MLS Disciplinary Committee Fines Sunny and Mike Petke


NEW YORK (August 10, 2018) – The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued Toronto FC midfielder Chris Mavinga an undisclosed fine for failure to leave the field in a timely and orderly manner after the final whistle of Toronto’s match against Atlanta United on August 4 (VIDEO).
 
The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued Mavinga an additional undisclosed fine and additional one-game suspension (two-games total) for violent conduct after the final whistle of Toronto’s match against Atlanta United on August 4 (VIDEO). Mavinga, who originally received a red card for his actions, will serve his red card suspension during Toronto’s next MLS Regular Season match on August 12 against New York City FC. The defender will serve his additional one-game suspension during Toronto’s MLS Regular Season match on August 18 against the San Jose Earthquakes.
 
The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued Orlando City SC midfielder Yoshimar Yotun an additional game suspension (two games total) and issued an additional undisclosed fine for violent conduct during the 90+ minute of Orlando’s match against the New England Revolution on August 4 (VIDEO).  Yotun, who originally received a red card for his actions, will serve his red card suspension during Orlando’s next MLS Regular Season match on August 12 against DC United.  The midfielder will serve his additional one-game suspension during Orlando’s MLS Regular Season match on August 24 against Atlanta United.
 
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Yohan Croizet was found guilty of simulation/embellishment in the 7th minute of Kansas City’s match against the Houston Dynamo on August 4 (VIDEO). The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued Croizet an undisclosed fine.
 
Real Salt Lake midfielder Sunday “Sunny” Stephen was found guilty of simulation/embellishment in the 90+ minute of Real Salt Lake’s match against the Chicago Fire on August 4 (VIDEO). The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued Stephen an undisclosed fine.
 
The MLS Disciplinary Committee has found the Houston Dynamo in violation of the Mass Confrontation Policy during the 90+ minute of the Dynamo’s match against Sporting Kansas City on August 4 (VIDEO). Houston has been issued a warning for the club’s first violation of the League’s Policy this season.
 
The MLS Disciplinary Committee has found both the New England Revolution and Orlando City SC in violation of the Mass Confrontation Policy during the 94th minute of the teams’ match on August 4 (VIDEO). Orlando City SC and head coach James O’Connor have been issued an undisclosed fine for the club’s third violation of League policy this season. The New England Revolution have been issued a warning for the club’s first violation of the League’s policy this season.

Real Salt Lake Head Coach Mike Petke was found in violation of the Suspended Coach Policy during Real Salt Lake’s match on July 21 against the Colorado Rapids. Suspended coaches are prohibited from entering the bench area, locker room, or field level. Petke has been issued an undisclosed fine for entering one of the prohibited areas.
 

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