Koffie, Camara, Bernardez suspended by MLS Disciplinary Committee

Koffie, Camara, Bernardez suspended by MLS Disciplinary Committee

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Koffie, Camara, Bernardez suspended by MLS Disciplinary Committee

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The MLS Disciplinary Committee had plenty of incidents to sift through from this past week, and three more players have received bans for harsh fouls.

Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Gershon Koffie, Montreal Impact defender Hassoun Camara and San Jose Earthquakes defender Victor Bernardez were all suspended for a game and fined an undisclosed amount for their actions.

Koffie was caught for his kick to the midsection of Seattle's Andy Rose at the end of a 2-0 loss to the rival Sounders, and he was fined an additional undisclosed amount for a gesture he made after the fact at referee Silviu Petrescu. Koffie had just come off serving a suspension for card accumulation, but he'll miss Vancouver's Cascadia Cup battle against Portland this weekend.

Camara and San Jose's Steven Lenhart drew matching red cards for their altercation, but Camara's violent swipe from behind was deemed over the top, so he will have to miss a total of two games for the Impact, which will be against D.C. United and Columbus, two teams Montreal is trying to fend off for a playoff berth. Bernardez, meanwhile, was punished for his foul on Lamar Neagle soon after in that same match, and he'll miss the Earthquakes' battle against the Colorado Rapids Saturday night.

What do you think of these developments? Were all the punishments deserved? Should the committee have taken more action for any of them?

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