Sporting Kansas City players Kevin Ellis (4), Graham Zusi (8) and Matt Besler (5) celebrated after beating the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday night at Children’s Mercy Park, but on Wednesday, Major League Soccer gave Ellis a one-match suspension for inadvertently elbowing Vancouver midfielder Giles Barnes in the face earlier in the match.
Sporting Kansas City players Kevin Ellis (4), Graham Zusi (8) and Matt Besler (5) celebrated after beating the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday night at Children’s Mercy Park, but on Wednesday, Major League Soccer gave Ellis a one-match suspension for inadvertently elbowing Vancouver midfielder Giles Barnes in the face earlier in the match. File photo by Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com
Sporting Kansas City players Kevin Ellis (4), Graham Zusi (8) and Matt Besler (5) celebrated after beating the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday night at Children’s Mercy Park, but on Wednesday, Major League Soccer gave Ellis a one-match suspension for inadvertently elbowing Vancouver midfielder Giles Barnes in the face earlier in the match. File photo by Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

Sporting KC defender Kevin Ellis receives one-match suspension for elbow to opponent’s face

August 24, 2016 06:24 PM

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