TAMPA, Fla. – The following is the USL’s discipline report for Week 19 of the 2018 United Soccer League season:
The Richmond Kickers’ Alex Lee has been suspended for three games following the review of an incident in last Friday’s game with the New York Red Bulls II by the Independent Discipline Panel. Lee will be unavailable for Richmond’s contests against ATL UTD 2 (July 21), the Charleston Battery (July 28) and Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (August 1).
The Charlotte Independence’s Caleb Calvert has been suspended for three games following his red card for violent conduct against Nashville SC last Wednesday night. Calvert will be unavailable for the Independence’s games against FC Cincinnati (July 18), Louisville City FC (July 21) and Penn FC (July 28).
Louisville City FC’s Oscar Jimenez has been suspended for one game following his red card for serious foul play against the Charleston Battery this past Saturday. Jimenez will be unavailable for Louisville’s game this Saturday against the Charlotte Independence.
Phoenix Rising FC’s Kevon Lambert has been suspended for one game following his red card for serious foul play against Fresno FC this past Saturday. Lambert will be unavailable for Rising FC’s game this Friday against Seattle Sounders FC 2.
Both the New York Red Bulls II’s Evan Louro and Fresno FC’s Zach Hayden-Ellis have been suspended one game following their dismissals for two yellow cards against the Richmond Kickers and Phoenix Rising FC. Louro will be unavailable for New York’s game on Wednesday night against Bethlehem Steel FC, while Hayden-Ellis will be unavailable for Fresno’s game on July 25 against OKC Energy FC.
The Charlotte Independence’s Joel Johnson and Swope Park Rangers’ Matheus Silva have each been suspended for one game after receiving their fifth yellow cards of the season. Johnson will be unavailable for the Independence’s game with FC Cincinnati on Wednesday night, and Silva will be unavailable for the Rangers’ game with Orange County SC, also on Wednesday night.
Penn FC’s Dan Metzger has served a one-game suspension after receiving his fifth yellow card of the season on July 9 against the Richmond Kickers. Metzger served the suspension in Penn’s contest against Ottawa Fury FC this past Saturday.
The following players enter the upcoming matches one caution away from a yellow card accumulation suspension. A fifth caution would result in a one-game suspension and undisclosed fine. Here is the breakdown per club:
Bethlehem Steel FC (2): James Chambers, Olivier Mbaizo
Charlotte Independence (1): Alex Martinez
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (1): Jordan Schweitzer
Fresno FC (1): Rony Argueta
Indy Eleven (1): Ayoze
LA Galaxy II (2): Emmanuel Appiah, Julian Buescher
Las Vegas Lights FC (2): Miguel Garduno, Marcelo Alatorre
New York Red Bulls II (1): Cristian Casseres Jr.
North Carolina FC (1): Marcel Kandziora
OKC Energy FC (1): Callum Ross
Orange County SC (1): Aodhan Quinn
Penn FC (1): Tiago Calvano
Portland Timbers 2 (1): Eryk Williamson
Richmond Kickers (1): Heviel Cordoves
Sacramento Republic FC (3): Villyan Bijev, Shannon Gomez, Jeremy Hall
Saint Louis FC (2): Jonathan Barden, Lewis Hilton
San Antonio FC (4): Cesar Elizondo, Jose Escalante, Pecka, Diego Restrepo
Seattle Sounders FC 2 (1): Ray Saari
Swope Park Rangers (2): Amer Didic, Wan Kuzain
Tampa Bay Rowdies (1): Georgi Hristov
The following players enter the upcoming matches one caution away from a yellow card accumulation suspension for receiving an eighth caution this season, which would result in a one-game suspension and undisclosed fine. Here is the breakdown per club:
FC Cincinnati (1): Dekel Keinan
Las Vegas Lights FC (1): Marco Jaime
OKC Energy FC (1): Christian Ibeagha
Ottawa Fury FC (1): Eddie Edward