Apr 13, 2013, 9:04 PM EDT
It’s halftime at LA Galaxy-Dallas; the teams are scoreless on the NBC Sports Network’s Saturday night offering.
But let’s take a quick second to mention a continuing failure of Major League Soccer officiating:
(For the record, the quality is slowly improving. I know it’s not always 100 percent apparent, but I truly believe it to be true. That said … )
Persistent infringement is one area MLS officials seem unable to corral. Really, it’s just an awareness thing.
LA Galaxy midfielder Marcelo Sarvas has five fouls at the break. Five! That’s enough for a persistent infringement booking over 90 minutes, much less before intermission.
And yet, Baldomero Toledo has seen no reason to book the Galaxy midfielder. Only he could explain why.
- USWNT 6-0 Haiti: Wambach braces US in 90 minute demolition of Haiti 0
- New York Cosmos reportedly sign Spanish legend Raul, will play and coach 0
- Report: It will be Colombia – not Croatia – for USMNT in November 0
- WATCH: West Brom 2-2 Manchester United: Blind earns draw for Red Devils on road 3
- Premier League Playback: Liverpool can’t get rid of Luis Suarez hangover 0
- MUST SEE: Wesley Sneijder scores two wonder goals 2