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MLS Disciplinary Committee hands out more fines and suspensions from #MINvCOL

The Rapids will be without Tommy Smith and Yannick Boli this weekend against San Jose.

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Minnesota United FC Harrison Barden-USA TODAY Sports

By now, we’re pretty much all aware of the mess that took place in stoppage time last weekend in the match vs. Minnesota United. If not, let’s catch you up:

In the game, the head referee handed out three red cards: Tommy Smith (foul and abusive language), Harrison Heath (no impact on timing), and John Pascarella, Minnesota’s goalkeeper coach.

After the DisCo review, more punishments have been handed out:

Colorado

  • Colorado Rapids and head coach Anthony Hudson have been issued an undisclosed fine for their third violation of the mass confrontation policy.
  • Yannick Boli has been issued an undisclosed fine and a one-game suspension for “entering the field of play during a confrontational incident.” Boli will be suspended against the San Jose Earthquakes this weekend.
  • Marlon Hairston and Edgar Castillo have been issued an undisclosed fine for “inciting or escalating the mass confrontation incident.”
  • Jack Price has been issued an undisclosed fine for “hands to the face, head, or neck of an opponent during the mass confrontation incident.”
  • The appeal of Tommy Smith’s red card was denied, so he will also be suspended this weekend.
  • Each MLS club can have two unsuccessful appeals per season, and since Colorado lost this one, they have one appeal left for the 2018 season.


Minnesota

  • Minnesota United and head coach Adrian Heath have been issued an undisclosed fine for their second violation of the mass confrontation policy.
  • Midfielder Alexi Gomez has been issued an undisclosed fine and three-game suspension for violent conduct, which carries into the first game of the 2019 season.
  • Midfielder Harrison Heath received an undisclosed fine and additional game suspension (two games total) for “entering the field of play during a confrontational incident.”
  • Goalkeeper coach John Pascarella received an undisclosed fine and additional three-game suspension (four games total) for “aggressive behavior toward an opponent and for entering the field of play during a confrontational incident.”
  • Midfielder Maximiano has been issued an undisclosed fine for “violating the bench behavior policy.”
  • Defender Brent Kallman, midfielder Darwin Quintero, and forward Angelo Rodriguez have been fined for “hands to the face, head or neck of an opponent during the mass confrontation incident.”