Crew’s Renteria suspended by MLS for headbutt
Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee has suspended
Columbus Crew forward Emilio Renteria for one game and fined him an
undisclosed amount for his headbutt of Sporting Kansas City’s Paulo
Nagamura on Saturday.
The incident took place in the 68th minute of the match, won by
Kansas City, 2-0.
Renteria was fouled by Nagamura, precipitating an argument. Both
players received yellow cards before Renteria headbutted Nagamura.
Referees did not see Renteria’s action, but it was picked up by
Fines of MLS players are collected and donated to charity.