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MLS Power Rankings Week Four: Red Cards Ruin the Weekend

Published by on April 12, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLS

What do Seattle, Chivas, Los Angeles, San Jose, Houston, and New York all have in common? They all had at least one player sent off this weekend. In the case of Los Angeles, it was two, after Alan Gordon picked up two yellow cards within five minutes and Gregg Berhalter denied a clear goalscoring opportunity.

With so many players missing in action, it was tough for teams to develop any sort of fluidity in their game. Playing a man down forced some teams into unnaturally defensive postures. This in turn led to three 0-0 or 1-0 scorelines out of seven matches this weekend.

Ugly? I think so. Let's hope for some better results from week five.

After four weeks, we have three unbeaten teams and an astounding fi...

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