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PRO releases referee assignments for Week 3 of the MLS season

The Professional Referee Organization has announced the referee assignments for Week 2 of the 2018 MLS season: 

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

D.C. United vs. Houston Dynamo

Maryland SoccerPlex (1:30 pm ET; TV & streaming info)

Referee: David Gantar
AR1: Phil Briere
AR2: Gianni Facchini
4th: Sorin Stoica
VAR: Geoff Gamble

Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew SC

Talen Energy Stadium (2 pm ET; TV & streaming info)

Referee: Nima Saghafi
AR1: Peter Manikowski
AR2: Peter Balciunas
4th: Marcos DeOliveira
VAR: Jorge Gonzalez

Minnesota United vs. Chicago Fire

TFC Bank Stadium (2 pm ET; TV & streaming info)

Referee: Alex Chilowicz
AR1: Jason White
AR2: Felisha Mariscal
4th: Baldomero Toledo
VAR: Kevin Terry Jr.

Montreal Impact vs. Toronto FC

Stade Olympique (3 pm ET;  TV & streaming info)

Referee: Robert Sibiga
AR1: Corey Parker
AR2: Nick Uranga
4th: Armando Villarreal
VAR: Silviu Petrescu

New York City FC vs. Orlando City

Yankee Stadium (3:30 pm ET; TV & streaming info)

Referee: Jose Carlos Rivero
AR1: Brian Poeschel
AR2: Brian Dunn
4th: Daniel Radford
VAR: Alan Kelly

Atlanta Untied vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

Mercedes-Benz Stadium (7:30 pm ET; TV & streaming info)

Referee: Ismail Elfath
AR1: Matthew Nelson
AR2: Adam Garner
4th: Rubiel Vazquez
VAR: Juan Guzman Jr.

Sporting Kansas City vs. San Jose Earthquakes

Children's Mercy Park (8:30 pm ET; TV & streaming info)

Referee: Allen Chapman
AR1: Adam Wienckowski
AR2: Kevin Klinger
4th: Hilario Grajeda
VAR: Edvin Jurisevic

Real Salt Lake vs. New York Red Bulls

Rio Tinto Stadium (9 pm ET; TV & streaming info)

Referee: Ted Unkel
AR1: Eduardo Mariscal
AR2: Michael Kampmeinert
4th: Fotis Bazakos
VAR: Drew Fischer

SUNDAY, MARCH 18

FC Dallas vs. Seattle Sounders

Toyota Stadium (5 pm ET; TV & streaming info)

Referee: Christopher Penso
AR1: Jeffrey Hosking
AR2: Apolinar Mariscal
4th: Alejandro Mariscal
VAR: Kevin Stott
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