COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — 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 cameras.
Fines of MLS players are collected and donated to charity.