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The MLS Disciplinary Committee has fined and suspended three players for incidents in Week 22 of the 2016 MLS season.


Horst challenge on Bernier



The Committee unanimously ruled to suspend Houston Dynamo defender David Horst one game and fine him for "violent conduct which endangered the safety of an opponent," for throwing an elbow at the head of Montreal Impact midfielder Patrice Bernier in the 35th minute of Houston’s 1-0 away defeat to the Impact on Sunday.


Horst, who was not called for a foul on the play, will be suspended for Houston’s match against Toronto FC on Saturday.


Nocerino foul on Dempsey



The Committee unanimously ruled to suspend Orlando City SC midfielder Antonio Nocerino for one game and fine him for "violent conduct which endangered the safety of an opponent," for kicking a ball at prone Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey after the whistle had blown in the 33rd minute of Orlando’s 3-1 loss to the Sounders on Sunday. 


Nocerino, who was was shown a yellow card on the play, will be suspended for Orlando City’s match at Chicago on Sunday. 


Larentowicz foul on Perrinelle



The Committee unanimously ruled to suspend LA Galaxy midfielder Jeff Larentowicz one game and fine him for "serious foul play that endangered the safety of an opponent," for his sliding challenge on New York Red Bulls defender Damien Perrinelle in the 25th minute of LA’s 2-2 draw against New York on Sunday.


Larentowicz was shown a yellow card for the challenge. He will be suspended for the Galaxy's game against Colorado on Saturday.