In no way is Gateway United making excuses, but it has been a constant series of bad karma this season. In this weeks match, Chris Pontius had to play 35 minutes with a broken bone after his on the field collision in the 6th minute. This obviously affected his performance and will likely have to be dropped from the roster. This is just a series of setbacks affecting the Saints this season. Jeff Cunningham was the best player for the club last season and is now riding the bench most of the games. Ljundberg was once the man and is now a disappointment. These are not excuses, just the facts.