Four Players Were Suspended After US vs. Mexico Soccer Match

Last updated on June 24th, 2023 at 09:52 pm

Four players were suspended after the ugly semis match between US and Mexico. The game featured shoving and pushing among players of both teams.

The soccer match between US and Mexico on June 16, 2023, was supposed to be a thrilling semifinal of the Concacaf Nations League. However, it turned into a chaotic and violent spectacle.

According to bookie pay per head reviews and news sites, the US team dominated the game from start to finish. They scored three goals and kept a clean sheet against their archrivals. Christian Pulisic, the captain and star of the team, scored a brace and showed his class and skill throughout the match. Ricardo Pepi, the young sensation who recently switched his allegiance from Mexico to the US, added a third goal in the second half and celebrated with his teammates.

According to pay per head bookie reports, the match ended early after the crowd started discriminatory chants. Also, four players received a red card. As a result, Concacaf suspended them due to their on-field misconduct.

Weston McKennie of the US and Cesar Montes of Mexico got four-game suspensions. The former had his shirt ripped during a commotion in the game. On the other hand, Sergino Dest of the US and Gerardo Arteaga of Mexico got three-game suspensions.

Four Players Were Suspended After Semis Match

Four Players Were Suspended After US vs. Mexico Soccer MatchThe suspensions include a mandatory one-game exclusion from all upcoming Concacaf National Team events.

Just before the 70-minute mark, tensions boiled over when Montes was shown a red card for kicking out at Folarin Balogun, and McKennie was shown a red card for his part in the subsequent melee. The two sides got into another confrontation 15 minutes later when Arteaga and Dest were given straight red cards for assaulting each other.

Concacaf also said that both federations would be fined an unknown amount and that “further serious punishments” would be enforced if similar situations occurred in their remaining matches. Three days later, the United States Men’s National Team defeated Canada, 2-0, to claim the Nations League championship.

The United States Men’s National Team will play Jamaica in Chicago on the first day of the Gold Cup, while Mexico will take on Honduras in Houston on the second day. Before kickoff, you may learn how to bet on soccer. That way, you can have the chance to win money while watching the game.

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