MLS Disciplinary Committee Decisions: Week 12
NEW YORK (May 25, 2017) – The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended New York Red Bulls defender Michael Murillo for one game and issued an undisclosed fine for violent conduct in the 68th minute of the Red Bulls’ match against Toronto FC on May 19 (VIDEO). Murillo will serve the suspension during the Red Bulls' next match on Saturday, March 27 against the New England Revolution.
D.C. United forward José Ortiz was found guilty of simulation/embellishment during the 77th minute of D.C.’s match against the Chicago Fire on May 20 (VIDEO). The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued Ortiz an undisclosed fine.
Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman has been suspended for one game and issued an undisclosed fine for violent conduct in the 16th minute of Salt Lake’s match against Seattle Sounders FC on May 20 (VIDEO). Beckerman will serve the suspension during Salt Lake’s next match on Saturday, May 27 against the Philadelphia Union.
The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended New England Revolution defender Benjamin Angoua for one game and issued an undisclosed fine for violent conduct in the 31st minute of the New England’s match against Columbus Crew SC on May 21 (VIDEO). Angoua will serve the suspension during the Revolution’s next match on Saturday, May 27 against the New York Red Bulls.
Additionally, Minnesota United FC Head Coach Adrian Heath was found in violation of the League’s policy regarding Entering the Field of Play. Due to a change in policy prior to the start of the 2017 season, Heath will receive an official warning for his first offense in 2017 for entering the field during a non-confrontational incident. Per the MLS Competition Guidelines, subsequent violations of the policy will result in fines or suspensions.