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MLS Disciplinary Committee Decisions Announced

November 9, 2018 - Major League Soccer (MLS) News Release

NEW YORK - The MLS Disciplinary Committee has found New York City FC defender Anton Tinnerholm guilty of simulation/embellishment in the 55th minute of NYCFC's match against the Philadelphia Union on Oct. 31. Tinnerholm has been issued an undisclosed fine for his actions.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has found Real Salt Lake midfielder Damir Kreilach guilty of simulation/embellishment in the 20th minute of RSL's match against Los Angeles FC on Nov. 4. Kreilach has been issued an undisclosed fine for his actions.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued Seattle Sounders FC defenders Kelvin Leerdam and Román Torres each an undisclosed fine for entering the field of play during the 90+ minute of Seattle's match against the San Jose Earthquakes on Oct. 28.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has found both FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers in violation of the Mass Confrontation Policy during the 45+ minute of the teams' match on October 31.

FC Dallas, as well as head coach Oscar Pareja, each have been issued an undisclosed fine for the club's second violation of the League's policy this season. The Portland Timbers have been issued a warning for the club's first violation of the League's policy this season.

FC Dallas defender Reto Ziegler has been found in violation of the League's policy regarding hands to the face, head, or neck of an opponent during the mass confrontation incident. The defender has been issued an undisclosed fine for his actions during the 45+ minute of Dallas' match against the Portland Timbers on Oct. 31.

LA Galaxy midfielder Jonathan dos Santos has been found in violation of the League's policy regarding hands to the face, head, or neck of an opponent. The midfielder has been issued an undisclosed fine for his actions during the 90+ minute of the Galaxy's match against the Houston Dynamo on Oct. 28.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has found Columbus Crew SC defender Gaston Sauro in violation of the League's policy regarding hands to the face, head or neck of an opponent. Sauro has been issued an undisclosed fine for his actions in the 105+ minute of the Crew SC's match against DC United on Nov.1.


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