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MLS Disciplinary issues suspensions, fines for Minnesota-Colorado incident

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has issued four suspensions, as well as fines to the teams, coaches and players involved following the mass confrontation incident between Minnesota United FC and the Colorado Rapids in Week 33 of the 2018 MLS regular season.

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Minnesota, as well as head coach Adrian Heath, have been fined an undisclosed amount for the club's second violation of the league's mass confrontation policy this season.

Colorado, as well as head coach Anthony Hudson have been fined an undisclosed amount for the club's third violation of the league's mass confrontation policy this season.

Minnesota midfielder Alexi Gomez has been issued a three-game suspension and fined an undisclosed amount for violent conduct. He will serve his suspension against the LA Galaxy on Oct. 21, against Columbus Crew SC on Oct. 28, and in Minnesota's first match of the 2019 MLS regular season.

Minnesota midfielder Harrison Heath, who was shown a red card during the incident, has been issued an additional game suspension (two games total) and fined an undisclosed amount for entering the field of play during a confrontational incident. He will serve his first suspension on Oct. 21 against the LA Galaxy and second suspension on Oct. 28 against Columbus.

Colorado forward Yannick Boli has been suspended for one game and fined an undisclosed amount for entering the field of play during a confrontational incident. He will serve his suspension during the Rapids' match against the San Jose Earthquakes on Oct. 21.

Minnesota goalkeeper coach John Pascarella, who was dismissed during the incident, has been issued an additional three-game suspension (four games total) and fined an undisclosed amount for aggressive behavior toward an opponent and for entering the field of play during a confrontational incident. He will serve his first two suspensions on Oct. 21 against the LA Galaxy and Oct. 28 against Columbus, and his remaining two suspensions in Minnesota's first two matches of the 2019 MLS regular season.

Colorado midfielder Marlon Hairston and defender Edgar Castillo, as well as Minnesota midfielder Miguel Ibarra, have each been fined an undisclosed amount for inciting or escalating the mass confrontation incident.

Minnesota midfielder Maximiano has been fined an undisclosed amount for violating the bench behavior policy.

Colorado midfielder Jack Price, as well as Minnesota defender Brent Kallman, midfielder Darwin Quintero and forward Angelo Rodriguez, have each been fined an undisclosed amount after being found in violation of the league's policy regarding hands to the face, head or neck of an opponent during the mass confrontation incident.

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