Sacha Kljestan got away with a fine for his hands to the face infraction. (Keith Furman/FrontRowSoccer.com Photo)
The Major League Soccer Disciplinary Committee has found Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan in violation of the league’s policy regarding hands to the face, head or neck of an opponent.
Kljestan has been fined an undisclosed amount for his actions against Joao Plata in the 55th minute of the Red Bulls’ 3-1 home loss to the LA Galaxy Sunday.
The Red Bull playmaker can play against Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena Friday night.
Sporting Kansas City forward Latif Blessing was found guilty of simulation/embellishment during the 27th minute against Orlando City SC Saturday. The committee has issued Blessing an undisclosed fine.
The committee also issued D.C. United midfielder Luciano Acosta an undisclosed fine for excessive dissent and failure to leave the field in an orderly manner during the 55th minute of D.C.’s match against the Philadelphia Union Saturday.