Kick Off: Chivas top Seattle | dos Santos injured | Soccer For All launches

Here is everything you need to know about MLS and North American soccer this morning:

Sounders KO'd at Chivas

Clint Dempsey and the shorthanded Sounders were tripped up in Mexico. |

The injury bug struck again as Seattle failed to hold their series lead in suffering a 3-0 (3-1 on aggregate) loss at Chivas. The visitors had Will Bruin and Chad Marshall hobble off during a scoreless first half, before the Guadalajara side flipped the tie with a trio of strikes after the break. RECAP

CCL final four set

Wednesday's result has set up a pair of intriguing semifinal match-ups. The New York Red Bulls are next up to tackle Chivas, while Toronto FC will duel with Joe Corona's Club América for a place in the final. READ MORE

Andrew Wiebe chose this proud time to remind the two MLS clubs left in the tourney that, for all their fine efforts to date, what matters most is staying focused enough to bring home the Champions League crown. READ MORE

Soccer For All kicks off

On Tuesday, MLS – through its community outreach initiative, MLS WORKS – launched Soccer For All, a new platform that emphasizes the league's commitment to end discrimination and showcases the efforts taking place throughout the league to drive positive social change and foster more inclusive communities. READ MORE

Bad hammy sidelines Gio

LA Galaxy playmaker Giovani dos Santos is expected to miss 1-3 weeks due to a hamstring injury picked up in their weekend loss to New York City FC. READ MORE

Sapong rewarded with fresh deal

The Philadelphia Union have moved to lock down their top scorer, inking an improved contract with CJ Sapong. The US international is now signed through next season, with a club option for 2020. READ MORE

Adding up Giovinco's FK mastery

With some fresh numbers from Opta, it becomes easier to argue that Toronto FC star Sebastian Giovinco is the most lethal dead ball striker in the world. READ MORE

Jonathan dos Santos, Vela get Mexico call

One player from each Los Angeles team has been called up by Mexico ahead of late March friendlies with Croatia and Iceland. Carlos Vela has been summoned from LAFC, and he will be joined in camp by LA Galaxy midfielder Jonathan dos Santos. READ MORE

Exports: Parks brace sparks Benfica B rout

Benfica B midfield prospect Keaton Parks continues to impress for the second flight reserve side. The US Under-20 international opened and closed the scoring in Wednesday night's 4-0 win over Uniao Madeira, and reports out of Portugal indicate that he'll spend at least the 2018-19 preseason with Benfica's first team. READ MORE Must-Watch

Stepehen Keel fills in for Calen Carr on This Week In MLS