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Red card or yellow card? [VIDEO]
by Paul Kennedy, July 31st, 2009 6:45AM
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Referee Jose Carlos Rivero decision to red card Boston Breakers defender Alex Scott for her studs-up tackle on Washington's French international, Sonia Bompastor, five minutes into Wednesday's game didn't sit well with Boston coach Tony DiCicco, who for the second time this year ripped the Women's Professional Soccer refereeing after the game.

"He's over his head," DiCicco said of Rivero in an interview with the Washington Post. "Most of the referees in this league have been over their heads. And they can look the part and play the part but that is just a very, very difficult call in that stage in the game."

Washington won the game, 1-0, on a second-half goal by Abby Wambach and leapfrogged the Breakers in the WPS standings with less than two weeks to play in the regular season.

View for yourself, but the foul was clearly a red-card offense, fifth minute or not ...

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