CONCACAF Champions League: Easy wins for Cruz Azul & Toluca against American opposition

DC United 1 – Toluca 3 (CONCACAF Champions League, August 26, 2009) Chris Pontius scored the equaliser for United early in the second half, after Vladimir Marin gave Toluca the lead in the 5th minute of the game. But a late brace from Hector Mancilla handed Toluca victory.

Cruz Azul 5 – Columbus Crew 0 (CONCACAF Champions League, August 26, 2009) After Ramon Nunez crashed home an opener after three minutes, Jaime Lozano scored twice as Cruz Azul hammered Columbus in Mexico City.