MLS suspends Alonso, Jimenez

MLS suspends Alonso, Jimenez

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MLS suspends Alonso, Jimenez


Alonso (Getty Images)

A pair of mid-week challenges have led to two more players being suspended by the MLS Disciplinary Committee. 

Seattle Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso was suspended two games, and Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Hector Jimenez was suspended one for their two-footed, studs-up challenges on Wednesday night. 

Alonso joins Leo Gonzalez, Zach Scott, Alvaro Fernandez and Eddie Johnson as Sounders who have been fined and/or suspended this season under the league's new policy. He entered into a challenge on Columbus' Cole Grossman in the 82nd minute of their match but was not carded for it. Jimenez, however, was sent off for his tackle on San Jose's Steve Beitashour, but the MLS DC elected to suspend him an additional game on top of the automatic one-game he'll have to miss for drawing a red card.

Video of both incidents is after the jump:

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