HARRISON, NJ - APRIL 28: Clyde Simms #19 of the New England Revolution and Joel Lindpere #20 of the New York Red Bulls battle for a loose ball during the game at Red Bull Arena on April 28, 2012 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)
It tough to swallow a loss to a rival. Especially when that loss must be faced to a rival who's team is depleted. Even tougher when the depleted rival loses their top player a quarter of the way through the game and we just can't cut through.