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Poll: Did Sam Cronin deserve a red card?

Sam Cronin was sent off with a straight red card in the 82nd minute of San Jose's 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo on Sunday. That means an automatic 1-game suspension for Cronin.

Cronin had a surprised look on his face when the referee whistled the foul and was even more shocked when the red card came out. Ultimately, the referee's decision will cost the Quakes a starting midfielder for their match against FC Dallas on Saturday.

Take a glance at the replay below and you decide whether Cronin's red card was warranted. Did Cronin make enough contact to deserve the red? Did he make contact at all? Were the studs up? You make the call!

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