MLS fines New England’s Toja, Chivas USA’s Fleita
New England Revolution midfielder Juan Toja was fined an
undisclosed amount Thursday for embellishment intended to deceive
the referee in a game against the Philadelphia Union.
MLS also fined Chivas USA assistant coach Walter Fleita $500 for
irresponsible behavior in the technical area during a game against
the Los Angeles Galaxy. Fleita’s dismissal from the sideline
carries an automatic one-game suspension and $500 fine. He will
serve the suspension during Chivas USA’s game against the Chicago
Fire on Sunday and his total fine is $1,000.