Goals from the MLS: Donovan leads LA to victory; Conor hits trips for the Rapids

New England Revolution 1 – Los Angeles Galaxy 2 (MLS, August 8, 2009) Landon Donovan scored a cracking goal for the opener, a fine left-footed volley that curled into the top corner. Jovan Kirovski doubled the lead with a strikers turn and finish, Steve Ralston pulled one back for the home side from the penalty spot.

Colorado Rapids 4 – Chivas USA 0 (MLS, August 8, 2009) Conor Casey bagged a hat-trick as all the goals came in the first-half.