Kansas City Wizards 3 – FC Dallas 2 (MLS, September 19, 2009)
San Jose Earthquakes 1 – Colorado Rapids 1 (MLS, September 19, 2009) San Jose went up in the eighth minute when Ryan Johnson looped a header from eight yards over the head of keeper Preston Burpo. Conor Casey, the MLS’ leading scorer, converted a penalty kick in second-half injury time to earn the Rapids a point.
New York Red Bulls 1 – New England Revolution 1 (MLS, September 19, 2009)
Omiya Ardija 0 – Nagoya Grampus Eight 2 (J-League, September 19, 2009) Magnum’s bundled goal from a free-kick put Nagoya in front after 28 minutes, Yoshizumi Ogawa sealing the win with a second 11 minutes from time.
Kawasaki Frontale 0 – Urawa Red Diamonds 2 (J-League, September 19, 2009) Urawa’s win came courtesy of goals by Robson Ponte and Keita Suzuki.
Yamagata 0 – Shimizu S-Pulse 1 (J-League, September 19, 2009) Shimizu S-Pulse moved up to second place after winning 1-0 at Montedio Yamagata. Norwegian forward Frode Johnson headed home an Akihiro Hyodo cross in the 38th minute for the game’s sole goal.
Jubilo Iwata 3 – Kyoto Sanga FC 0 (J-League, September 19, 2009) South Korea forward Lee Keun-ho and Japan forward Ryoichi Maeda both scored as Jubilo Iwata secured a 3-0 win over Kyoto Sanga.
Central Coast Mariners 3 – Gold Coast United 0 (A-League, September 19, 2009) A first half strike to Englishman Nicky Travis and great goals by striker Matt Simon and midfielder John Hutchinson in the second saw the Mariners inflict Gold Coast’s second defeat of the season. The Gold Coast’s star striker Shane Smeltz controversially sent off in the 68th minute after picking up a second yellow card for dissent.