Melbourne move to the top of the A-League; Real Salt Lake and the Columbus Crew progress in the MLS play-offs

Queensland Roar 0 – Melbourne Victory 1 (A-League, November 8, 2008) Archie Thompson produced a match-winning header in his A-League return from suspension to send Melbourne top of the league.

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Chivas USA 2 – Real Salt Lake 2 (Agg. 2-3) (MLS play-offs, November 8, 2008) Dema Kovalenko and Javier Morales scored for Real Salt Lake, while Sacha Kljestan and Justin Braun found the net for Chivas USA.

Columbus Crew 2 – KC Wizards 0 (Agg. 3-1) (MLS play-offs, November 8, 2008) Brad Evans and Robbie Rogers scored a goal apiece to set up the tie against the Chicago Fire.