MLS Discipline: Schuler and Asad suspended this weekend

Its weekly review of incidents in MLS games has resulted in the MLS Disciplinary Committee suspending and fining two players and issuing a fine to a third.

RSL defender Chris Schuler has been fined and suspended one game for committing serious foul play while wiping out Sporting Kansas City Gerso Fernandes in the 10th minute of their game last weekend. Though he eventually cautioned 10 players in the 3-0 SKC victory, referee Jose Carlos Rivero did not card Schuler for his foul. Schuler will serve the suspension when RSL plays FC Dallas on Saturday.

Atlanta United midfielder Yamil Asad has been suspended for one game and fined for committing for violent conduct in the 83rd minute of Atlanta’s 3-1 loss to D.C. United on Sunday. Asad was cautioned by referee Jair Marrufo after fouling Lloyd Sam near the sideline. Asad will serve the suspension Sunday when Atlanta United plays New York City FC.

Portland Timbers midfielder Dairon Asprilla has been fined for simulation/embellishment in the 58th minute of the Timbers' 2-2 tie with FC Dallas on April 29.

2 comments about "MLS Discipline: Schuler and Asad suspended this weekend".
  1. Quarterback TD, May 3, 2017 at 8:54 a.m.

    Too soft suspensions, these infractions should be a minimum 5 games so the players know it's not a wrestling game. It's crazy how these players get away with murder.

  2. Nick Daverese, May 3, 2017 at 9:38 p.m.

    Jose Carlos Rivero cautioned 10 players in one game? Evidently, he lost control of that game.

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