RJ Allen was sanctioned by MLS for violent conduct against Atlanta. (Photo courtesy of MLS)

New York City FC defender RJ Allen will be a spectator at Wednesday night’s home game against the New England Revolution.

Allen Tuesday was suspended for the game by the MLS disciplinary committee for one game and issued an undisclosed fine for violent conduct in the 64th minute of NYCFC’s 3-1 loss to Atlanta United Sunday.

Also missing the match at Yankee Stadium with a suspension will be Revs forward Teal Bunbury, who was banned for two games and issued an undisclosed fine.

Bunbury also was sanctioned for violent conduct in the 90th minute of New England’s 2-1 road loss to the Red Bulls Saturday night. Not only will he miss Wednesday’s encounter, Bunbury will be sit out the Revs’ game against Toronto FC Saturday.

Front Row Soccer editor Michael Lewis has covered 13 World Cups (eight men, five women), seven Olympics and 25 MLS Cups. He has written about New York City FC, New York Cosmos, the New York Red Bulls and both U.S. national teams for Newsday and has penned a soccer history column for the Guardian.com. Lewis, who has been honored by the Press Club of Long Island and National Soccer Coaches Association of America, is the former editor of BigAppleSoccer.com. He has written seven books about the beautiful game and has published ALIVE AND KICKING The incredible but true story of the Rochester Lancers. It is available at Amazon.com.