Chris Tierney is cautioned by referee Baldomero Toledo on Saturday against Philadelphia.
Chris Tierney is cautioned by referee Baldomero Toledo on Saturday against Philadelphia.
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New England defender Chris Tierney has been suspended for one game by Major League Soccer for a reckless challenge the league said endangered the safety of Philadelphia forward Sebastien LeToux during a game last weekend.

Tierney also was fined Wednesday by MLS's disciplinary committee. He will miss Thursday's match at Portland.

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