As a result of the denied appeal, Omsberg is not eligible to play in Chicago’s next regular-season game on Wednesday, Aug. 4 against New York City FC as he serves a one-match suspension for the red card.
RED CARD: Wyatt Omsberg, Chicago Fire FC - 34th minute
Each club is entitled to two unsuccessful appeals per season, including the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. Since Chicago’s appeal was unsuccessful, the club has one unsuccessful appeal remaining for any future dismissals in the 2021 season.
The Independent Review Panel consists of one representative from the U.S. Soccer Federation, one representative from the Canadian Soccer Association, and one independent representative nominated by the Professional Referee Organization.