The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued the following rules ahead of Week 32 of the 2022 season.
Charlotte FC defender Christian Fuchs has been issued an additional one-match suspension and an undisclosed fine for violent conduct in the 55th minute of Charlotte's match against New York City FC on September 10.
The play was reviewed under Disciplinary Committee Parameter 2, in which the MLS Disciplinary Committee may act where the officials see an incident and issue a red card. The Disciplinary Committee may review the play for further disciplinary action, over and above the mandatory suspension and fine. Under Parameter 2, supplemental discipline (suspension and/or fine) will be administered if the Disciplinary Committee believes the offense is egregious in nature, and/or it must act to protect player safety, and/or it must protect the integrity of the game, and/or the player is guilty of repeat behavior.
Columbus Crew forward Cucho Hernandez was found guilty of violating the League's policy regarding hands to the face/head/neck of an opponent in the 65th minute of Columbus' match against CF Montréal on September 9.
Hernandez has been fined an undisclosed amount for the violation.
Quioto has been fined an undisclosed amount for the violation.
Hollingshead has been fined an undisclosed amount for the violation.
Charlotte FC/NYCFC fined
Charlotte FC and NYCFC have each been found in violation of the Mass Confrontation Policy in the 90th minute of their match on September 10. Charlotte (second violation) and NYCFC (third violation) have each been fined an undisclosed amount.
NYCFC head coach Nick Cushing has also been issued an undisclosed fine for violating the Mass Confrontation Policy for a second time this season.