October 15, 2013 at 12:26 PM
Sounders FC, coach Sigi Schmid fined for mass confrontation Sunday in Portland
Sounders FC has been fined $5,000 and coach Sigi Schmid has been fined an additional $1,000 after the MLS Disciplinary Committee determined Seattle violated the league’s mass confrontation policy Sunday.
This hardly comes as a surprise as a 74th-minute red card to Osvaldo Alonso led to quite a reaction from Sounders players, coaches and staff.
Here is video of the incident.
This is the Sounders’ second instance of mass confrontation, according to a news release from the league, but the first isn’t coming immediately to mind.
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