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MLS Disciplinary Committee suspends Chicago Fire's Bakary Soumare for endangering safety of an opponent

On Thursday, the MLS Disciplinary Committee announced a pair of decisions from Week 28.

From the Sept. 20 game between the Chicago Fire and D.C. United, Fire defender Bakary Soumare was fined and issued a one-game suspension for his tackle that endangered the safety of an opponent (VIDEO). Soumare will miss the Fire's Sept. 28 game against the Houston Dynamo.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has also fined Chivas USA midfielder Leandro Barrera an undisclosed amount for simulation in the 80th minute of the team's game at Toronto FC on Sept. 21 (watch the play).


Week 27: Nick LaBrocca suspended  |  Michael Bradley fined

Week 26: D.C. United's Ben Olsen, Davy Arnaud and Sean Franklin fined along with New York Red Bulls' Roy Miller

Week 25: Montreal Impact's Hassoun Camara, Chivas USA's Erick Torres suspended, Seattle's Pineda and D.C.'s Silva fined

Week 24MLS Disciplinary Committee fines, suspends Portland Timbers' Norberto Paparatto for serious foul play

Week 23FC Dallas midfielder Andrés Escobar fined for embellishment

Week 21Jamison Olave suspended two games, both Morales and Cahill fined

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 16FC Dallas winger Fabian Castillo suspended four matches

Week 15D.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