MLS FINES OF THE WEEK

(I can't think of any sport other than soccer where players are fined for simulation, embellishment and mass confrontation -- what a sport!)

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has found Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almir贸n guilty of simulation/embellishment in the 16th minute of Atlanta鈥檚 match against New England on October 6. Almir贸n has been issued an undisclosed fine for his actions.

Minnesota United FC midfielder Alexi G贸mez was found guilty of simulation/embellishment in the 71st minute of Minnesota鈥檚 match against the Philadelphia Union on October 6. G贸mez has been issued an undisclosed fine for his actions.

The MLS Disciplinary Committee has found both Sporting Kansas City and the LA Galaxy in violation of the Mass Confrontation Policy during the 47th minute of the teams鈥 match on October 6. Sporting KC, as well as manager and technical director Peter Vermes, have been issued undisclosed fines for the club鈥檚 second violation of League policy this season. The LA Galaxy have been issued a warning for the club鈥檚 first violation of the League鈥檚 policy this season.