Goals from the A-League & MLS

Newcastle Jets 3 – Wellington Phoenix 2 (A-League, August 9, 2009) A double from Jason Hoffman put Newcastle 2-up inside 25 minutes, But the Phoenix muscled their way back into the match with defender Ben Sigmund and striker Chris Greenache scoring goals to make it 2-2 at halftime. The Jets weren’t to be denied victory though, as substitutes Sean Rooney and Jason Naidovski combined to grab the winner six minutes from time.

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San Jose Earthquakes 0 – Columbus Crew 3 (MLS, August 8, 2009) The Eastern Conference leaders cruised to another three points.

Real Salt Lake 1 – Seattle Sounders 0 (MLS, August 8, 2009) Robbie Findley settled the match collecting a hoof down-field and rifling the ball into the corner of the net.