RSL's Alexandre suspended one game

RSL's Alexandre suspended one game

MLS- Real Salt Lake

RSL's Alexandre suspended one game

Alexandre (Getty Images)

When Real Salt Lake forward Jean Alexandre came in for a studs-up challenge on D.C. United defender Jed Zayner in the 49th minute of Saturday's draw at Rio Tinto Stadium no foul was called, and no card was handed out. That hardly means that Alexandre escaped punishment from the league.

Alexandre was suspended one game for the challenge and won't be available for RSL's game at Chicago Wednesday night. Real Salt Lake shouldn't be as shorthanded with Alexandre unavailable, as Will Johnson has already returned from Gold Cup duty, and Alvaro Saborio and Arturo Alvarez both had their teams eliminated from the tournament as well.

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