Bradley Wright-Phillips scored a second-half equalizer to offset a first-half header by Kekuta Manneh to send the all-MLS quarterfinal back to Vancouver tied at 1-1.
Jorge Villafana and Ventura Alvarado started in a lopsided win for Cruz Azul while Luis Gil, Perry Kitchen and Tim Ream also saw the field on Wednesday night.
Eduardo Vargas scored a stunning goal for Tigres in Wednesday’s CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal.
Wayne Rooney’s future remains a hot topic while Santi Cazorla appears set to miss the rest of the season for Arsenal.
The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first legs concluded on Wednesday with Sevilla holding off Leicester City 2-1, while a pair of substitutes helped Juventus beat 10-men Porto, 2-0, on the road.
The Seattle Sounders are admittedly still riding high from their MLS Cup triumph, but the team is also prepared to work as they face a difficult title defense.
Jose Torres and Tigres return for CONCACAF Champions League action while the Scottish Cup and Copa MX also feature several Americans on Wednesday’s schedule.