Independent panel rescinds red card for Atlanta's Leandro Gonzalez Pirez

The Independent Panel, consisting of one representative each from the US Soccer Federation, Canadian Soccer Association and Professional Referees Organization, has ruled on one appeal resulting from Week 7 of the 2017 MLS regular season.

Gonzalez Pirez red card

The Independent Panel has unanimously rescinded the fine and one-game suspension for the red card issued to Atlanta United defender Leandro Gonzazlez Pirez for denial of an obvious goal scoring opportunity in the first-half stoppage time of Atlanta’s match against the Montreal Impact on April 15.

As a result of Atlanta United’s appeal, Gonzalez Pirez will be eligible to play in Atlanta’s next match against Real Salt Lake on April 22 (9:30 pm ET | MLS LIVE).


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