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Rivas gets two-game suspension for headbutt
August 10th, 2012 12:14AM

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[MLS SUSPENSIONS] Montreal Impact defender Nelson Rivas' vicious headbutt on Philadelphia Union forward Antoine Hoppenot earned him a two-game suspension in addition to the automatic one-game suspension he received for being red carded.

The Colombian's suspension begins with Montreal’s game at New England on Sunday.



2 comments
  1. Ben Gorton
    commented on: August 10, 2012 at 8 a.m.
    Jack Mack.....Way to go!! It's nice to know your teammates have your back!!!

  1. Albert Harris
    commented on: August 10, 2012 at 11:25 a.m.
    Poor decision. If that head butt is just 3 games what does it take to get more? A shiv in the ribs? MLS blew it. Just invites more thuggery.


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