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Chivas USA, LA Galaxy: Cards Ruin the SuperClasico

Published by on April 13, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLS

Any fan of soccer understands the importance of a yellow card and the necessity of a red card. But the display by Tim Weyland in the SuperClasico was outrageous and unnecessary.

A referee should never be noticed during a game of soccer.

The fact his name was mentioned by Alexi Lalas and John Harkes on ESPN Saturday night more times than any single player, is an embarrassment.

The match between the LA Galaxy and Chivas USA was a derby. A rivalry. A game for the city of Los Angeles. For pride. Of course we expect players to be chippy, a little excited to open the game. That is what the fans and the coaches want.

Two fouls were obvious cards; The Galaxy's Gregg Berhalter deserved a red card ...

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