Montreal Impact appeal for goalkeeper Evan Bush's red card denied

Evan Bush - Montreal Impact - Making a Save

The Independent Review Panel has ruled one player appeal from Week 26 midweek action in the 2016 MLS season.

Bush red card

The Independent Review Panel, the ruling body for player appeals, has denied the Montreal Impact's appeal for the red card that goalkeeper Evan Bush received in this past Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Orlando City. As a result, Bush will be forced to serve his one-game suspension during this Saturday's road game against the Philadelphia Union (7 pm ET, MLS LIVE).

Bush was sent off in the 51st minute for what referee Silviu Petrescu adjudged to be denial of an obviously goalscoring opportunit for bringing down Orlando's Carlos Rivas.

Per league rules, each MLS club is entitled to two unsuccessful appeals per season (including playoffs). This was Montreal's first unsuccessful appeal.
The Independent Panel consists of one representative from the US Soccer Federation, one representative from the Canadian Soccer Association and one representative from the Professional Referees Organization.