Uri Rosell was sent off in the 83rd minute as Sporting KC maintained a 0-0 draw with Real Salt Lake.
Sporting Kansas City was able to get their first win of the MLS season after defeating San Jose 1-0 at Sporting Park.
A Pavone hat trick and a second half offensive outburst by Cruz Azul put Sporting KC's Champions League dreams to rest.
Sporting KC controlled the first half and went up in the 80th minute, but Matt Hedges' late equalizer forced the teams to settle for a draw.
Chad Barrett's 94th minute goal gave the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 goal, keeping with the tradition of Seattle beating Sporting KC late.