Richmond Kickers 1, D.C. United 2 Harrisburg City Islanders 3, New England Revolution 3 (Harrisburg advances on PKs.)Carolina RailHawks 2, LA Galaxy 1 Michigan Bucks 3, Chicago Fire 2 Tampa Bay Rowdies 1, Colorado Rapids 3 Columbus Crew 1, Dayton Dutch Lions 2 Charleston Battery 0, New York Red Bulls 3 Philadelphia Union 3, Rochester Rhinos 0 FC Dallas 0, Charlotte Eagles 2 San Antonio Scorpions 1, Houston Dynamo 0 Sporting Kansas City 3, Orlando City 2Real Salt Lake 1, Minnesota Stars FC 3 Ventura County Fusion 0, Chivas USA 1 San Jose Earthquakes 2, Ft. Lauderdale Strikers 1
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Two more MLS teams enter the tournament Wednesday: Portland Timbers, who will host Cal FC at 7:30 p.m.; and, of course, Sounders FC, which will meet the Atlanta Silverbacks at Starfire Sports Stadium at 7 p.m.
Here is something Sounders coach Sigi Schimd said earlier in the day when asked if MLS teams were taking the tournament more seriously:
"I think more are taking it seriously from the standpoint that they know it gets you into the Champions League...Now that people see that it's a vehicle to get in to the Champions League, I think teams look at it a little more seriously. Each team has to manage it as to where their players are at this present moment, and that will determine the team they put on the field."