Wayne Rooney straight red card reversed, Lucho Acosta's isn't

It looked like Wayne Rooney was heading for an early shower in D.C. United's Fourth of July clash against FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium, but the referee had a change of heart after Video Review.

Rooney tackled FC Dallas winger Michael Barrios during the first half with a challenge from behind which saw the Englishman lunge into the air and catch Barrios on the upper leg. Referee Nima Saghafi initially showed Rooney a red card, and then opted to look at the play on Video Review. After consulting the monitor, Saghafi rescinded the red card and instead opted to punish the foul with a yellow card.

At the time of the foul, FC Dallas held a 1-0 lead, thanks to an early goal from Santiago Mosquera.

It got worse for the visitors, however, as not only did Dominique Badji get a goal to extend FC Dallas' lead, but substitute Luciano Acosta was sent off after a Video Review for stepping on Paxton Pomykal as both players went for the ball.

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