CONCACAF suspends El Salvador duo for biting U.S. players in Gold Cup

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Henry Romero received a six-game ban while Darwin Ceren will have to miss the next three official matches with the national team

El Salvador's Henry Romero and Darwin Ceren on Saturday were suspended by CONCACAF for "anti-sporting behavior" following their Gold Cup quarterfinal match against the United States.

Both players received the harsh penalties for biting U.S. opponents during a 2-0 loss to the Americans on Wednesday in Philadelphia.

'Only my girl is allowed to grab my nipples!'

Los Cuscatlecos defender Romero received a six-match ban after biting Jozy Altidore on the back. He also twisted the nipple of the U.S. forward.

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Midfielder Darwin Ceren picked up a three-game suspension after chomping down on Omar Gonzalez.

The Americans went on to face Costa Rica in the tournament's semifinals.

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