April 12, 2009

MLS: Chivas USA 0, Los Angeles 0 (tie)

Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy combined for nine cards and three ejections as they fought to a scoreless tie Saturday.

Chivas USA midfielder Paulo Nagamura drew a second yellow card -- and an ejection -- after a hard tackle on Landon Donovan just before the intermission. Galaxy forward Alan Gordan left the game in the 71sst minute after getting two yellows within three minutes.

Galaxy defender Gregg Berhalter drew a red card in the 79th minute for grabbing Alecko Eskandarian to keep him from getting a shot off.

Chivas USA is 3-0-1. The Galaxy is 0-1-2.