Cruz Azul 6 – Hankook Verdes 0 (CONCACAF Champions League, August 27, 2008) Gerardo Torrado opened the scoring in the 17th minute. Edgar Andrade scored two minutes later, and Orozco scored his first goal just before the end of the first half. In the second period, Orozco knocked in a rebound, and Andrade headed his second goal after 72 minutes. Orozco rounded off his hat-trick with five minutes left to play.
JOE Public 2 – New England 1 (CONCACAF Champions League, August 27, 2008) Gregory Richardson opened the scoring for the Trinidadians in the 50th minute and substitute Jamal Gay scored with his first touch to make it 2-0. New England got an important away goal in the 73rd minute, with Honduran midfielder Pipo Castro converting a penalty to leave the tie evenly poised going into the second leg next week.
Tauro 2 – Chivas 0 (CONCACAF Champions League, August 27, 2008) Edwin Aguilar scored in the 6th and 67th minutes and Tauro kept a clean sheet to put the Panama City club on the brink of a place in the group stage.