MLS Disciplinary Committee suspends Marco Fabian additional game

Marco Fabian - Philadelphia Union - March 2, 2019

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended one player, fined three players and issued a warning to two teams after Week 3 of the 2019 MLS regular season.

Fabian violent conduct

The Disciplinary Committee issued Philadelphia Union midfielder Marco Fabian an additional game suspension (two games total) and an additional fine of an undisclosed amount for his violent conduct during the 58th minute of Philadelphia's match against Sporting KC on Mar. 10. Fabian, who originally received a red card for the incident, served the first game of his suspension against Atlanta United on March 17 and will serve his second game against Columbus Crew SC on Saturday.

Piatti embellishment/simulation

The Disciplinary Committee has found Montreal Impact forward Ignacio Piatti guilty of simulation/embellishment. The incident took place in first-half stoppage time of the match against Orlando City on March 16. As a result, Piatti has been fined an undisclosed amount.

Silva failure to leave field

The Disciplinary Committee has found Real Salt Lake defender Marcelo Silva in violation of leaving the field in a timely and orderly manner following his red card. The incident took place in the 66th minute of RSL's game against D.C. United on March 16. As a result, Silva has been fined an undisclosed amount.

Montreal, Orlando mass confrontation warning; Dwyer fine

The Disciplinary Committee has found the Montreal Impact and Orlando City in violation of the mass confrontation policy in second-half stoppage time of their game and issued a warning to each club for their first violation this season. In addition, Orlando City forward Dom Dwyer has been found to have instigated and escalated the mass confrontation during the same incident, and has been issued an undisclosed fine.