Marquez suspended 1 game by Red Bulls
New York Red Bulls defender Rafael Marquez has been suspended by
coach Hans Backe and will miss Saturday night’s Major League Soccer
game against Portland.
The Mexico international was critical of his teammates after
Wednesday’s 3-1 loss to Real Salt Lake at home.
Marquez, one of the highest-paid players in MLS, has not scored
a goal this season for the struggling Red Bulls, who have won just
seven games and currently sit in fifth place in the Eastern
Marquez joined the Red Bulls last summer with former France
striker Thierry Henry after both players left Barcelona.