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2014 Review--US Open Cup, Round 5

The 2014 Review continues with a look at the Rapids-Silverbacks match on June 24

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The 2014 Rapids Review has gone fairly well with some good games and some bad ones, but looking at the Atlanta Silverbacks match on June 24 is proving to be difficult to discuss.

Here is what is important: The Colorado Rapids lost 2-1 to Atlanta Silverbacks on a night with a massive rain delay and a referee that lost so much control that seven people were ejected.  To quote Richard Fleming it was "farcical."

I was at this match and was so shocked at the level of play, level of refereeing, and the unprofessionalism from the Silverbacks.  It was a disgusting, ugly match that warrants only this commentary: