- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - Houston midfielder Alex Monteiro de Lima and San Jose Earthquakes defender Andres Imperiale were each suspended for one game and fined undisclosed amounts by MLS on Wednesday for serious foul plays that endangered the safety of opponents.

Monteiro de Lima was penalized for his actions in the 71st minute of the Dynamo’s 1-0 loss to Columbus on Saturday. MLS also fined Columbus forward Kei Kamara for instigating mass confrontation.

Imperiale was penalized for his play in the 31st minute of a 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.

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