The Columbus Crew missed its chance to clinch a place in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday night, suffering a 2-1 loss to Guatemalan side CD Municipal.
Former Los Angeles Galaxy forward Guillermo "Pando" Ramirez scored both goals on a rain-soaked night to help Municipal move to within a point of the Crew for a berth in the Champions League quarterfinals with a match remaining.
The Seattle Sounders were already eliminated from quarterfinal consideration before Wednesday night, but managed their first win in the competition with a 2-0 victory against Honduran side Marathon in Seattle. Michael Fucito scored both goals for the Sounders.
In other Champions League action, the Puerto Rico Islanders rallied to register a last-minute 3-2 victory against Mexican side Toluca in Puerto Rico. The victory moved the Islanders into first place in Group D. Meanwhile, Santos Laguna delivered a 5-1 thrashing of Joe Public.
Here are highlights of the Crew's loss and Sounders win:
CD MUNICIPAL 2, COLUMBUS CREW 1
SEATTLE SOUNDERS 2, MARATHON 0
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