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11 players at risk of being suspended for Conference Championship Leg 2

When Sporting Kansas City face the Portland Timbers in Leg 1 of the Western Conference Championship, they'll be without one of their leading goalscorers as Diego Rubio sits out due to a suspension for yellow card accumulation. 

Any player cautioned in two separate playoffs games earns an automatic one-game suspension, though cards are wiped clean for the MLS Cup final.

With Rubio already sidelined, there are a host of players in that series, as well as the Eastern Conference Championship between the New York Red Bulls and Atlanta United, who will be walking a tightrope in the first leg this Sunday.

Here is the full list of players who are one yellow card away from suspension:

Player Team
Josef Martinez ATL
Eric Remedi ATL
Hector Villalba ATL
Franco Escobar ATL
Miles Robinson ATL
Diego Chara POR
Andres Flores POR
Liam Ridgewell POR
Diego Valeri POR
Sean Davis RBNY
Roger Espinoza SKC

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