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MLS toughens penalties on Montreal Impact coach
D.C. United coach Ben Olsen, right, and Montreal Impact coach Marco Schllibaum, far left background, are escorted off the soccer field during the second half of an MLS soccer game Saturday, Aug. 19, 2013, in Montreal. Schallibaum and Olsen were ejected in the 75th minute after Impact's Justin Mapp and United's James Riley both went for a ball along the sidelines. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Peter McCabe)
August 23, 2013, 3:28 pm

NEW YORK (AP) Major League Soccer has suspended Montreal Impact coach Marco Schallibaum an additional game and fined him another $5,000 for repeated misconduct.

Schallibaum was ejected against D.C. United on Aug. 17. That brought an automatic one-game suspension and $500 fine. The latest punishment means he will miss two games and be fined $5,500.

He has been dismissed from three games this season and suspended by MLS for entering the field another time.

MLS Commissioner Don Garber on Friday also rescinded the automatic one-game suspension and fine D.C. United coach Ben Olsen received for his dismissal Aug. 17 in Montreal.

Separately, MLS fined Chicago Fire assistant Leo Percovich an additional $500 for conduct leading to his ejection Aug. 17 against New England.

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