Kashima knock Kawasaki out the Nabisco Cup; Chicago Fire & Tigres reach the SuperLiga final

Kashima Antlers 1 – Kawasaki Frontale 0 (Nabisco Cup, July 15, 2009) Kashima captain Mitsuo Ogasawara won the match with a scrappy header in the box seven minutes from time.


New England Revolution 1 – Chicago Fire 2 (Superliga, July 15, 2009) Brian McBride put Chicago into a 33rd minute lead before Edgeras Jankauskas equalised for the Revs when his bicycle kick deflected off a Fire player and into the net. Cuauhtemoc Blanco sealed the win for the Fire by crashing home a second half free-kick.

Tigres 3 – Santos Laguna 2 (Superliga, July 15, 2009)