Wellington Pheonix 2 – Melbourne Victory 4 (A-League, August 24, 2008) (Longer highlights here.) Danny Allsopp starred for the Victory with two goals, while Ney Fabiano scored the third and Kevin Muscat chipped in with a penalty in the 68th minute. Shane Smeltz scored both goals for the home side, his first coming from a goal in the 29th minute and then a penalty in 64th.
Queensland Roar 1 – Adelaide United 1 (A-League, August 24, 2008) The Roar had fallen behind to an early goal when Travis Dodd converted from the spot but a well worked goal saw Charlie Miller fire the home side level.
New York Red Bulls 3 – Houston Dynamo 0 (MLS, August 24, 2008) Juan Pablo Angel put New York ahead after only eight minutes and Dane Richards doubled the lead in the 26th minute. Mike Magee added the third on the hour mark.