Santos Laguna had no problem at home against the Houston Dynamo, knocking them out of the Champions League with a 3-0 shutout on the night for a 3-1 aggregate win. Juan Pablo Rodriguez opened the scoring in the 23rd minute with Herculez Gomez putting Santos ahead for good five minutes later. Marc Crosas scored Santos’s third goal in the 77th minute. Santos advance to play Seattle.
At the Home Depot Center, the Los Angeles Galaxy had no trouble with Herediano in a 4-1 win on the night and on aggregate. With the first leg ending scoreless, Omar Gonzalez put LA up in the 18th minute. Jose Villarreal made it 2-0 in the 69th with Robbie Keane scoring the Galaxy’s third goal in the 83rd minute. Herediano scored in the 85th, but it was LA adding a fourth goal when Jack McBean scored three minutes into stoppage time. LA advance to play Monterrey.