 3 – FC Dallas 1 (MLS, October 18, 2008)

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Al Ahly 1 – Enyimba Aba 0 (Agg. 1-0) (African Champions League, October 18, 2008) Egyptian side Al Ahly will meet Cotonsport of Cameroon in the final of the 2008 African Champions League, dispatching of Nigerian outfit Enyimba Aba after Flavio headed home Gilberto’s corner after 26 minutes.