Goals from the MLS: Chicago return to winning ways; Honours even between the Crew and DC United

Colorado Rapids 1 – Chicago Fire 2 (MLS, July 4, 2009) Marco Pappa and Wilman Conde handed the Fire a  2-goal lead at the interval before Jacob Peterson close-range tap-in pulled a goal back for the Rapids.

Columbus Crew 1 – DC United 1 (MLS, July 4, 2009) Christian Gomez and Alejandro Moreno traded goals as the top of the table clash in the Eastern Conference ended in stalemate.