05 Jun Galaxy’s Derrick Williams suspended 5 matches for red-card deal with on Timbers’ Andy Polo
LA Galaxy defender Derrick Williams been suspended 5 further matches and fined an undisclosed quantity for his laborious foul on Andy Polo that left the Portland Timbers ahead with a season-ending harm.
Williams was proven a purple card for the deal with on Polo within the first half of Timbers’ 3-Zero win towards the Galaxy on Might 22. Polo was helped off the sphere and suffered a ruptured quadriceps muscle and a tear within the meniscus in his left knee.
Williams served his computerized one-game suspension on Might 29 throughout the Galaxy’s match towards the San Jose Earthquakes. With Main League Soccer’s ruling on Friday, he’ll now be suspended a total of six video games.
Amid the fallout of the deal with, Williams has suffered on-line racial abuse, prompting the Galaxy to sentence the threatening messages.
“This abhorrent language and conduct haven’t any place in our sport or in our society,” the Galaxy stated on Might 28. “The membership is working with Main League Soccer and the right authorities to establish any and all abusers. We’ll take the suitable subsequent steps to guard Derrick and all of our gamers from these acts of hate.”