MLS Disciplinary Committee charges Vancouver Whitecaps, Real Salt Lake with mass confrontation

Last weekend's Real Salt Lake vs. Vancouver Whitecaps matchup marked the birth of a new MLS rivalry, according to 'Caps boss Carl Robinson.

But it came at a price.

Robinson and the Vancouver Whitecaps were both fined by the MLS Disciplinary Committee after violating the league's mass confrontation policy for the second time this season.

The incident took place in the 73rd minute after a disputed penalty kick converted by Vancouver's Darren Mattocks and Real Salt Lake were also involved, earning them their first official warning of 2014.

2014 MLS DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE DECISIONS

Week 19: Vancouver Whitecaps, Real Salt Lake charged with mass confrontation

Week 17: New York defender Armando, Colorado forward Sánchez suspended two games each

Week 17: Revs midfielder Lee Nguyen suspended for stomp on RSL's John Stertzer

Week 16: FC Dallas winger Fabian Castillo suspended four matches

Week 15: D.C. United's Fabian Espindola suspended, FC Dallas' Josema Bazan suspended, Portland Timbers' Maximiliano Urruti fined

Week 14: Colorado Rapids' Dillon Serna suspended, fines handed out to Chicago Fire, Seattle Sounders

Week 13: Fines issued to Montreal Impact's Hassoun Camara for simulation, Sporting KC's Igor Julião for hands to the face and Vancouver's Sebastian Fernandez for embellishment

Week 12: Vancouver Whitecaps, Seattle Sounders warned for violating mass confrontation policy, Vancouver Whitecaps' Pedro Morales and Seattle Sounders' Chad Barrett fined

Week 11: D.C. United's Eddie Johnson, Portland Timbers' Alvas Powell suspended

Week 10: San Jose's Víctor Bernárdez suspended

Week 9: LA Galaxy's Rob Friend fined for embellishment

Week 8: D.C.'s Eddie Johnson fined for hands to the face; Vancouver's Paolo Tornaghi suspended for entering field

Week 7: Crew's Bernardo Añor fined for mass confrontation, Chivas USA's Wilmer Cabrera fined

Week 6: Crew's Giancarlo Gonzalez fined for embellishment

Week 5: D.C.'s Lewis Neal suspended, Revolution's Jay Heaps is fined

Week 4: Toronto's Steven Caldwell suspended; Colorado's Drew Moor fined

Week 3: Toronto's Jackson and Portland's Donovan Ricketts are suspended

Week 2: Seattle's Clint Dempsey, two other players suspended

Week 1: D.C.'s Luis Silva fined for simulation