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MLS suspends Chivas USA's Alvarez 2 games

Updated: May 9, 2013, 9:55 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Chivas USA midfielder Carlos Alvarez was suspended two games and fined an undisclosed amount by the MLS on Thursday for `violent conduct' during a game last weekend.

Alvarez was punished for kicking the ball Peterson Joseph's head while the Sporting Kansas City player lay on the ground in the 73rd minute of Chivas' 4-0 loss on Sunday.

Alvarez will miss games against Portland this Sunday and against Real Salt Lake on May 19.

The MLS' disciplinary committee also fined ...

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