MLS issues punishment for Philadelphia, Chivas

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber issued punishments to Chivas USA and Philadelphia Union coaches, players and staff after multiple individuals left their respective technical areas during the 85th minute of their match on April 21.

Union head coach Peter Nowak, who was shown a red card in the match to automatically collect a one-game suspension, has been suspended one additional game and fined $5,000 for leaving his team's technical area, entering the field of play and initiating contact with an opposing player.

Chivas head coach Robin Fraser has been fined $500 for leaving his team's technical area and crossing midfield.

Both clubs have been fined as well with the Union drawing a $5,000 fine and Chivas drawing a $2,500 for the behavior of their respective players and staff members.