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United's Espindola faces six-game suspension
United's Espindola faces six-game suspension

Major League Soccer Fabian Espindola, D.C. United's most influential attacker during this renaissance season at RFK Stadium, is facing a six-game suspension from MLS for shoving an assistant referee after the playoff finale last month, sources familiar with the case said Thursday. Espindola shared the team lead in goals with 11 and was first in assists with nine during United's first-place campaign. A six-game ban, among the longest in league history for on-field behavior, would constitute about 18 percent of the 34-game regular season next year. MLS will also fine him an undisclosed amount. The suspension is not expected to prevent him from playing in the CONCACAF...

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