The Disciplinary Committee has suspended two players in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 2 games.
The first suspensions of the Clausura season – after no one was red-carded in round one – go to Edson Puch of Querétaro for receiving two yellow cards in the same game and to Fernando Uribe of Toluca for violent conduct.
Both players were given one-game suspensions and will sit out Jornada 3.
FIFA has released the latest list of sanctions for incidents in recent 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches, and, as has become customary, Mexico is once again present due to homophobic chanting.
The latest round of disciplinary action was announced on Monday, with Mexico receiving 10,000 Swiss Francs in fines plus a warning for “improper conduct among spectators (homophobic chant)” for their October 6th game against Trinidad and Tobago.
This is the 12th time that Mexico has been fined and/or warned for homophobic chanting in 2018 World Cup qualifiers:
The Disciplinary Committee has suspended eight players, upheld a red card appeal, and opened an investigation into a coach in the aftermath of this weekend’s Jornada 15 games.
Alexander Mejía of León and Jaine Barreiro of Atlas were given one-game suspensions for denial of a clear goal-scoring opportunity, while Osvaldo González of Toluca and Nicolás Castillo of Pumas UNAM were suspended one game for a lack of respect towards the match officials.