Toronto FC goalkeeper Chris Konopka has been suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for endangering the safey of an opponent in Toronto’s match on Sunday against New York City FC, the MLS Disciplinary Committee announced on Wednesday.
Konopka slid into NYCFC's Andoni Iraola in the 59th minute of the match in an incident that went unpunished by the officiating crew (video above).
In addition, New York Red Bulls midfielder Lloyd Sam was fined an undisclosed amount for embellishment in the 34th minute of New York’s match against New England on Saturday (VIDEO).
Also fined an undisclosed amount for embellishment was Vancouver Whitecaps defender Kendall Waston for an 88th minute incident during Vancouver’s match against Sporting Kansas City on Sunday (VIDEO).
2015 MLS DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE DECISIONS:
Week 19: TFC's Konopka suspended, two players fined for embellishment
Week 17: Quakes' Stewart suspended one game
Week 16: Toronto FC's Perquis, Vancouver's Waston both fined
Week 13: Sounders' Alonso, D.C.'s Rolfe both suspended for violent conduct
Week 12: Sounders asst. equipment manager suspended one game and fined for violating policy on entering field / leaving bench area
Week 11: RBNY's Marsch fined for violating policy on entering field / leaving bench area
Week 10: Klopas suspended one game, Red Bulls and NYCFC violate Mass Confrontation Policy
Week 9: Jones, Abang fined as New England, New York, Vancouver found in violation of Mass Confrontation Policy
Week 8: Watson, Stertzer, Carrasco suspended and fined, Perquis fined
Week 7: Marshall, Sarvas suspended, Davies warned | Saunders suspended
Week 6: Revs, Crew SC warned for mass confrontation
Week 5: Emeghara suspended, Quakes warned
Week 4: Fred, Moore suspended and fined
Week 3: Pfeffer, Manneh suspended | Rodriguez suspended, fined
Week 2: Bekker fined, Sporting KC assistant suspended, fined
Week 1: Riley, Tchani, two staffers suspended; three others fined