Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore fined for reckless misconduct
Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore (17) celebrates his goal against Club America during first half CONCACAF Champions League semifinal action in Toronto on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Canadian Press
Published Tuesday, May 14, 2019 7:47PM EDT
NEW YORK -- Major League Soccer has fined Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore an undisclosed amount for reckless misconduct.
The incident occurred in the 82nd minute of Toronto's 2-1 loss to visiting Philadelphia on Saturday. Altidore kicked the ball into the BMO Field stands after being whistled for a foul. Altidore was shown a yellow card for dissent on the play.
Altidore returned to action Saturday as a 72nd-minute substitution after missing three games with a hamstring injury.
He is expected to return to Toronto's starting lineup for Wednesday's game against visiting D.C. United.
Meanwhile, New York Red Bulls midfielder Derrick Etienne Jr., and FC Dallas midfielder Pablo Aranguiz were fined for embellishment.