Goals from the MLS: Toronto and Houston tie; Blanco leads the Fire in San Jose victory

Toronto FC 1 – Houston Dynamo 1 (MLS, July 18, 2009) Toronto took the lead in the 38th as fullback Marvell Wynne teed-up Dwayne DeRosario who thrashed in the opener. Bobby Boswell tied the match for Houston with a 75th minute equaliser.

Chicago Fire 2 – San Jose Earthquakes 0 (MLS, July 18, 2009) Cuauhtemoc Blanco came into his own late on, setting up Patrick Nyarko for the first goal in the 82nd minute and then chipping the keeper for the second in the 90th minute.