TAMPA, Fla. – The following is the USL’s discipline report for Week 20 of the 2018 United Soccer League season:
FC Cincinnati's Emery Welshman has been suspended for three games by the Independent Discipline Panel following the review of an incident last Wednesday night against the Charlotte Independence. Welshman served the first game of his suspension this past Saturday against the New York Red Bulls II and will also be unavailable for FCC’s contests with Nashville SC (Aug. 4) and Penn FC (Aug. 12).
Indy Eleven’s Brad Ring has been suspended for one game by the Independent Discipline Panel following the review of an incident last Saturday night against the Tampa Bay Rowdies. Ring will be unavailable for Thursday’s game against Bethlehem Steel FC.
Nashville SC’s London Woodberry has been suspended for one game after his sending off for two yellow cards against Ottawa Fury FC this past Saturday. Woodberry will be unavailable for Wednesday night’s game with ATL UTD 2.
OKC Energy FC’s Christian Ibeagha has been suspended for one game after receiving his eighth yellow card of the season this past Saturday against Sacramento Republic FC. Ibeagha will be unavailable for Energy FC’s game on Wednesday night against Fresno FC.
The Tampa Bay Rowdies’ Georgi Hristov has been suspended for one game after receiving his fifth yellow card of the season this past Saturday against Indy Eleven. Hristov will be unavailable for Tampa Bay’s game this Saturday against the New York Red Bulls II.
The Swope Park Rangers’ Amer Didic is no longer on caution accumulation warning, having had one caution removed under the USL’s Good Behavior incentive to place him on three cautions for the season.
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:
ATL UTD 2 (1): Andrew Kendall-Moulin
Bethlehem Steel FC (2): James Chambers, Olivier Mbaizo
Charlotte Independence (2): Kevan George, Alex Martinez
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (1): Jordan Schweitzer
FC Cincinnati (1): Blake Smith
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 (2): Kyle Bekker, Marcel Kandziora
OKC Energy FC (1): Callum Ross
Orange County SC (2): Alex Crognale, Aodhan Quinn
Penn FC (1): Tiago Calvano
Phoenix Rising FC (2): Doue Mala, James Musa
Portland Timbers 2 (1): Eryk Williamson
Real Monarchs SLC (2): Jack Blake, James Moberg
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 (2): Ray Saari, Denso Ulysse
Swope Park Rangers (1): Wan Kuzain
Toronto FC II (1): Rocco Romeo
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 (2): Dekel Keinan, Emmanuel Ledesma
Las Vegas Lights FC (1): Marco Jaime
OKC Energy FC (1): Christian Ibeagha
Ottawa Fury FC (1): Eddie Edward
Tampa Bay Rowdies (1): Joe Cole